In today's LA Times, Chicago Mayor Daley and NYC Mayor Bloomberg weigh in on the contentious issue of whether LA Mayor Villaraigosa's plan to replace an elected school board with one under his control (mostly) is a good idea or not. Not surprisingly, they're all for it.
"By shifting a great deal of power from an invisible board to an elected mayor, Los Angeles would take the first big step toward a public school system that can provide its children with the education they need to follow and achieve their dreams." (Link: N.Y. and Chicago Mayors on L.A. Schools)
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