Monday, November 28, 2016

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Why did Antwan Wilson leave Oakland for D.C.?

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Why did Antwan Wilson leave Oakland for D.C.?:

Why did Antwan Wilson leave Oakland for D.C.?



Oakland former Supt. Antwan Wilson seems nonplussed by parent/community protest. 
A friend in D.C. asked me why I thought Oakland Supt. Antwan Wilson would leave his $400K/year job to take the job in his town. Here's what I told him:

I'll tell you why he's leaving. Oakland (like the A's) is the farm team to the major leagues. They sent us Tony Smith to IL to do Gov. Rauner's bidding. DC is a plum job for pay and visibility (Wilson did ok in Oakland, pulling down a tidy $400K/yr. Look for him to make about the same in D.C.). Heartbeat away from the DOE and Ed Sec job (if Dems make a comeback). Oakland’s schools have been led by 8 people in the past 16 years — some named by the school board and others appointed amid state takeover. It's the Broad Academy MO. Make a quick hit, chop Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Why did Antwan Wilson leave Oakland for D.C.?:
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