'We Need To Do Something Drastic': First-Of-Its-Kind State Intervention Proposed In Hempstead School DistrictThe bill has received a scathing reaction from the elected Hempstead board of education.
Drafted Legislation Proposes Creating Panel Of Monitors To Oversee Hempstead School DistrictUnprecedented state intervention could be coming to the troubled Hempstead School District on Long Island.
After Trustee's Plea To Crimes, Hempstead School Board Divided What To Do NextThe public is demanding that school board member step down after admitting wrongdoing, and there is push back from his fellow leaders.
Hempstead School Board Trustee Pleads Guilty To Stealing From Fire Department, Lying To Become Police OfficerThere was a guilty plea Thursday from a Hempstead police officer in a case that has implications for a struggling school system.
Judge Dismisses Superintendent Waronker's Suit Against Hempstead School DistrictThe ousted superintendent of schools claimed he was being punished for reporting to law enforcement his suspicions about corruption in the district.
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.
State-Appointed Monitor: Struggling Hempstead School District Beginning To Make Progress A report is out sizing up a long-struggling school district. The Hempstead district has been under the watch of a state monitor for over a year, and now that monitor has offered tempered optimism.
Former Hempstead Schools Union President Charged With Embezzling $90,000The former president of the Hempstead Schools Civil Service Association is facing charges of embezzling more than $90,000 during a four-year span.
Viral Video Catches Long Island Teacher On The Phone During ClassThe video, viewed more than 50,000 times, was allegedly recorded in a Hempstead High School classroom.
Hempstead School District Scrambling To Relocate Students After Elementary School DamagedThe upcoming start of school is going to be a scramble for one Long Island school district.
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.
State-Appointed Monitor Talks To CBS2 About Plan For Struggling Hempstead School DistrictA Long Island school district is moving ahead with steps to dismiss its superintendent.
Hempstead School Officials Unveil Action Plan For Struggling DistrictUnder orders from the state, officials are setting out to rebuild the troubled district with protocols that have eluded Hempstead for years.
Hempstead Superintendent Says He's Being Stymied By School BoardOne of the most troubled school districts in New York state is in turmoil.
Hempstead School District Won't Raise Budget Despite Overcrowded ClassroomsSchool budget votes are coming up and in many districts taxes are going down thanks to a state tax cap.