Brian Osborne

Gov. Andrew Cuomo receives the final report from the Smart Schools Commission  on Oct. 27, 2014, in Mineola, N.Y. The advisory board gathers information on strategies for how schools can most effectively invest proceeds from the $2 billion Smart Schools Bond. (credit: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office/Flickr)

NY Public Schools Eagerly Awaiting Slice Of New Tech Funding

Sixty-percent of voters approved borrowing $2 billion for tech upgrades in schools.

11/06/2014

New Rochelle High School gymnasium (Twitter/ @TalkoftheSound)

Mixed Reaction Among New Rochelle Students After Ray Rice Jersey Comes Down

In Ray Rice’s hometown of New Rochelle in Westchester County, controversy has erupted over whether the local high school did the right thing by taking down Rice’s Baltimore Ravens jersey.

09/12/2014

Ray Rice (Credit: CBS2)

New Rochelle Superintendent On Ray Rice: ‘We All Condemn Such Behavior’

The superintendent of the City School District of New Rochelle says that though Rice’s actions are condemnable, his hometown can “hope for healing and growth for him, his family and our community.”

09/11/2014

Emergency alert buttons have been installed at all nine schools in the South Orange-Maplewood School District. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parents Concerned After School’s Emergency Button Fails

When a button was mistakenly pressed June 6 at Marshall Elementary School in South Orange, it never alerted police.

06/18/2014