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Remainders: "There will be one person in charge," mayor says

  • Cathie Black received the waiver she needs to become chancellor. (GS, Times, DN, WNYC)
  • Bloomberg on the Black-Suransky pairing: “There will be one person in charge.” (Daily Politics)
  • Eli Broad argues that management is the most important skill for superintendents. (HuffPo)
  • Teachers will go to Hearst tomorrow and ask to be hired as Black’s replacement. (Observer)
  • Gayle King, Oprah Winfrey’s best friend, says Black is “scary smart.” (Gatecrasher)
  • Shael Polakow-Suransky is a “thoughtful educator” who shares Klein’s love of data. (Village Voice)
  • City education officials are making decisions this week about which schools to close. (WNYC)
  • In Albany, a bill that allocates federal school aid would also freeze funding to charters. (Albany T-U)
  • A city teacher was suspended for using a Spanish slang word with many meanings, some profane. (AP)
  • Getting the best teachers into the neediest schools is proving a challenge in Milwaukee. (Hechinger)
  • The Philadelphia superintendent interceded to replace one contractor with another. (Inquirer)
  • Rick Hess examines some of the trade-offs prompted by special ed spending mandates. (EdWeek)
  • Despite early-onset Alzheimer’s, US Ed Sec Arne Duncan’s mother Sue continues to tutor. (Chicago Trib)