Joel Klein, New York City's schools chancellor, is quitting to go to work for Rupert Murdoch - to help him put the News Corp. empire "in the education marketplace."And to replace him, Mayor Bloomberg has tapped Cathie Black, who is best known as the former publisher of USA Today, says Dan Collins, New York editor-at large for the Huffington Post. She currently runs Hearst Magazines, which publishes periodicals like Cosmopolitan, Seventeen and Good Housekeeping.

Whew.

Let's take this piece by piece.

Not surprising that Klein left. He's already been chancellor for eight years, a city record. In fact by New York standards, Klein...

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