Lawmakers postpone decision on mayoral control of NYC schools
In New York, the legislature has extended mayoral control for various increments of time, and the issue is often subject to bitter negotiations and horse trading.
Apr 6, 4:36 PM
Surprise! Extending Mayoral Control Of NYC Schools Came With A Backroom Deal To Open More Charters
The Mayor's Office publicized the deal today, after the state's seemingly charter-free renewal of mayoral control.
Updated: Jul 7, 2017 4:11 PM
[Update] State Legislature Reaches Emergency Deal To Keep Mayoral Control Of NYC Schools Just Ahead Of Deadline
Governor Cuomo summoned lawmakers back to Albany for a special session this week after they failed to extend mayoral control during the regular session.
Updated: Jun 29, 2017 5:06 PM
Well, They've Gone And Done It: Mayoral Control Set To Expire After Being Held Hostage By Charter-Loving Republicans
The legislative session ended without a deal on the issue, and without emergency bargaining, mayoral control goes bye-bye on June 30th.
Updated: Jun 22, 2017 12:41 PM
Republicans Who Don't Represent NYC Are Poised To End Mayoral Control Of NYC Schools
The charter school industry is backed by megarich donors who have poured millions into New York state politics.
Updated: Jun 22, 2017 10:17 AM
De Blasio And Giuliani Join Forces (!) To Demand Mayoral Controls Of NYC Public Schools
Are pigs flying?
Updated: Mar 23, 2015 3:32 PM
Fewer Black Students Attend City's Top Public Schools
The percentage of black students at New York City's best high
Updated: Feb 15, 2010 3:15 PM
Bloomberg Not Making Teachers Bargain Hard for New Raises
The Bloomberg administration is catching some flak for tipping their hand
Updated: Aug 17, 2009 7:11 PM
Bloomberg Urges Paterson to Use Force with Senators
Now that the State Senate has adjourned for summer vacation, Mayor
Updated: Jul 18, 2009 3:37 PM
Mayoral Control Still Debated In State Senate
Mayor Bloomberg is unhappy that the State Senate Democrats are stalling
Updated: Jul 16, 2009 12:17 PM
Sheldon Silver Backs Mayoral Control of Schools
According to the Daily News, Assembly Leader Sheldon Silver "unveiled a
Updated: May 27, 2009 1:18 PM
Jury Is Out On New Guard Of School Principals
With the fate of mayoral control of public schools up to
Updated: May 26, 2009 11:07 AM
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