Silver’s Mayoral Control Bill Passes, With Holdouts

silver1 Silvers Mayoral Control Bill Passes, With HoldoutsThe Assembly just passed Sheldon Silver’s bill to extend mayoral control of public schools in New York City.

Eighteen members voted no. They were:

Alan Maisel, Hakeem Jeffries, William Colton, Jim Brennan, Peter Abbate, Nick Perry, Annette Robinson, all of Brooklyn; Jeff Aubry and Mark Weprin–who is running for City Council–both from Queens; Carl Heastie, Marcos Crespo, Vanessa Gibson, Nelson Castro, Jose Rivera, and his daughter Naomi Rivera of the Bronx, and Danny O’Donnell and Deborah Glick of Manhattan.