Hempstead School District Blames State, Federal Governments For Students Left Without Remote Learning DevicesRemote learning is underway for the district's 6,500 students. Yet, fewer than half in Hempstead Village have been provided laptops or devices.
New State Monitor Appointed In Hempstead School DistrictHempstead has long been cited as one of the most struggling school districts in the state and nation.
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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs Bill That Would Bring Monitors To Hempstead, Wyandanch SchoolsThe districts are the poorest on Long Island in terms of taxable property values and family incomes.
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.
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.