Eric Nadelstern used to be the second-in-command at the NYC DOE, until he retired in January, 2011. Now, however, Nadelstern has issued a paper in which he attacks the Bloomberg education administration:
[they see] their primary role as creating opportunities for Bloomberg to step onto a national political stage after he [leaves] city government. Education reforms [are] now...evaluated on the basis of whether they contribute capital to the mayor’s political aspirations.
Click here to read Nadelstern's full report, and a summary thereof by Gotham Schools.
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