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Mayoral Control Hearing

On Monday, December 18, 2023, the New York State Education Department will be hosting a public hearing on the effectiveness of mayoral control of New York City Schools at Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical High School in Queens 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, Brooklyn, 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



For individuals interested in providing in-person remarks:


  • Oral remarks from members of the public that live or work in Queens will be prioritized.



  • The registration form will close on December 16, 2023 at 6:00pm, or whenever all available speaking slots have been filled, whichever comes first.



  • 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 Queens mayoral control hearing on December 18, please visit: https://www.nysed.gov/new-york-city-mayoral-control-hearings


Queens Mayoral Control Hearing Date, Time, and Location


Date: Monday, December 18, 2023


Time: 6:00–9:00pm; doors will open to the public at 5:00pm



Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical HS

165-65 84th Avenue,

Jamaica, NY 11432