Lawmakers OK 2-Year Extension Of Mayoral Control Of NYC SchoolsThe Senate passed the legislation Thursday afternoon, about 12 hours after the Assembly.
State Lawmakers To Reconvene To Try Again On Mayoral Control Of NYC SchoolsLess than a week after they ended their regular session, state lawmakers are returning to Albany to try again when it comes to extending mayoral control of schools in New York City.
Mayoral Control Of Schools Debate Comes Down To Wire In AlbanyIt’s down to the wire, with just one day left to settle a crisis that could throw the New York City school system into chaos.
De Blasio: Loss Of Mayoral Control Of Schools Will Mean Return Of School Board 'Chaos'Deadlock has arisen in Albany over whether to extend mayoral control of New York City schools, and Mayor Bill de Blasio is on the offensive.
State Senate Leader Wants Limit On De Blasio's Control Of NYC SchoolsMayoral control over New York City schools expires at the end of the month, and talk about an extension remains a hot-button political issue.
Parents, Lawmakers Angry Over De Blasio's Decision To Skip State Senate Hearing On Control Over NYC SchoolsThe mayor said he didn't need to attend the hearing because he already spent four hours testifying to the same committee in Albany and said it's now time for lawmakers to vote.
NY Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On State Budget, Rent ControlThe state's rent regulations had expired June 16 but were temporarily extended as lawmakers continued to negotiate.
De Blasio Meeting With State Lawmakers On Rent, SchoolsThe mayor's visit comes at a critical time for lawmakers. The laws governing New York City's rent rules, the tax break and the policy giving the mayor control of local schools are set to expire.