She clearly must have a different definition of integrity than I do.
-- Leonie Haimson
Klein And Murdoch - A Model In Cronyism And CorruptionToday's NY Times puff piece on Joel Klein (Steering Murdoch in Scandal, Klein Put School Goals Aside) was a howl.
-- Perdido Street School blog
We’ve had our history of battles,” Ms. Weingarten said of Mr. Klein. “But he’s always had a reputation for integrity, and I can’t imagine the last several months of being mired in this scandal have been fun for him.”After her May 1 chat with Steve Brill (The Enemy Within: Warning, Ed Deformer in the Hous...) really, Randi is the gift that keeps giving. I would add Weingarten to that headline.
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, who has clashed with Mr. Klein in the past, called the company’s education push in the midst of the hacking scandal “the definition of chutzpahLeonie responds:
And yet she’s on the advisory board of the Gates-funded LLC that will hold confidential teacher and student data, and be operated by Wireless Generation.
My comment in response to Leonie was that Klein actually has more integrity that Randi since he states what he is.
On another front, there is Obama's amazingly dumb statement about charters as Incubators of Innovation. I tweeted that's like saying FOX is an incubator of fair and balanced journalism.
Diane Ravitch blogged about it:
“Incubators of Innovation?”