Joel Klein, Survivor

This week marks the fifth-year anniversary of Joel Klein’s becoming chancellor for the city’s public schools, a job that’s been a revolving door for most of his predecessors.

Asked in an interview about his level of satisfaction about what’s been accomplished, he gave himself a mixed report card.

“If you mean satisfied in terms of where I think we need to get to, the answer is no,” he said. “There is a lot more that we need to do. If you mean satisfied looking back over five years, the answer is yes.”

Feel free to weigh in here with your own assessments.

Joel Klein, Survivor