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Money Matters

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The office of city comptroller seems to have little fanfare or panache. There is the perception that he or she is a number cruncher who sits quietly in the background of municipal government. Even the race for comptroller is normally eclipsed by a high profile, competitive mayoral Democratic primary. But this year, the mayoral primary [&hellip
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COMPTROLLER BLASTS DOE ON PARENT INPUT

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

As the State Legislature negotiates renewing the bill that gives mayors power over New York’s school system, a recent report by the office of City Comptroller Bill Thompson charges that the Department of Education blocks input from public school parents. The report, “Powerless Parents,” focuses on Community Education Councils (CECs), as well as parent-teacher-student associations. [&hellip
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