State, East Ramapo School District And Yeshivas Sued Over Lack Of Courses For BoysLaura Barbieri, of Advocates of Justice, said parents should never have to choose between religion and their children receiving a good education.
East Ramapo Parents Sue School Board, Seek Members' RemovalThey are reportedly suing the board over taxpayer money used to defend members against a class action civil rights lawsuit also filed by parents.
New York Lawmakers Struggle To Agree On East Ramapo School District Oversight PlanAssembly woman Ellen Jaffee said a strong monitor is needed because a state audit found the Orthodox Jewish majority on the board showed favoritism to Yeshiva students.
Report: State Appointing Fiscal Monitor For East Ramapo SchoolsGov. Andrew Cuomo called for the creation of the position and recommended Albany attorney Hank Greenberg.
Residents In Cash-Strapped Rockland County School District Enact 'Parent Patrol' SecurityThere was a clash Wednesday over school security, or what appears to be a complete lack of it in some Tri-State Area schools.
Four Youths Charged With Sexual Assault In RamapoPolice said the victims were a 14-year-old, who was raped, along with a 12-year-old, who was the victim of attempted rape. The assaults allegedly occurred over a four-day period last week at the home of one of the victims.
Cash-Strapped Rockland County School District Close To Eliminating KindergartenThis Rockland County district has kindergarten on the chopping block because its budget was rejected by voters, an apparent push-back from a large population of ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents who school their children elsewhere and feel overtaxed.
Stench Gone, Students Return To New City SchoolSchool administrators said the root cause was a back up in the sewer system and, more importantly, they said it was fixed.
Rockland Students Fighting School Odor Get Temporary HomeAfter weeks of crowding into a high school auditorium, some Rockland County elementary students finally started getting their own space on Monday. They were forced to leave their school five weeks ago because of a mysterious and sickening odor.