After ed officials ignore requests for oversight nonprofit looks for plaintiffs, puts up new billboard.
03/11/15 Amy Sara Clark Staff Writer
Failing to get a response from city and state officials, an organization pushing for better secular education in charedi yeshivas is gearing up to bring the issue to court. Read more…
Letter: NAACP leaders support East Ramapo oversight
Rockland lawmakers back East Ramapo oversight bill
Twelve legislators signed a Tuesday letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo urging passage of the bill that would authorize rare state intervention in the troubled school district.
View: Zebrowski explains basics of East Ramapo bill
Editorial: Johnson a smart choice for Regents
Judith Johnson is a smart choice to represent the Lower Hudson Valley on the state Board of Regents. But she’ll have to ask tough questions and build support to get things done.
Lawmakers from the 9th Judicial District have endorsed Judith Johnson, one of the region’s best-known educators, to succeed Harry Phillips as the regional representative on the board, which sets education policy. New Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has agreed to support Johnson, which makes it a formality that the Legislature will choose her next week for a five-year term.
Judith Johnson picked for Board of Regents
East Ramapo oversight bill gives monitor veto power
NY legislators Jaffee, Zebrowski, Carlucci unveil legislation to give monitor broad power
On May 19, 2015 three local ERCSD residents will run for election to fill vacant seats on the School Board. This will be a challenge to the actions of the existing Board in redirecting public funding to private yeshivahs in the district. If you live in the ERCSD, please be sure to get out and vote for Nataisha Esperanza Morales, Sabrina Charles-Pierre and Steven White, all of whom have deep connections to the District and want to create a better public educational system for East Ramapo children.