The governor dropped his prior objections.
The tally was 3-1, with one abstention. The School Reform Commission has governed the District for 16 years. A new Board of Education is expected to start on July 1.
He will make a speech today before Council.
Decision reverses longstanding view that courts should stay out of education funding and could lead to upheaval of the current system
PFT members have a contract for the first time in four years. Bill Green was the only no vote. He and Farah Jimenez warned of local tax hikes.
Most teachers said they voted yes, if reluctantly, glad the ordeal is over. But 95 percent approved.
The ratification vote is set for Monday night.