The State Education Commissioner will decided whether to grant Cathie Black a waiver — which is needed because she has no teaching experience.
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.
The media executive chosen by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to lead New York City’s sprawling public school system has spent the last week out of the public eye while controversy over her appointment grows.
Just how much is known about Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s pick for New York City Schools Chancellor?
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.