Joel Klein


Stamford Series Aims To Increase Civility

These days, when so many people seem self absorbed, the push is on to show some manners and kindness to those who need a hand.


Cathie Black takes a tour of the five boroughs on her first day on the job as schools chancellor. (Photo/Stan Brooks)

New Head Of NYC Schools Launches 5-Borough Tour

The former Hearst Magazines chairwoman appeared at Public School 262 in Bedford-Stuyvesant and was also set to visit schools in Queens, the Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island.


Cathie Black

Black Set To Start Monday As New Chancellor

The publishing executive chosen to lead New York City’s sprawling public school system will spend her first day as chancellor on a five-borough school tour Monday, despite the criticism over what opponents call a lack of experience.


Cathie Black and Joel Klein (credit: AP)

Black Preps To Take Over In New Year

With the New Year comes new leadership in the Department of Education. Cathie Black will take over for outgoing Chancellor Black, starting her new position on Monday.


Cathie Black

US Education Chief Meets NYC’s Future Chancellor

Duncan was in New York for an announcement about an initiative to beef up GED programs.


Cathie Black

US Education Chief To Meet With Cathie Black

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is preparing to meet with the publishing executive who is poised to take over the city’s public school system.


Hearst Magazines chairwoman Cathie Black, left, New York's new schools chancellor, meets parents as she visits Public School 109 in the Bronx on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, in New York.  It was Black's first public appearance a day after the state granted her a waiver to bypass state law requiring chancellors to have education experience. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Incoming NYC Schools Chancellor Greets Children

The publishing executive set to take over the nation’s largest school system greeted Bronx children a day after clearing a final hurdle to becoming chancellor.


Cathie Black

Black Appointment May End Up In Court

Protesters led by Brooklyn Councilman Charles Barron were vowing to file a temporary restraining order Monday to prevent Cathie Black from taking the post.


Cathie Black and Joel Klein (credit: AP)

Critics Protest Reported Deal To Name Black As Chancellor

At a Saturday morning news conference, various community leaders voiced their opposition to reports that Black will be granted a waiver to become chancellor.


Cathie Black

Sources: Cathie Black To Get Her Waiver

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial choice to be the city’s schools chancellor has received the go-ahead.


Cathie Black is seen with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and outgoing New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office

Panel Votes Against Waiver For Cathie Black

In a potential setback for Mayor Bloomberg’s hand-picked choice to run NYC schools, an eight-member panel of education experts has voted against recommending a waiver for Cathie Black.


Cathie Black is seen with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and outgoing New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office

Bill de Blasio Wants Public Forum On Schools Pick

Just how much is known about Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s pick for New York City Schools Chancellor?


Cathie Black, Mike Bloomberg

Critics Disparage Chancellor Pick; Mayor Defends Choice

Mayor Bloomberg insisted Friday that Cathie Black, the chairwoman of the Hearst publishing empire, has what it takes to run the nation’s largest school system.


Joel Klein  (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Getty Images)

New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein Resigns

After more than eight years running New York City’s public schools, Chancellor Joel Klein is stepping down. And, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Klein’s surprising replacement.


Eye On New York

Eye On New York: Back To School

In this week’s edition of Eye On New York, CBS 2 looks at this summer’s transition to Back to School.

CBS 2–08/06/2010