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Monday, March 31, 2014

Sheldon Silver Says Charter School Protections In NY State Budget Are "Onerous"

From State of Politics:

“I think the charter school material is a little onerous on the city of New York, unprecedented compared to any other part,” Silver told reporters on the floor of the Assembly.

They are "onerous" - they give charter school operators in NYC (and only NYC) the right of unlimited expansion on the city's dime and there's nothing the city can do to stop them.

If Silver sees these so-called charter protections as "onerous," why did he agree to them?

We know Cuomo wanted them.

And Skelos.

Probably Klein too.

But Silver could have put the kibbosh on them if he had so chosen and held the budget up.

He chose not.

So as "onerous" as these provisions are, once the budget is passed, they will now be law.

And the only thing that might change the issue a bit is a few years from now when Eva and Company completely abuse these expansion rights, the legislature may be forced to revisit these so-called charter protections.

That's what you've got to bank on - that the charter operators, in their immense hubris, screw this up by getting too greedy.

Not much to hang a hat on, is it?

12 comments:

  1. Right...why didnt he stop this from happening last week? Also why didnt the NY Times express their opinion on this recently,instead of after the fact...? Why...because we r the sheeple shmucks ...thas why.. its a con job...

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    1. Yup - could have stopped it, chose not to. Though it does lay ground work for potential undoing when Eva inevitably over does things.

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  2. cuomo is a fake cheap suit phoney who took the money over the kids of nyc....sorry folks we live in a me me world and no different for governors office a creepy hipocrite who sold himself out for the money but remember money is the root to evill cuomo will find that out in time

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    1. If you read this blog on a regular basis, you know that the three big villains are Gates, Bloomberg and Cuomo.

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    2. Oops - meant to ad, the "unholy trinity."

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  3. Silver just told us what he had to do to get money for Pre-K. He spoke out before and he has spoken out now. The city needed a lot of money, and Silver had to allow this charter school mess in order to get it. DB should have gritted his teeth and let all the charter co-locations go through this time, thus avoiding the fight in Albany--then refused to allow any more.

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    1. Yes, I agree. Would have been better to let the co-locations go through, get the pre-K money, then stick it to Eva next year. At the very least, announcing the cancellation of the co-locations after the budget. They didn't think very strategically about this, that's for sure.

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  4. Then he neverer should have allowed it...

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