Teacher Arrested For Asking Why Superintendent Got A RaiseDeyshia Hargrave, a middle school teacher in the Vermilion Parish school system, was videotaped being escorted out of a room and then wrestled into handcuffs by a city marshal on Jan. 8.
Class Of 149 Graduates From N.J. State Police AcademyThe class started with 200 recruits.
Official: Mahopac Players Used Racial Slurs At Basketball Game Against Mount VernonFive 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.
Hundreds Of Nassau County Students Forced To Switch Schools -- With 2 Days' NoticeParents 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.
Statue Of Liberty Stands Sad And Lonely Amid DestructionThe 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.
Study: High-Stress Jobs Could Pose Health Risk To Working WomenA new study suggests that women in high-stress jobs might be risking their health simply by going to work.
Building Superintendent Gets Prison Term For TheftsMihaly "Mike" Kovacsezics didn't speak at his sentencing Tuesday.
Officials Back Newark School Closings Proposal"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.
NJ District Plans To Sue Superintendent For Over Alleged Salary Overpayments "Asserting a legal claim in furtherance of your order is the only viable corrective action available," interim district Business Administrator Mark Resnick said.
NYCLU Criticizes Central Islip School District SuspensionsThe 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."
Report: Cuomo Aims To Cap School Bosses' PayGov. 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.
Cuomo Picks Investigator To Head NY State PoliceJoseph D'Amico, who oversees 300 criminal and civil investigators, joined the attorney general's office in 2007.