Mayoral control of schools assailed in New York City

March 4, 2008
City council members question whether takeover has benefited students

Since taking control of New York City’s 1,400 public schools, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has steadfastly maintained that centralized, mayoral oversight is critical to turning around the vast system. But that view came under sharp attack when the City Council held its first public hearing on the state law authorizing mayoral control.

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