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Remainders: "At least her last name is Black," says Councilman

  • No really guys, the Times wasn’t kidding when it asked who else Bloomberg interviewed. (NYT)
  • City Councilman Jumaane Williams on diversity: “At least her last name is Black.” (Daily Politics)
  • A comprehensive round-up of the studies done on Joel Klein’s policies. (EdWeek)
  • Klein says he has “zero doubt” that if he hadn’t resigned, the mayor would have kept him. (CNN)
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates: Cathie Black’s appointment is a ill-considered gamble. (The Atlantic)
  • Black’s description of the mayor’s job offer proves he can basically do whatever he wants. (Gawker)
  • Joe Nocera: Klein saw the teachers union as another monopoly that needed breaking up. (NYT)
  • Peter Murphy: repeal the law requiring NYC’s chancellor to be a licensed educator. (Chalkboard)
  • After school advocates and longer school day believers are fighting over federal funds. (Class Struggle)
  • Louisiana panel endorsed science text books over critics of the theory of evolution. (EdWeek)
  • Maryland is in danger of losing RttT money because of a change in teacher evaluations. (WBAL-TV)