Senate Republicans Will Pass the Assembly’s Mayoral Control Bill, If They Can

ALBANY—Putting politics aside for a moment, the Senate mess may have a tangible impact on the final shape of the bill reauthorizing mayoral control of schools.
Newly named Democratic conference leader John Sampson is, as the Post noted this morning, a “foe” of the system and is one of the co-sponsors of a bill that would have diluted the mayor’s power over the Panel for Educational Policy.
The Assembly had been waiting for the State Senate to iron out the wrinkles in its version of the legislation, but, with the upper chamber now in flux, finally went ahead and acted on its own.

Senate Republicans Will Pass the Assembly’s Mayoral Control Bill, If They Can