Behind the Headline: Klein Out; Hearst Chairwoman In as NYC Schools Chancellor
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Klein Out; Hearst Chairwoman In as NYC Schools Chancellor
11/09/10 | NBC New York
Behind the Headline
New York City’s Education Battles
Spring 2008| Education Next
New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein announced Tuesday that he will leave his job; he will be replaced by Cathie Black, chairman of Hearst magazines. Klein has served as Schools Chancellor under Mayor Michael Bloomberg since 2002, when the mayor’s office gained control over the city’s schools. Peter Meyer wrote about Klein and Bloomberg and their strategy for school reform in the Spring 2008 issue of Ed Next.