PTA

P.S. 117 in Queens (credit: CBS 2)

Parents: Missing $30K From P.S. 117’s PTA Fund May Cost 5th Graders Their Graduation

Parents of fifth graders at P.S. 117 claim $30,000 is missing from the school’s PTA account, handled by last school year’s PTA leaders.

04/04/2014

Students at Medgar Evers College Preparatory School take gym class in the hallway. (Credit CBS 2)

No Gym? No Problem; Crown Heights Students Hit The Halls To Break A Sweat

For students at one Brooklyn school it has been a fight to find space for physical education classes, but a creative solution to the problem has left students running the halls.

11/08/2013

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Parent-Teacher Group Meeting To Battle Anti-Gay Bullying On Long Island

A new parent-teacher group is meeting for the first time tonight on Long Island. Its goal is to stop bullying of gay students.

11/02/2011

Providence Hogan arrives in court in downtown Brooklyn on July 11, 2011 with her husband (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Providence Hogan, Caught Embezzling From PS 29, Would Prefer Jail Time

Back in July, a judge ordered Hogan a chance to avoid prison time by simply paying back the money she stole, plus interest. As part of the deal, Hogan was to cut a check for $40,000 and pay the rest in installments.

10/04/2011

Providence Hogan arrives in court in downtown Brooklyn on July 11, 2011 with her husband (credit: CBS 2)

Former Brooklyn PTA Treasurer Ordered To Pay Back Money To Parents Or Serve Time

Providence Hogan is hoping to avoid jail time by paying the $82,000 she stole over two years from the PTA at her child’s elementary school.

07/11/2011

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Former Brooklyn PTA Treasurer Charged In Alleged Embezzlement

Providence Hogan, 43, was charged with embezzling $100,000 while acting as treasurer of the PTA at P.S. 29 in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn.

03/30/2011

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NY Parent Says Holocaust E-Mail To PTA Was Mistake

School Principal Sharon Hill wrote to the school’s parents, saying neither the school nor the PTA support the parent’s views.

01/26/2011