POLITICO Pro: New York City Democrats embrace full speed reverse on education reforms

New York

September 11, 2013

By Stephanie Simon

It was just a primary — and the results aren’t even final yet, with mail-in ballots still being counted to determine if there will be a runoff.

But advocates for traditional public education are jubilant that Bill de Blasio came out on top Tuesday in the Democratic mayoral race in New York City after a campaign in which he promised to yank support from charter schools, scale back high-stakes standardized testing and tax the wealthy to pay for universal preschool and more arts education.

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