Joel Klein Steps Down As The Chancellor Of New York City Department of Education

November 10th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez
joelNov 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The chancellor of New York City Department of Education, Joel Klein stepped down from his post after eight years of service and the education management says that he would be replaced by Cathie Black. Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the news to the media in a press conference yesterday. Though Joel Klein announced his resignation but he did not announce the effective date.

Cathie Black, the chairperson of Hearst magazine told a reputed media source that she has no expectations of her post lightly. She said at a City Hall news conference that she had “limited” exposure to unions. Cathie Black, however, promised that she would listen to everyone’s “expectations” and try to do her best while serving her post as a chancellor. Joel Klein will serve the position as an executive vice president in the Office of Chairman and he has also been named as the board of director of News Corporation. The Mayor said in his statement that he has been the “tireless” champion for children and a dedicated “proponent” for reform.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that Joel Klein “implemented” creative ideas in the education system that have made a huge difference in the lives of millions of children. In his statement the former chancellor said that he had been privileged to wake up every morning knowing the fact that he had the opportunity to serve school system of the city which he loved from his heart. Hearst Corporation Vice Chairman and CEO Frank A. Bennack, Jr. he admires and supports the fact that the is no higher “priority” in United States of America than its education system and the “willingness” to improve itself and climb to the “trenches”.

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