Posted on June 20, 2012 by kwilder
Long Island School Budget Vote story at Long Island Press: here. All of the nine school budgets on Long Island which were put up for a re-vote on June 19th passed. These include (in alphabetical order):
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Posted on May 15, 2012 by kwilder
Update: Josh Lafazan wins! Syosset high school student is youngest elected official in NY State! Story at NBC: here. _____________________________________ A public relations battle about voter records rages in Syosset, Long Island, today. If you reside in the Syosset School District, you may want to figure out today who was wrong and who was right: […]
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Posted on December 16, 2011 by kwilder
What happened? Two students (down from four at first) were suspended from Riverhead High School, because they kneeled in a hallway, in a stunt and/or tribute related to Tim Tebow, who kneels on the football field. Is suspension appropriate?
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Posted on April 6, 2011 by kwilder
*Update with some perspective: This threat was made on April 1st – several days ago, with no incidents in the meantime. In addition, a story at Long Island Press notes that state officials are considering the possibility it was just a really irresponsible April Fool’s joke. Story at Long Island Press: here. KW writes: If […]
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Posted on September 28, 2010 by kwilder
(excerpt from) Newsday 2 LI school districts warn: Cuts could mean bankruptcy by John Hildebrand / September 28, 2010 Roosevelt school leaders have joined their Wyandanch counterparts in warning that recent state-aid cuts could mean “devastating” losses of services to students – with some board trustees in both communities raising the specter of bankruptcy… Board […]
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Posted on June 16, 2010 by kwilder
The Commack Community Association and other members of the Commack community are fighting a school district plan to sell 9 acres of land, donated to the district, to a developer. The land is the Marion Carll Farm, where school children used to be able to visit for field trips.
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Posted on May 18, 2010 by kwilder
Early returns for Long Island school budget votes. As of 11:36pm, Newsday reports that 10 districts have had their budgets fail so far: Westbury, Port Jefferson, W. Hempstead, Elwood, Herricks, Garden City, Levittown, E. Rockaway, West Babylon, Wyandanch.
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Posted on May 17, 2010 by kwilder
Information and links concerning the school budget votes and school trustee votes on Long Island, New York, which includes Suffolk County school districts and Nassau County school districts.
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