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April 7, 2011

A few reasons why Cathie Black is out as NYC’s schools chancellor

  • <100  number of days media exec Cathie Black worked as chancellor of NYC public schools
  • 17% her approval rating according to a NY1-Marist poll taken on Monday (really bad)
  • 23% of those polled didn’t even know who she was or had never heard of her (even worse) source

» Her experience? Nonexistent. While Black has had a wide and varied career in the media industry, having been chairman of Hearst Magazines and a former president and publisher of USA Today, none of that stuff suggests she knows all that much about running the country’s biggest school district. Which might’ve been her undoing. Actually, let’s just say it was.

11:16 // 3 years ago