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State Education Department Launches Virtual Learning Initiative Round II

$2.4 Million in Federal Race to the Top Funds Will Provide Low-Income Students Better Access to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses.

Schumer: Over 40k Long Islanders with Disabilities Face Huge Financial Burden

Plan Creates Tax-Advantaged Savings Accounts, Like those for College, To Help Parents Better Afford Medical Care, Education, Transportation & Other Services

Gotta Stay, But Want a Vacay: Long Island Staycations

Flights, car rentals,and hotels can be pricey when you leave the island, but if you stay close to home for your vacation, you will have a great time and save money. Check out all the great ways ...

Must Visit Museums for Nautical Lovers and Seafaring Folk

Come learn about Long Island's rich aquatic history at one of the many maritime museums on the Island!

Following Famous Footsteps Across Long Island

Take a journey through the past as you follow famous footsteps across Long Island.

Summer Snapshot: Photography Tips for the Sunny Season

Some helpful summer photography tips to know before that shutter goes off!

Selfless Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Use your free time this summer for good by getting in on local Long Island volunteer opportunities!

Passage to New Worlds: 2014 Summer Reading Guide for Adults

Enjoy the heat while you chill out and read some brand new books this year.

Shoreham’s Tesla Science Center Given $1 Million Donation from Elon Musk

The CEO of Tesla Motors has made a sizeable donation to a museum being built on Long Island.

Millions of Dollars of Unauthorized In-App Purchases Made by Kids Results in FTC Suing Amazon

It can be hard for children to tell the difference between when real money is being spent and when it's just virtual play money in apps, but Amazon's previous lack of restrictions around purchases made by kids ...

Ticket to New Perspectives: 2014 Summer Reading Guide for Teens

Great teen and young adult book titles that are guaranteed to have you flying through the pages.

School Buses Recalled for Steering Issue and Propane Fuel Leak

School buses are supposed to offer children a safe way to travel, but there are recalls out for some popular school buses for steering and propane fuel leak issues.

Long Island Museums that are Great for Kids

There are over 100 museums to choose from on Long Island!

Revised Immunization Requirements for School Attendance in Effect

An update to school immunization requirements by the State Department of Health means students will be getting more shots. The changes go into effect July 1, 2014.

Passport to Imagination: 2014 Summer Reading Guide for Kids

The kids may be out of school but the summer is a great time for kids to dive into some new books.

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Authorizing School Zone Speed Cameras on Long Island

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today traveled to Bethpage High School to sign legislation that authorizes the addition of school speed zone cameras in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Visit to the Pediatrician to Come with Additional Recommendation – Read to Your Baby

From the time of infancy, parents and caregivers should read aloud to young children. This comes after new guidelines were issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatricians are now advised to include the component of early ...

Places To See And Learn About Beautiful Butterfly Species

Get educated about, and up close and personal with, a variety of butterfly species housed right here on Long Island.

Last Minute Prom Preparation Tips

Some last minute prom preparation tips for you before you head out to your night full of fun, dancing, and memory making.

Cool Kids Classes and Summer Courses

School might be out but now is a great time to enroll the kids into classes to learn something new and exciting over the summer.
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