Cuomo’s appearance before the pro-charter crowd snatched some of the attention that de Blasio and his allies hoped to focus on pre-k funding.
Sources with knowledge of the situation say Cuomo urged charter school advocates to turn out for the pro-charter rally. However, Cuomo administration officials denied there was any coordination with rally organizers.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Did Cuomo Administration Officials Coordinate With Charter Operators To Organize Eva's Charter School Rally?
That seems to be the indication from this Daily News story: