Posts Tagged ‘Mayoral Control of Schools’

More School Specifics From Mayoral Candidates

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: I applaud the in-depth answers the mayoral candidates gave in Shaydi Raice Sigall’s May 21 article, “The Mayor’s Race: Focus on Education.” There are two issues I want to address. First, the success of charter schools is still in debate and all mayoral candidates, except Tony Avella, support them. I am concerned [&hellip
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The Mayor’s Race: Focus On Education

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

In 2002, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took control of New York City’s public school system, reversing a 30-year governance structure in which the Board of Education managed 32 community school districts. It was a system that many regarded as marred by political infighting and lacking in accountability. The new law allowed the mayor unprecedented oversight, and [&hellip
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