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May 17, 2016
"I have voted no on this particular legislation the last few times that it has appeared before us because I really believe that this particular system, the way it is constructed, is not protecting our children," said Assemblyman Colton, discussing his vote against restoring mayoral control to schools. "The issue is that you can have a mayor who will use this system, because of its defects and its inefficiencies, to do great damage to the children, and we, as a matter  of good government, need to correct those problems." A7508