Help for Wyandanch School District

Newsday reports: “Wyandanch’s board president says the system should close and send its 1,900 students to other districts nearby.” KW writes: I know that school district issues are complicated. School districts are not just bureaucracies, they are also quasi-governmental entities. Still, I think the bottom line of the current problem with the Wyandanch Schools is […]

In NY State (including a dozen in Suffolk): Schools put up illegal barriers to educate immigrant students

See video below about where parents can go for help asserting rights at school. NYCLU Analysis: 1 in 5 New York State School Districts Puts Up Illegal Barriers for Immigrant Children July 23, 2010 — The New York Civil Liberties Union today released findings that the school registration requirements in at least 20 percent of […]

Photos: Lindenhurst Hail Storm, August 2008

(More photos at “read more”) Ian and I had the interesting experience of a little summer hail in our lovely, Long Island environment. We were driving in Lindenhurst on Sunrise Highway around 6pmish, today, August 14, 2008, and there was rain, lightening, ominous clouds, and lots of hail. Ian says it was up to nickel […]

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