Long Island School Board Elections: Tuesday, May 17, 2011

2012 Update: 2012 School Board Election Results (budget pass/fail): here In 2012, HS Senior Josh Lafazan wins in Syosset School Board election. Story and links at onthewilderside: here. _________________ 2011 Update: Some budget vote/election results – You can look at your school district’s website where they may have posted results. Newsday has a chart with […]

Save teaching jobs: Forget hike for consultants

KW writes: While politicians whine about school budgets: The proposal to stop hikes for consultants (or, maybe even let go some consultants) is a great idea, proposed in NYC, that could apply elsewhere. Some folks might also remember the school attorney scandal in NY. Some of the largess of school systems goes to overpaid consultants, […]

2010 LI School District Vote: Early Returns

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.