Archive for September 27th, 2002

27th September
2002

First Published in The New York Sun,  September 27, 2002
By Andrew Wolf

Until the culture of the old Board of Education is purged, change at the city’s Department of Education is bound to come slowly — too slowly if Mayor Bloomberg hopes to succeed in improving our schools.
One key part of this culture that newly appointed schools chancellor Joel Klein could examine are the reams of so-called “Chancel
lor’s Regulations” that govern much of what goes on in the educational system on a day-to-day basis, but are rarely discussed. Mr. Klein, with the flick of his pen, could accomplish a significant reform immediately by moderating, to take just one example, Chancellor’s Regulation A-101.
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