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.
New York Lawmakers Pass Legislation To Have State Intervene In Hempstead SchoolsThe bill, which passed unanimously, means there will be unprecedented monitoring, and a three-person panel will have veto power over superintendent selection and spending.
New York State Legislature To Vote On Adding Panel Oversight Of Hempstead SchoolsThe New York state Senate passed unprecedented legislation Wednesday calling for intervention to help the struggling Hempstead School District, and now the Assembly will weigh in on the bill.
Hempstead School Board Members Take Exception To Intervention Proposal, Fight For Independence In AlbanyVotes could soon take place in Albany on unprecedented state intervention into the struggling Hempstead School District.
'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.