Last Fall, Nyack High School spent $167K to enforce a new “closed campus” lunch policy for underclassmen. Anaheim, CA is confronting the same problem with a high tech and less costly solution to the historical Ferris Bueller problem.
Rockland’s NYS senator’s will introduce a relief package to help schools reduce costs and better cope with the impact of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed property tax cap. The changes will permit regional collective bargaining agreements, increased flexibility in purchasing contracts and removing existing barriers to consolidating healthcare services across jurisdictions.
In a letter welcoming families to the new school year, interim Nyack schools Superintendent Jason Friedman said that the pilot program which closed the campus for 9th and 10th graders will be evaluated ‘€œwithin a few months.’€ Given that no one has yet voted to extend the pilot, this claim might seem premature.
Nyack School District voters passed the proposed 2010-11 budget and authorized the district to set up a reserve fund for future capital expenditures. Dan Juechter and Michael Mark were elected to the Nyack Schools Board of Education.
Nyack School District voters will vote today on a a 1.9 percent tax increase, two open trustee positions and the creation of a Capital Reserve Fund of the district for future renovations or reconstruction. Polls are open from 7a-9p.
School Board candidate Jennifer Marraccino recaps the PTA Candidate forum on May 6.
Nyack’s School Board and teachers have agreed to a new contract ending a year-long negotiation with modest salary increases over the next three years.
Elections, fireworks, parking, boating, sailing, ROMPing and drinking were some of the big stories of last year. Here’s our countdown of Nyack’s Top 20 news and views of 2009.