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Peekskill High School

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Peekskill Parents Sue School District Over Birth Control For Daughter

The parents of a former Peekskill High School student are suing the school district, alleging a school psychologist crossed the line when he helped the girl acquire birth control.

06/04/2014

Peekskill City School District Admin Building (Facebook)

‘Credible’ Threat Prompts Relocation Of Peekskill High School Graduation Ceremony

Details of the threat have not been disclosed, but superintendent James Willis said it has been addressed by the Peekskill Police Department.

06/07/2013

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Wrongly Convicted Man Jeffrey Deskovic Awarded Graduate Degree

Jeffrey Deskovic, who was freed in 2006 after 16 years in prison, received his diploma from John Jay College of Criminal Justice at a graduation ceremony on Tuesday.

05/29/2013

Allison Risoli (Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

DA: Chair Of Peekskill HS Social Studies Dept. Charged With Altering Regent Exams

Allison Risoli was arraigned Monday on two counts of offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree, prosecutors said.

04/29/2013

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Peekskill High School Students May Have Gotten Credits For Bogus Classes

In a letter, Willis said in most cases the students got credit for a “work experience” course that was dropped years ago.

01/22/2013

Jeffrey Deskovic speaks on the Upper West Side - New York, NY - Mar 16, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Wrongfully Convicted Jeffrey Deskovic Sets Out To Help Others

Convicted and imprisoned of a rape and murder he didn’t commit, Jeffrey Deskovic is using $1.5 million from his $6.5 million settlement award from Westchester County to start his own foundation help others who were in his situation.

03/16/2012