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De Blasio granted another one-year extension on control of city schools

Mayor de Blasio will have to settle for another one-year extension of the law giving him control over the city schools.

ALBANY — Mayor de Blasio will have to settle for another one-year extension of the law giving him control over the city schools.

The new state budget will include a provision to extend for 12 months the mayoral control law set to expire in June, sources tell the Daily News.

Gov. Cuomo had proposed a three-year extension while the Assembly Democrats pushed for seven years.

But like last year, Senate Republicans, who have been at war with de Blasio since he actively campaigned for a Democratic takeover of the chamber in 2014, wouldn’t budge from a one-year extension.

The GOP originally said they wanted to deal with the issue later in the spring outside of the budget. But a source said it wound up a small part of budget negotiations and that neither Cuomo nor Assembly Democrats made much of a push for a longer extender.

The mayor last year sought a permanent extension of the law.

"Another setback for a mayor who has no allies in Albany," said one insider of a second straight one-year extender.

Gov. Cuomo had proposed a three-year extension while the Assembly Democrats pushed for seven years.

Though not as long as he would have liked, having the issue decided means de Blasio in his reelection year will not have to return hat-in-hand to Albany pushing for an extension. Last year, the Senate GOP put de Blasio through a nearly four-hour hearing on the issue in Albany. The mayor skipped a second hearing held in the city.

Perhaps knowing the Senate would again put him through his paces in an election year, sources previously told the News de Blasio wasn’t going to make a big public push for a mayoral control law extension.

A de Blasio spokesman could not immediately be reached for comment Wednesday morning.

Meanwhile, the Legislature is due to work Wednesday to complete passage of a $162 billion state spending plan that is now five days late.

The state Senate worked past midnight enacting six of the final nine budget bills. The Assembly, which left the Capitol before 5 p.m. Tuesday without passing a budget bill, is set to take up all nine bills Wednesday.