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By Vickie Moller February 28, 2013
For the past six years, TV producer Liam Murphy has been recruiting well-known celebrities to appear in "REAL Change--Artists for Education," a television special due to air in April to celebrate the teachers who made ...
By Wendy L February 26, 2013
A Long Island music teacher involved in child sex abuse and endangerment will lose his teaching license, go on probation and have to register as a sex offender, but he faces no jail time.
By Vickie Moller February 26, 2013
An unidentified seventh grade student from the Finley Middle School in Glen Cove was taken into custody late last week for creating a "hit list" of faculty, students and family members.
By Vickie Moller February 22, 2013
One day following President Obama's State of the Union address outlining a series of bold proposals to strengthen the middle class and increase access to high-quality education, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the ...
By Vickie Moller February 22, 2013
Joseph Tutaj, a popular 15-year-old Seaford High School sophomore died suddenly on Tuesday during a trip to Disneyland with 80 members of the school band.
By Vickie Moller February 21, 2013
Abrakadoodle is an award-winning mobile art education program that has offered innovative art programs to children all across the country since 2003.
By Long Island News & PR February 19, 2013
Half-hour program, hosted by Emmy-winning Jim Paymar, investigates local matters including revitalizing downtowns, Long Island women in business, affordable housing, healthcare, and Long Island non-profit, among others.
By Vickie Moller February 15, 2013
The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation announced earlier this week that student loan repayment relief for Hurricane Sandy-impacted borrowers would be extended through June 30, 2013.
By Robert Ottone February 15, 2013
William Flanagan convicted after covering up burglary.
By Vickie Moller February 14, 2013
A bill that would cap real property school taxes for seniors age 70 and older who are eligible for the Enhanced STAR exemption has been introduced to the NYS Senate by Sen. Kenneth P. LaValle.
By Lyndsay McCabe February 09, 2013
Sheldon Silver strives to start a NY DREAM Act to provide financial assistance to undocumented immigrant students.
By Vickie Moller February 05, 2013
Last week, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and New York Representative Steve Israel announced that Huntington High School had won the regional competition of the 23rd annual Dept. of Energy's National Science Bowl--the nation's largest ...
By Long Island News & PR February 05, 2013
Award-Winning LIAWS members inspire kids to write.
By Robert Ottone January 29, 2013
As the father of a six year old boy killed in the Sandy Hook massacre spoke of the need for assault weapons, gun enthusiasts heckled from the gallery.
By Vickie Moller January 29, 2013
New York State Sen. Kenneth P. LaValle will serve another term as chair of the New York State Senate's Committee on Higher Education, Sens. Dean Skelos and Jeffrey Klein announced last week.
By Long Island News & PR January 29, 2013
SUNY College at Old Westbury has joined a statewide network of colleges and universities by becoming a Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders serving the Long Island region.