Like low-rise jeans, this mayoral control thing just won't go away, it seems, and Albuquerque may be next.
"The overflowing classrooms and sagging test scores have convinced Mayor
Martin Chavez that the city's schools are failing. So he wants to
follow the example of mayors in Boston, Chicago, New York and several
other cities: Take over the schools himself."
Check out this roundup of who's done it -- and how it's gone -- from a national perspective: More mayors move to take over schools (USA Today).
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