Or so his many supporters say. And his efforts to overhaul public education have enjoyed some success and drawn national attention. But as Indiana’s schools chief has learned, changing things means you’ll have a few playground fights along the way.
Every Saturday night, miles away from the high-tech machines and VIP suites at the Brickyard, weekend heroes clash in one of the craziest spectacles in motorsports. And one family holds its reunions at 70 mph in the crossover of the Figure 8.
As New York’s deputy mayor for operations, Steve Goldsmith faces a daunting set of challenges—running the country’s largest police department, keeping the city safe from terrorists, and erasing a $3 billion deficit. Good thing he was once mayor of Indy.