East Ramapo Parents Sue School Board, Seek Members' RemovalThey are reportedly suing the board over taxpayer money used to defend members against a class action civil rights lawsuit also filed by parents.
New York Lawmakers Struggle To Agree On East Ramapo School District Oversight PlanAssembly woman Ellen Jaffee said a strong monitor is needed because a state audit found the Orthodox Jewish majority on the board showed favoritism to Yeshiva students.
Report: State Appointing Fiscal Monitor For East Ramapo SchoolsGov. Andrew Cuomo called for the creation of the position and recommended Albany attorney Hank Greenberg.
Residents In Cash-Strapped Rockland County School District Enact 'Parent Patrol' SecurityThere was a clash Wednesday over school security, or what appears to be a complete lack of it in some Tri-State Area schools.
Four Youths Charged With Sexual Assault In RamapoPolice said the victims were a 14-year-old, who was raped, along with a 12-year-old, who was the victim of attempted rape. The assaults allegedly occurred over a four-day period last week at the home of one of the victims.
Cash-Strapped Rockland County School District Close To Eliminating KindergartenThis Rockland County district has kindergarten on the chopping block because its budget was rejected by voters, an apparent push-back from a large population of ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents who school their children elsewhere and feel overtaxed.
Stench Gone, Students Return To New City SchoolSchool administrators said the root cause was a back up in the sewer system and, more importantly, they said it was fixed.
Rockland Students Fighting School Odor Get Temporary HomeAfter weeks of crowding into a high school auditorium, some Rockland County elementary students finally started getting their own space on Monday. They were forced to leave their school five weeks ago because of a mysterious and sickening odor.