Charter Revision Commission


School Year Underway at Most NYC Charters Schools

Monday, August 25, 2014

A wave of charter schools welcomed thousands of students to the first day of school on Monday, ahead of the city's regular district schools which open next week.
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It's A Free Country ®

Voter Test Prep: The Charter Revision Questions

Friday, October 22, 2010


Candidates aren't the only choices voters will have to make on the (increasingly confusing) New York ballot. Term limits, one of the most controversial legacies of Mayor Bloomberg, are back with a vengence—do you support reimposing a two term limit on city elected officials?  Plus, you'll need to say yay or nay to a seven-tiered proposal to revise the City Charter.

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The Empire

Bloomberg Critic Interviews Henry Stern

Thursday, September 02, 2010

"Talk to me Henry,"Bloomberg critic Suzannah B. Troy says at the start of her interview with former Parks Commissioner-turned public policy pontificator, Henry Stern (who often identifies himself by his "Park name" Starquest).

The first half of the interview is about term limits and the charter revision commission. In case you needed a late-morning civics lesson.

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Two Terms or Three? Voters Will Get to Decide

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

City voters will get to decide in November whether to restore a two-term limit for elected officials or keep the current three-term cap put in place in 2008. Last night, after months of public hearings, the mayor's Charter Revision Commission finalized the questions that will go on the general election ballot this November.


The Brian Lehrer Show

City Charter Changes

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Matthew Goldstein, chancellor of the City University of New York, and the chair of the New York City Charter Revision Commission, talks about the conclusion New York City charter review process and the decision to put term limits on the ballot in November, with a "grandfather" clause.

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Debate Heats Up over Open Primary Elections

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

A heated debate developed at Monday night's public hearing of the New York City Charter Revision Commission. The issue: Do open primary elections hurt or help the democratic process?