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Newark mayor demands city schools return to local control in NYT op-ed

NEWARK — Less than three weeks after Mayor ... criticizing school Superintendent Cami Anderson’s controversial ‘One Newark’ school overhaul plan, he has written a New York Times op-ed demanding the ... read more

Cuomo demands vote to extend mayoral school control

Cuomo on Tuesday demanded that the legislature return to Albany to vote on a bill to extend mayoral control of New York City’s public schools for one year. Cuomo’s bill — to be taken up Wednesday — ... read more

There is money to fix our schools. Here is where to find it | Opinion

On Tuesday, residents voted to return Philadelphia schools to local control ... voted to entrust Mayor Kenney and City Council to take bold leadership and change the fate of our city's public school ... read more

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De Blasio: Lawmakers Must Return to Cut Deal on NYC Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is demanding that state lawmakers return to Albany to extend his control over New York City schools before it expires June 30. The Democrat said Thursday on WNYC radio that ... read more

Surprise! Extending Mayoral Control Of NYC Schools Came With A Backroom Deal To Open More Charters

Mayor de Blasio negotiated a side deal to provide new ... school operators will now be able to return their focus to the classroom." The Governor's Office did not respond to a request for comment. ... read more

After 21 years, local control poised to return to Newark schools next fall

The document also outlines a plan for new school leadership, including a city-wide election to determine whether the district will be Type I - in which the mayor would appoint ... who are interested ... read more

The unacceptable condition of Detroit’s schools

The problems of Detroit schools got new national attention after the teachers ... Their lack of success has prompted some to call for the return of the 45,000-student school system to local control. ... read more

Specialized high schools' non-diversity continues — City Hall's sexual harassment playbook — Legislators' charity files belated financials

City Schools ... new report from the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. About 1 in 5 of the city's 3.2 million immigrants lack health insurance, down from 36.1 percent in 2012, according to the ... read more

Op-Ed: What Has Happened to the Mayor Ras Baraka We Put into Office?

Ras Baraka’s election ... takeover of our democracy. The mayor needs to use his power to block charter-expansion efforts; create true, locally controlled community schools; and demand that the state ... read more

Rats, roaches, mold – poor conditions lead to teacher sickout, closure of most Detroit schools

Among their key demands: A return to local control over ... while a new district would actually operate the schools. It would be helmed by a school board whose members would be appointed by the ... read more

After 22 Years, Newark Enters New Era of Local Governance

The return to local control marks ... relationship with the school board and Mayor Ras Baraka, a former principal who was elected in 2014 after fiercely opposing Anderson's policies. Under Cerf, the ... read more

The truth about mayoral control under de Blasio

But in making his case for keeping control of New York schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio is crossing the line into pulp fiction. Standing in City Hall’s glorious rotunda, the mayor warned that any change ... read more

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