FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 14, 2011
STATEMENT OF MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG ON STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT'S APPROVAL OF WAIVER FOR DENNIS WALCOTT TO SERVE AS NEW YORK CITY'S SCHOOLS CHANCELLOR
"Dennis Walcott has been working his entire life to help New York City's school children, and I am confident that experience will help him build on the successful reform efforts of the past nine years and improve our classrooms for the generations to come. I want to thank State Education Commissioner David Steiner and members of the screening panel for their support, and State Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch for her leadership."
Stu Loeser / Jessica Scaperotti (212) 788-2958
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