The mayor used the opening given to him by State Education Commissioner David Steiner, the holiday weekend and used his media support to put out the fire of his out of the box school's pick. Only a successful court ruling that Steiner used his waver power improperly could stop black appointment.
Lupica: Black may be 'superstar manager' but she's no educator (DN) * Cathie could get go-ahead from state on Monday (DN) * Parents, Community Leaders Urge State To "Deny The Waiver" (NY1) * Cathie may get OK today (NYP) * Eroding mayoral control (NYP Ed) * Critics Blast Compromise On Cathie Black Pick, Urge School Boycotts - Huffington Post * Pols like City Councilman Charles Barron say they'll sue if Bloomberg pushes (DN) * Protests over Cathie Black as schools chancellor (WABC) * City Pol Seeks Block on Schools Chancellor Pick (WNBC) * Three Assembly Democrats are trying to push a bill that would require legislative approval for NYC schools chancellor appointments. * Bloomberg: 'There Will Be One Person In Charge'
Rangel's Plan B
"My ethical violations did not involve taking bribes or sexual misconduct" - Rangel
Rangel Seeks Less Serious Punishment from House NYT) * Rangel Seeking House Leniency(WSJ) * Rangel Seeks Downgrade In Ethics Punishment (NY1)