Walcott: We’re Not Signing This Memo

ALBANY—Deputy Mayor Dennis Walcott said that conversations with Democrats in the State Senate over school governance legislation are ongoing, but that representatives of New York City do not want to sign off on any chapter amendments or any kind of memorandum linked to a chapter amendment, as was proposed this morning.
Which means that until something very basic gives, there will be no deal between the Senate and the Assembly (and the governor, and City Hall) on mayoral control of schools.
“Unfortunately, all roads seem to lead through a chapter amendment,” Walcott just told reporters, stressing a written commitment from conference leaders to one of the co-sponsors of an

Walcott: We’re Not Signing This Memo