Thursday, September 13, 2007

Giuliani's "spotted record"

Hizzoner didn't achieve nearly what he wanted to when it came to education, the LA Times reports this morning. Giuliani pledged to fix New York's troubled schools, the Times says, yet the district endured eight years of chaos during his term.
"He left behind an expired union contract, an army of angry teachers and a school system that by his own admission was still delivering inferior educations to hundreds of thousands of students."

The Times quotes several of Giuliani's opponents and supporters, who generally reach the same conclusion: That his combative style worked against his efforts for school reform. To read the full report, click here.

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