“Among those under consideration who would mark a departure from the tradition of rewarding loyalists and party leaders include New York City Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein for education secretary and retired Marine Corps commandant Jim Jones for national security adviser. Both are viewed as non-ideological and have the potential to rankle liberal Democrats.”
There’s a much longer list of possible candidates for the job in today’s Chronicle of Higher Education, that includes at three sitting governors, Janet Napolitano, of
What do you think – which would be worse? Having Joel Klein become the Secretary of Education, or being stuck with him remaining as the NYC Chancellor? And if he left, who would be likely to replace him? Chris Cerf?
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