Joel Klein

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Joel Klein was Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education from 2002 to 2010. He subsequently became an executive vice-president of News Corporation.[1]


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News Corporation

Klein joined News Corporation in January 2011 as executive vice president in the office of the chairman and chief executive of the company’s new education unit.[2]

Free Schools Conference

Klein spoke at the Free Schools Conference in England on 29th January 2011 alongside Education Secretary Michael Gove, Mike Feinberg and Karinne Kennedy.[3]

Phone hacking investigation

Rupert Murdoch announced on 6 July 2011 that he had appointed Klein to "provide important oversight and guidance" as his company "fully cooperate with the police in all investigations" into the phone hacking scandal which had engulfed News Corporation subsidiary News International.[4]

External Resources

Notes

  1. Andy Newman, Hearst Official to Replace Klein at Helm of City Schools, nytimes.com, 9 November 2010.
  2. Peter Hutchison, Phone hacking: Rupert Murdoch brings in Joel Klein to oversee investigation, telegraph.co.uk, 7 July 2011.
  3. Hundreds of teachers, charities and parents gather for first ever Free Schools conference, Department for Education, 28 January 2011.
  4. Peter Hutchison, Phone hacking: Rupert Murdoch brings in Joel Klein to oversee investigation, telegraph.co.uk, 7 July 2011.
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