Silver’s Mayoral Control Bill Passes, With Holdouts

The 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.