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FBI checks Duncan and Bennet; Joel Klein has no comment

David Hoff is reporting that the Denver and Chicago schools chiefs are getting background-checked by the Obama administration. How about our own Joel Klein? Through a spokesman, David Cantor, he just gave his answer:

No comment.

Klein also said he expects to be in New York City, which has been his standard answer as his name has been raised as a possible education secretary to Obama.

Background on Arne Duncan is here. Kate Boo wrote a great New Yorker piece on Bennet, which you can read here, but only if you are a subscriber and understand the New Yorker’s new archives, which I don’t. LynNell Hancock also posted a Word document here.

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