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Joel Klein Resigns

Changing of the Guard: One MBA to Another

Elizabeth Hampton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Elizabeth Hampton

Many educators view Black's appointment as a perpetuation of the trend to manage large school systems via a business model. This tactic is met with contention because corporate objectives are starkly different than those of public education.

Joel Klein's Good School Promise

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

Klein proved to be America's best example of an urban system head committed to 'the good school promise.' Joel had the courage to close struggling schools and open new schools (and the good fortune to work for a mayor that supported him).

Joel Klein Out, Cathie Black In: HuffPost Bloggers React to NYC Schools Chancellor Change

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Huffington Post

With the resignation of NYC schools Chancellor Joel Klein, Cathie Black will in all likelihood be the first woman to run the massive and much-watched school system.

What Is Joel Klein's Legacy?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

After serving eight years as New York City schools chancellor, Joel Klein announced his resignation from the post Tuesday. According to a statement m...