The Answer Sheet: Rupert Murdoch


Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Another former public education official working for Murdoch

This time it is Justin Hamilton, the former press secretary to Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:35 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A New Job, Arne Duncan, Rupert Murdoch, With Joel Klein

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 11/23/2010

Murdoch buys education technology company

This didn't take long: Joel Klein announces on Nov. 9 that at year’s end he will resign as York City’s Schools chancellorship to become executive vice president at Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation. Yesterday the company announced it was buying a technology company with big financial ties to the New York City school system.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:06 PM ET, 11/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  education technology, joel klein, new york city public schools, news corp., news corporation, nyc schools, public schools, rupert murdoch, school policy, school reform, schools, wireless generation