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Roosevelt High School Yearbook

Long Island Principal Accused Of Plagiarizing Yearbook Message To Seniors

The words in the yearbook at Roosevelt High School in Roosevelt, Long Island, appear to be lifted from another school. While school officials said it was a clerical error, others have alleged it was plagiarism.

06/18/2014

Bridg-iT App

Brooklyn School Introduces App To Report Bullying Anonymously

A Brooklyn school is taking its battle against bullying into the digital age. An app called Bridg-iT is intended to bully-proof schools by allowing students to report what they hear anonymously.

05/09/2014

PS 106 in Far Rockaway, Queens (credit: schools.nyc.gov)

Investigation Under Way Into Conditions At P.S. 106 In Far Rockaway

Principal Marcella Sills is under fire over her leadership at P.S. 106 in Far Rockaway, which was hit hard by Superstorm Sandy. More than a year later, the school still doesn’t have enough textbooks for students and other basics.

01/16/2014

PS 106 PTA Meeting

Parents Vent About Woes With Principal At Far Rockaway School

Parents have reported some signs of progress, but many remained frustrated with the principal Wednesday at beleaguered P.S. 106 in Far Rockaway, which has been slammed as the city’s worst school with its lack of textbooks and gym classes.

01/15/2014

Principal Madeleine Brennan retires after 50 years at the helm of JHS 201 in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Principal Retires After 50 Years At JHS 201

When Madeleine Brennan took over at the helm, JFK was in the White House and they were still building the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

06/26/2013

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Dance Called Off At N.J. School Over Threat Stemming From Strapless Dress Ban

A dance was canceled at Readington Middle School in New Jersey Friday night, after reports of threats stemming from a ban on strapless dresses at an eighth grade dance scheduled for later.

04/27/2013

Massapequa DUI Crash Simulation

Staged Accident Hits Point Home About Driving Drunk For L.I. Students

Students in Massapequa, Long Island, have been through a rare and sobering experience, as the football field was turned into the scene of a simulated deadly drunken driving accident.

04/17/2013

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Teen Charged In Chalkboard Threat To Assassinate Principal

A teen from Nassau County has been charged with a felony, after he allegedly wrote on the blackboard that he wanted to “assassinate the principal and take over the school.”

01/09/2013

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L.I. Man Arrested After Allegedy Threatening To Shoot Up High School

A man was facing serious charges Saturday, after he allegedly made a threatening remark about the high school from which he graduated more than a decade ago.

01/05/2013

Principal Dawn Hochsprung, 47 (credit: Facebook)

Sandy Hook Principal Dawn Hochsprung Remembered For Heroic Acts

The darkness and rain Tuesday night could not keep hundreds from the Naugatuck Town Green, where they huddled with candles to praise the life of Sandy Hook Elementary School principal Dawn Hochsprung.

12/18/2012

Dawn Hochsprung

Slain Principal At Newtown, Conn. School Remembered For Work On Safety

The principal gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., was being remembered Saturday for the safety policies she helped develop before the horrific shooting rampage.

12/15/2012

Generic Classroom File Photo

Low Enrollment, Controversy Forces Changes At Brooklyn Arabic School

When it opened four years ago the Khalil Gibran School became a lightning rod for criticism. Opponents feared it would teach Islamic extremism. The founding principal sued the city after she said she was forced out.

06/27/2011

Pleasantville High School - Pleasantville, NY - File / Photo: Pleasantville Union Free School District

Westchester Hires Bkg Search Consultants To Find New Principal

After Westchester County discovered that Pleasantville High School’s most recent principal was misusing $90,000 in student funds, the school district decided to step up its efforts when it comes to hiring.

01/10/2011

N.J. Mom Cleared In Case Of Cursing At Principal

A judge has dismissed a disorderly conduct charge against a New Jersey mom who cursed at a principal after her daughter was “pantsed.”

10/01/2010