NY State Regents Exam gives Mayor Bloomberg free publicity…

h/t to Elizabeth Benjamin at the Daily News political blog

(excerpt from) NY Post
Mike gets ed. test mileage

By Angela Montefinise / June 21, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg got some free publicity on the state-created English Regents exam this month, scoring a positive mention in a reading-comprehension passage.

“New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spearheaded an ambitious plan, unveiled in 2002, to ring Manhattan with recreational, multi-use paths and greenways to make the entire waterfront accessible to walkers and cyclists,” gushed paragraph 14 of the mandatory passage, read by about 150,000 high school sophomores and juniors across the state this month…

The state Department of Education creates the test…

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