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Last November, Chalkbeat noted that a drag-out fight over mayoral control didn’t appear likely, given that most of its past opponents are now allies of City Hall.
Earlier this month, Chancellor Carmen Fariña said she and Gov. Andrew Cuomo agree on at least one education issue this year: the renewal of mayoral control.
Charter schools suspended 11 percent of their students in 2011-12, while just 4.2 percent of district-school students were suspended.