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Schools Chancellor Cathie Black

How An Intern Fought Bloomberg Over Cathie Black Emails, And Won

Posted 07.07.2013 | New York

By Sergio Hernandez, Special to ProPublica. In November 2010, I was earning $300 a week for The Village Voice, blogging about unemployed actors who m...

Bloomberg To Appeal Order To Release Correspondences With Cathie Black

Posted 12.07.2011 | New York

The Bloomberg administration is set to appeal an order from the State Supreme Court to release email correspondences between the Mayor and former Scho...

The Only Major Counterweight to Economic or Political Power Is People Power

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Howard Steven Friedman

In a democracy, it is the people who need to have the power, not just the rich and powerful. Let us hope that Americans learn that their rights are very tenuous and need to be protected, rather than simply taken for granted.

Ex-Chancellor Crashes Car After Boozy Hamptons Party [POLL]

Posted 09.20.2011 | Education

Former New York City Schools Chancellor Cathie Black struggled to leave a "boozy Bastille Day bash" Saturday, crashing her SUV into a tree upon her de...

Alex Wagner

What Does Cathie Black's Departure Mean for Education Reformers? | Alex Wagner | Posted 06.11.2011 | Education

Thursday's ouster of New York City schools chief Cathie Black prompted a fair share of grimaces inside City Hall and served as vindication for skeptic...

Black Says Sexism Could Be To Blame For Ouster

Posted 06.08.2011 | New York

Cathie Black wonders if she would have been so harshly received if she were a man. "If I were a guy, would I have had the pounding that I did?" Black...

Joy Resmovits

Dennis Walcott: New NYC Schools Chancellor Greeted With Applause | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.07.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- From the cheering and excitement swirling around Tweed Courthouse this afternoon, one thing was clear -- Dennis Walcott has something Cath...

Blame Mayor Bloomberg for Cathie Black Fiasco

Dan Collins | Posted 06.07.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Cathie Black is out. Thank the Lord. Rather than beating up on the newly departed schools chancellor, let's be grateful that this train wreck ended before it did more damage.

Cathie Black OUT As Schools Chancellor

Posted 06.07.2011 | New York

Cathie Black is out as New York City Public Schools chancellor. Deputy Mayor Dennis Walcott will take over. In a press conference on Thursday, Bloo...

Cathie Black's Approval Rating Is Even Worse Than Before

Posted 06.05.2011 | New York

The more people get to know Schools Chancellor Cathie Black, the more they disapprove of her, according to a new NY1-Marist poll. Black's approval ra...

Black Fights For School Funds, Cuomo Insists Layoffs Unnecessary

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Cathie Black has experienced what may be her first successful public outing as chancellor. Yesterday the chancellor went to Albany to convince lawma...

Teachers Union Chief and Mayor Bloomberg Fall Out of Love

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

It's the end of another beautiful -- or at least mutually self-interested -- political friendship. National teachers union head Randi Weingarten has lost the love when it comes to Mayor Bloomberg.

Report: Bloomberg Cuts Deal On Schools Chief

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg reached a deal Friday to save the tottering candidacy of Cathleen P. Black to be the next chancellor of New York City schoo...

Critics Blast Compromise On Cathie Black Pick, Urge School Boycotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Critics of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's choice for the next schools chancellor say they will file for a temporary restraining order on Monday to try to p...

WATCH: Cathie Black Booed At First Public Meeting

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Cathie Black was greeted by a chorus of boos at Wednesday night's Panel for Educational Policy meeting in Fort Greene. The loudest heckling was hear...

Was Cathie Black Bloomberg's SECOND Choice? (UPDATED)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Cathie Black says she was Mayor Bloomberg's first pick for schools chancellor. "What he said to me is, 'You're the first person I've offered ...

We Don't Need Leaders That Spit in the Face of Democracy

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

When I lived in Venezuela, I was inundated with polar opposite media coverage. State-controlled media lauded President Chavez's accomplishments while ...

WATCH: Cathie Black's First Interview | 'Give Me A Chance'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Cathie Black beat back criticism of her appointment, scoffed at teacher tenure and urged people to get to know her in her first interview since becomi...

Cathie Black SLAMS Teachers' Tenure As 'LIfetime Guarantee'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Newly appointed Schools Chancellor Cathie Black wasted no time before attacking the tenure system, much maligned by her boss, Mayor Bloomberg. Blac...

Protest: Education Experts Apply For Black's Old Hearst Job

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Education experts are protesting the appointment of Cathie Black to NYC schools chancellor earlier this week. Green Party members lined up at Hearst...

Almost Chancellor

Alexander Russo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alexander Russo

As of this moment, nobody knows for sure whether Black will make it through this last hurdle, or how she'll do on the job. But if she ends up not getting the job it won't be the first time.

Bill De Blasio And Deborah Kenny Square Off On Cathie Black Debate (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Voices on all sides of the debate continue to spar over Mayor Michael Bloomberg's appointment of Cathie Black to replace Joel Klein as New York City s...

Bloomberg Hits Back On Cathie Black Criticism

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg pointedly criticized those who have questioned his choice of Cathie Black as the city's new schools chancellor. "It just goes to sho...

Two Top Schools Veterans Quit After Black Assumes Chancellor Position

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Two top schools officials have resigned in the wake of Cathie Black's surprise appointment. Photeine Anagnostopoulos, deputy chancellor for finance an...

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...