Cathie Black

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Ex-NYC Schools Chief: Was it Sexism?

Cathie Black wonders if public drubbing would've been easier on a man

(Newser) - Cathie Black is out as chancellor of New York City's school system, and in her first post-firing/quitting interview, she wonders if sexism was part of the reason why: "If I were a guy, would I have had the pounding that I did?" the former Hearst honcho asks Fortune.... More »

Bloomberg Fires Ill-Qualified Schools Chancellor

Cathie Black had no experience in education

(Newser) - Cathie Black has resigned just three months into her tumultuous tenure as New York City schools chancellor, and city officials tell the New York Times that mayor Michael Bloomberg gave her a strong nudge out the door. Many were stunned when Bloomberg appointed Black in the first place; she’s... More »

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