New York City council members criticize plan to give principals more authority

March 6, 2007
They say there isn't enough evidence to justify expanding the program.

New York City lawmakers have harshly criticized Mayor Bloomberg’s plans to give many more public school principals wider autonomy in September. They say there is not enough evidence of success among 322 principals who received additional authority this academic year to justify expanding the program. Under that initiative, principals who agree to meet student performance targets are largely freed from the oversight of superintendents.

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