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Talk of post in Obama cabinet: Klein smiles but doesn't confirm

Chancellor Joel Klein (via ##
Chancellor Joel Klein (via ##

Today’s Washington Post singled out Chancellor Joel Klein as a potential Secretary of Education pick for the now-in-formation Barack Obama administration.

Is Klein angling to get the heck out of Gotham? If he is, he’s not saying.

Smiling broadly, Klein told reporters this afternoon that he hadn’t spoken to the president-elect and that it would be “presumptuous” for him to comment on whether he’d accept a job that hasn’t been offered to him. “I have a job,” the chancellor said.

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