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Fired Schools Chancellor Cathie Black Was 'Wrong Person For The Job,' Says Joel Klein

04/13/2011 08:49 am ET | Updated Jun 13, 2011

Failed city schools chancellor Cathie Black was "the wrong person" for the job, her predecessor, Joel Klein, said Tuesday.

Speaking to Bloomberg News, Klein praised the mayor for his decision to send Black packing after only three months on the job.

"Sometimes you just hire the wrong person for a job." Klein said.

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