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NY state senator sues -- and helps oversee -- city board of ed



In his capacity as a private lawyer, State Sen. John Sampson of Brooklyn "is suing Schools Chancellor Joel Klein on behalf of a former assistant principal who alleges wrongful dismissal". At the same time, wearing his public hat as Democratic leader in the State Senate, Sampson is helping to mount political resistance to mayoral control of the schools. Must get confusing to sort out all the different powers and responsibilities [NY Post reporting/editorial]

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Manhattan Institute
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