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Part three in a series. The New York State Education Department launched a new statewide curriculum in May intended to root out implicit bias and racism in all its forms in the schools while affirming students’ “racial, linguistic and cultural identities.” more
The candidates for Hempstead town supervisor brought their campaign messages to the debate stage on Oct. 10 at Molloy College in Rockville Centre. more
Long Beach test scores continue to trend up on state English Language Arts and math exams for grades three to eight, according to results released by the state Education Department in August. The … more
Freeport pro boxer Patrick Day, 27, was fighting for his life at press time after he was knocked out and suffered a traumatic brain injury last Saturday in the 10th round of his U.S. Boxing Association super welterweight title fight against Charles Conwell at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. more
The Meadowbrook Parkway will be closed southbound at Exit M10 to the Loop Parkway on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to allow crews to repave the road and install lane markings. … more
Amid what one elected official recently called a “governing crisis,” three City Council members voted last week to rescind the city’s response to a preliminary state audit of … more
Four of eight teens who were arrested last month for their alleged roles in a brawl that led to the death of an Oceanside High School student were arraigned on gang assault charges in Nassau County … more
Two Long Beach Middle School students may have been followed by a female driver near Park Avenue and Neptune Boulevard while on their way home on Thursday, according to the school district.In a … more
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. … more
Ninety-two percent of Long Island public-school teachers are white. In nearly two-thirds of Long Island schools, there are no black teachers. In more than two-fifths of them, there are no Latino teachers. And most children grow up in segregated communities that divide along school district lines. more
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