Outraged [Green Party] Teachers Apply for Jobs at Hearst

Members of the Green Party appeared on WBAI's  "Education at the Crossroads" hosted by Basir Mchawi, on Thursday 12/2. Show archives are available at archive.wbai.org.

By Sarah Kate KramerWNYC

A day after Cathie Black received a waiver from the state education commissioner so she could take the top job in the New York City public school system, a small group of Green Party members responded by staging a protest at her old place of employment, Hearst Corporation headquarters in Midtown Manhattan. Five of them walked through the glass doors to apply for Black's job as chairwoman of the publishing giant.

Gloria Mattera, a public school parent and former Green Party candidate for lieutenant governor said that she knew she went in without the necessary prerequisites for the job.

"You will see if you review my resume that I am absolutely unqualified to run a publishing company, which is exactly what Cathie Black is to run the NYC Public School system."

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