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Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 12/11/2013

StudentsFirst gives NY ed commissioner a friendly audience for Common Core forum

John King gets a rare friendly audience on his “listening tour” to talk about the Common Core.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:50 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:38 PM ET, 11/09/2010

Bloomberg errs again with NYC public schools

There is unfortunate symmetry to today’s news that Joel Klein had resigned as New York City Schools Chancellor today to join Rupert Murdoch’s outfit, and that he was being succeeded by Cathie Black, chair of Hearst Magazines. Klein, who is becoming an executive vice president for News Corp., had taken the job as chancellor without any experience in education.

By Valerie Strauss  |  07:38 PM ET, 11/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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