Leonie interviews Shino Tanikawa and Jonathan Greenberg, two public school parent leaders, who will explain the issues surrounding mayoral control of NYC public schools, which will either lapse, be renewed or amended by the Legislature by the end of June. In preparation for that decision, the State Education Dept. is holding hearings on mayoral control starting this week to hear from parents, educators, advocates and community members about what they think of this governance system.
Class Size Matters & AQE, Press release and letter to SED, urging that NYC be required to produce a corrective action plan on class size reduction.
Register to Testify at NYC Council Hearing on budget cuts Monday, December 11th, at 10:00am; Progressive caucus rally against budget cuts that morning at 9 AM in City Hall Park.
NYSED Schedule of mayoral control hearings, Dec. 5 thru Jan. 29 in various boroughs
NeQuan McLean and Shino Tanikawa, It’s Time for a Democratic School Governance System to Replace Mayoral Control
NYC Comptroller report, 2013: No more Rubber Stamp
To sign up for ECC briefings on Mayoral control, register at tinyurl.com/eccsupporters
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