Fired Hempstead School District Superintendent Wants U.S. Supreme Court To Review CaseShimon Waronker was fired as Hempstead School District superintendent in 2018 amid allegations of misconduct.
6 Months Later, Governor Expected To Sign Bills That Would Bring Monitors To Hempstead, Wyandanch SchoolsThe CBS2 documentary 37% followed the Hempstead schools for a year and that reporting helped prompt the need for oversight.
Fate Of Monitoring Hempstead's Troubled Schools Still Lingering With Gov. CuomoThe start of the new year brings questions and concerns among parents in one of the most troubled school districts in New York.
State Education Officials 'Rethinking' Future Of Troubled Hempstead School District ManagementA rare visit from Albany ended with something you don't often see in a school district long known for infighting: A meeting of the minds.
Classroom Confusion At Hempstead Middle School, Where Many Say Student Schedules Are One Big MessFrustrated teachers and students are speaking out. They say it has been bedlam at Hempstead's middle school, where many students are still without accurate schedules.
Release: Former Hempstead School District Official Pleads Guilty To Credit Card FraudThe following news release was issued by the Office of the New York State Comptroller on Sept. 18, 2019.
Hempstead Reform Bill In Limbo Awaiting Gov. Cuomo's SignatureThe bill would require first-of-its-kind monitoring to the Hempstead school district where, for years, fewer than half the students graduate.
Demanding Answers: Gov. Cuomo Has Yet To Sign Hempstead Schools Monitor Bill, And That Has Some Very ConcernedWeeks away from the start of a new school year, a bill that could help transform one of the most troubled school districts in New York state awaits Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature.
War Of Words Heats Up Between Ousted Superintendent Waronker And Hempstead School DistrictWednesday marks one year since the struggling Hempstead School District on Long Island ousted its superintendent, an educator brought in as a reformer.
Hempstead School Board Outlines Misconduct Charges Against SuperintendentDr. Shimon Waronker was brought in to fight corruption and turn around a 37 percent graduation rate. Now, he’s defending himself against school board charges of gross misconduct as he faces dismissal.