U.S. education officials lobbied against Starr for New York City schools post (washingtonpost.com) -- Gazette.Net


U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and at least one other Education Department official urged New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and his team not to choose Montgomery County Schools Superintendent Joshua P. Starr as the city’s next schools chancellor, according to several people knowledgable about the selection process. Read the full story at washingtonpost.com.