Five more students have been suspended in connection with racist Twitter rants at a high school basketball game in Westchester County, and allegations were mounting Friday that players used racial slurs too.
Parents in Nassau County were furious Tuesday night, upon learning that due to damage from Superstorm Sandy more than two months ago, thousands of students will be moved to new schools later this week.
The Statue of Liberty survived Sandy unscathed, but the island she lives on was so severely ravaged that it remains unsafe for visitors more than a month later.
A new study suggests that women in high-stress jobs might be risking their health simply by going to work.
Mihaly “Mike” Kovacsezics didn’t speak at his sentencing Tuesday.
“Your children are going to be getting into environments that are better for their future. It’s as simple as that,” Newark Mayor Cory Booker said.
“Asserting a legal claim in furtherance of your order is the only viable corrective action available,” interim district Business Administrator Mark Resnick said.
The NYCLU said in a letter to the Central Islip district that the students who walked out of class to protest budget cuts were exercising their constitutional rights and “should be praised for their idealism.”
Gov. Cuomo’s proposal, should it be passed by the Legislature, could force lower salaries for 319 superintendents, nearly half of the top district administrators in the state.
Joseph D’Amico, who oversees 300 criminal and civil investigators, joined the attorney general’s office in 2007.
Michael Ritacco was accused of taking as much as $2 million in a bribery kickback scheme involving his leadership of the Toms River Regional school district.
Michael Ritacco retired last month after he was arrested on fraud and bribery charges stemming from an alleged insurance-kickback scheme that federal officials called “staggering” in its scope.
Police have charged Deevan Jagnarine and Alex Gobardhan with murder in the death of 58-year-old Park Slope building superintendent Ramnarain Matadin.
Police say the 58-year-old victim was found around 1:30 a.m. on Arion Road in Ozone Park with trauma to the back of his head.