Comments made on the the nycpublicschoolparentsblog
Klein has employed a huge public relations staff to spin his policies in the media and counter criticism. He apparently has more PR staff than education policy advisors in his office. One of their key functions is to spread misinformation about the success of his policies.
NYC Educator said...While they are not at all effective at improving schools, Tweed excels at PR. One wonders whether, if they were to put their abilities to work toward reasonable class sizes and decent facilities for kids, rather than PR here and in Australia, they could actually accomplish something worthwhile.
It appears, though, as long as the PR is in place, nothing else matters.