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.
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.
A new parent-teacher group is meeting for the first time tonight on Long Island. Its goal is to stop bullying of gay students.
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.
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.
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.
School Principal Sharon Hill wrote to the school’s parents, saying neither the school nor the PTA support the parent’s views.