N.Y.C. Panel Supports Renewing Mayoral Control of City's Schools

Gewertz, Catherine
September 2008
Education Week;9/10/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p4
The article reports that a New York City school panel is renewing a 2002 state law that gave the mayor control over its schools. The renewal comes with the caveat that additional checks on the mayor's power and more opportunity for parent input must be provided. The panel was appointed by New York City's public advocate Betsy Gotbaum.


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