Monthly Archives: November 2010

Remainders: Caps for Sale

On her first day as chancellor-designate, Cathie Black read to students in the Bronx. (GS, NYT, Observer) Black wouldn’t answer a parent’s questions about this year’s school closings. (WNYC) “That was yesterday,” Black said about the controversy that surrounds her appointment. (WSJ) Yesterday, Black said that people at parties are thanking her for taking the job. … Continue reading

Black’s second introduction of the day is to education staffers

Schools chancellor-to-be Cathleen Black introduced herself twice today. One introduction was in person, made to parents, teachers and the press at a Bronx elementary school. The other came in the form of an e-mail sent to Department of Education staffers this afternoon. “You might have heard or read a little about me in the past … Continue reading

After three weeks, Black goes public at a public school

Publishing executive Cathleen Black, who yesterday was granted the waiver she needs to become schools chancellor, greets students outside of P.S. 109 this morning. At her first public visit to a city school today, newly green-lighted chancellor-to-be Cathleen Black met a handful of students and teachers, praised the student’s artwork on the walls, and was … Continue reading