15 Mar 2019
Public Hearing: To discuss the School Governance Reform and Mayoral AccountabilitySenate Hearing Room
250 Broadway, 19th Floor, Senate Hearing Room
Senate Standing Committee on New York City Education
Chair: Senator John C. Liu
Public Hearing: To discuss the School Governance Reform and Mayoral Accountability
Place: 250 Broadway, 19th Floor, Senate Hearing Room, New York, 10007
Time: 10:00 AM
Contact: Lisa DellAquila , (917) 991-0605
Media Contact: Heather Stewart, (917) 623-0940
ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
SUBJECT: School Governance Reform and Mayoral Accountability
PURPOSE: To consider reforms to New York City School Governance commonly known as “Mayoral Control”
The Senate Majority will hold a public hearing on school governance reform and mayoral accountability. Senator John Liu, Chair of the NYC Education Committee, will lead this hearing, to ensure that legislative activity in 2019 addresses the needs of New York City students.
Please see the reverse side for a list of subjects to which witnesses may direct their testimony, and for a description of the bills which will be discussed at the hearing.
Persons wishing to present pertinent testimony to the Committee at the above hearing should complete and return the enclosed reply form as soon as possible. It is important that the reply form be completed and returned so that persons may be notified in the event of emergency postponement or cancellation.
Oral testimony will be limited to 5 minutes’ duration. In preparing the order of witnesses, the Committee will attempt to accommodate individual requests to speak at particular times. These requests should be made on the attached reply form or communicated to Committee staff as early as possible.
Ten copies of any prepared testimony should be submitted at the hearing registration desk. The Committee would appreciate advance receipt of prepared statements.
In order to further publicize these hearings, please inform interested parties and organizations of the Committee’s interest in hearing testimony from all sources.
In order to meet the needs of those who may have a disability, the Senate, in accordance with its policy of non-discrimination on the basis of disability, as well as the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), has made its facilities and services available to all individuals with disabilities. For individuals with disabilities, accommodations will be provided, upon reasonable request, to afford such individuals access and admission to Senate facilities and activities.