One voice that keeps speaking out versus the evil that Bloom/Klein do to students is Juan Gonzalez of the Daily News. Thank God for journalists like him. Just pray that Mort Zuckerman doesn't kneecap him
Gonzalez had a quite interesting column in Friday's Daily News. Somehow, someway Gonzalez sees through the smoke and mirrors and realizes that it is not about Bloom/Klein, but about the children. That it is they are are being shortchanged. How it got published, which is in stark contrast to the Daily News' sycophantic editorial of the same day, I will never know.
But what caught my eye in Gonzalez' column is what Al Sharpton said in this whole imbroglio about the deception of Klein.
To promote his reforms nationwide, Klein even founded a nonprofit group last year with the Rev. Al Sharpton. They called it the Education Equality Project.
The new scores are so bad Sharpton has begun to distance himself from Klein. "I'm very disturbed and concerned by these scores," Sharpton said. "We were told students were improving, but it seems our kids were victims of dumbed-down tests to make the administration look good."