Big news in the wake of the announcement that the superintendents of New Jersey's most "troubled" schools need not have educational experience:
It's about time that schools started emulating American business, because we all know how well American business has been doing!Board Vice President Ilan Plawker said he is “very comfortable” with the new regulations, adding that he had no experience as an educator before serving on his local school board and now on the state board.“These jobs require the administrative skills gained from having run a successful business,” Plawker said. “Our end goal is a business product – getting our kids through school and ready for work or college.”
In that spirit, I am pleased to announce the new leaders that will guide our state's
Word around both State Street and Wall Street is that future candidates for other Abbott districts include Tony Hayward of British Petroleum, William Weldon of Johnson & Johnson, Richard Grasso of the NYSE, and, of course, George Norcross.
I feel MUCH better about our schools now!