[ProgressiveEd] Mayor Tightens Grip on School News

Abbe Futterman [email protected]
Thu, 15 May 2003 04:56:32 +0800

At the Chancellor's "public" meeting last Monday in District One, security
people were checking for press at the door. Our PA president was asked if
she was with the press because she was carrying a notebook. Someone should
write an article about this. Abbe
> From: [email protected]
> Date: Wed, 14 May 2003 16:32:17 +0000
> To: [email protected] (progressive education)
> Subject: [ProgressiveEd] Mayor Tightens Grip on School News
> Today's NYT and Daily News contain articles indicating that the Mayor has
> placed or will place his own spokesperson in Tweed to control the flow of
> news.  (Klein's current spokesperson is 'departing,' supposedly for personal
> reasons.)  The DN suggests that the Mayor is troubled by "loose lips" at
> Tweed.  So much for the public outcry for more openness and tranparency.
> --
> Carolyn Prager
> Advocates for Public
> Representation in Public Education
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