Chron Goes Ballistic Over Oakland School Board’s Decision

The San Francisco Chronicle went ballistic this morning over the Oakland school board’s decision to appoint an interim superintendent. The Chron was incensed because the board made its decision behind closed doors. As an advocate of open government, it’s hard to defend the board’s secret decision. Then again, when was the last time that any public agency made a decision in public to hire an interim leader? The Chron story should have provided that context.

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