Bloomberg bestowed “gag gifts” upon a number of journalists, quipping that they “are reserved only for ‘the one percent,’” according to Fernanda Santos, an education reporter for the New York Times. Santos herself received a fake Department of Education “VIP Security Pass.”Yeah, sounds like a hoot. Meanwhile:
OK, let's be fair: as I've said before, "proficiency" on the NAEP is not a basic level of literacy as the label implies - it's actually a high standard of achievement. Still, for a guy who was running around in front the cameras only a couple of years ago, giving high-fives to Joel Klein, this isn't really great news.
I wonder if they have parties like this in Trenton?