On Thursday, January 11, 2024, the New York State Education Department will be hosting a public hearing on the effectiveness of mayoral control of New York City Schools at Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. All members of the public—including students, parents, teachers, school administrators and staff, and individuals with experience and expertise in education policy and school governance—are invited to provide feedback on their experiences, assessments, and/or review of the mayoral control system of New York City schools. (Please note: The dates and times of future hearings in Manhattan and Staten Island can be found here: https://www.nysed.gov/new-york-city-mayoral-control-hearings)
To provide feedback on the mayoral control system, members of the public can:
Register and request to provide in-person oral testimony at the hearing (advanced online registration to present oral remarks is required; click here to register); and/or
Submit written electronic testimony to the New York State Education Department by January 31, 2024 at 5:00pm.
For individuals interested in providing in-person remarks:
Oral remarks from members of the public that live or work in Brooklyn will be prioritized.
Advanced online registration to present oral remarks is required (click here to register).
The registration form will close on January 9, 2024 at 6:00pm, or whenever all available speaking slots have been filled, whichever comes first.
Oral testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes per speaker. Longer statements can be submitted via the written electronic testimony form.
Presenters will testify in the order in which they arrive at the hearing.
This public hearing will be conducted in-person and will be livestreamed and recorded.
Translation services will be provided on-site.
For more information on the mayoral control hearings, or to watch the livestream of the Brooklyn mayoral control hearing on January 11, please visit: https://www.nysed.gov/new-york-city-mayoral-control-hearings
Brooklyn Mayoral Control Hearing Date, Time, and Location
Date: Thursday, January 11, 2024
Time: 6:00–9:00pm; doors will open to the public at 5:00pm
Boys and Girls High School
1700 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11213
https://www.nysed.gov/new-york-city-mayoral-control-hearings Source: New York City Mayoral Control Hearings