NYC Schools Chancellor Booed At First Hearing

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New York –Cathie Black was greeted by a chorus of boos at Wednesday night’s Panel for Educational Policy meeting in Fort Greene.

The loudest heckling was heard when Black mentioned her boss, Mayor Bloomberg, who was also booed on Monday during his Martin Luther King Day speech.

The meeting’s chairman tried to quiet the jeering with a plea for “civility,” but the crowd could not be silenced.

Parents of students at the mostly minority John Jay High School in Park Slope voiced their opposition to a plan to cram an “elite” new high school inside John Jay’s building.

Read more at the Huffington Post

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