Leftist NYC officials sue de Blasio for not shutting down MORE charter schools

Leftist NYC officials sue de Blasio for not shutting down MORE charter schools

[Ed. – Because, apparently, they’re insane.]

Mayor de Blasio is now getting friendly fire from his lefty supporters regarding the charter school space controversy.

Upset that the mayor didn’t go far enough, Public Advocate Letitia James and Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito are moving ahead with their lawsuit to overturn other charter school co-locations that were approved by de Blasio last week, The Post has learned.

James is hosting an emergency meeting with parents in Brooklyn on Saturday to discuss the decision to proceed with the suit. She had pulled back on the litigation pending action by Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina and City Hall.

“I am writing to invite you to a working group meeting with Public Advocate Letitia James and the plaintiffs of the co-location lawsuit regarding the status of the Department of Education’s planned co-locations,” James said in a letter to Communication Education Council members, PTA presidents and elected officials. …

In total, de Blasio approved 36 of 45 co-locations involving all public schools including the 14 charters.

Opponents of co-locations were surprised –and infuriated — that de Blasio approved so many of the space sharing arrangements.

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