Schools chancellor pick bails on NYC
The person tapped to lead New York City's public schools has backed out of the job. Superintendent Alberto Carvalho of Miami-Dade County, Florida, told an emergency school board meeting Thursday that he had a change of heart so he can honor "an agreement and a pact I have with the children of Miami." It is an embarrassment for the de Blasio administration. Eric Phillips, the mayor's spokesman, blasted Carvalho. "Who would ever hire this guy again? Who would ever vote for him?" Phillips tweeted.