NYC Schools Chancellor
New York City Schools Chancellor Cathie Black opened up a can of worms Friday after joking about her solution for overcrowding in schools.
Duncan was in New York for an announcement about an initiative to beef up GED programs.
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.
Protesters led by Brooklyn Councilman Charles Barron were vowing to file a temporary restraining order Monday to prevent Cathie Black from taking the post.
At a Saturday morning news conference, various community leaders voiced their opposition to reports that Black will be granted a waiver to become chancellor.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial choice to be the city’s schools chancellor has received the go-ahead.