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By Amy Gernon September 24, 2012
A report by the Department of Education finds that resegregation trends are on the rise nationwide.
By Amy Gernon August 13, 2012
An anonymous donation of $10 million and matching funds from the Simon Foundation is making a Supercomputer Institute and further partnership with Brookhaven National Laboratory a reality.
By Vickie Moller July 16, 2012
Suffolk County Community College is proposing a new 25,000-square-foot state-of-the-art Renewable Energy and STEM Center on its Brentwood campus, an aggressive initiative that makes the school a leader among Long Island's higher institutions working to ...
By Vickie Moller July 09, 2012
Early this year, the Long Island Community Foundation presented Deidra Parrish Williams, executive director of the NuHealth Foundation, a $50,000 grant to help support a childhood obesity initiative for middle school students in the Roosevelt ...
By Vickie Moller July 02, 2012
At a recent Smithtown Central School District Board of Education meeting, Jonathan Jacobs, a 2007 High School East graduate, introduced "Whisper", a unique iPhone application designed to provide up-to-date information to faculty, students, parents and ...
By Vickie Moller June 25, 2012
The Stony Brook University School of Journalism has launched a campaign to establish a Center for International Reporting in honor of Marie Colvin, the legendary correspondent and native Long Islander, who was killed in a ...
By Vickie Moller June 18, 2012
Sixth graders from the Setauket, Rocky Point, Shoreham and St. James school districts were among 6,000 eleven-year-olds selected from around the world to determine the best scientific explanation of a flame.
By Vickie Moller June 04, 2012
Jessica Barba, the 15-year-old Longwood High School Student who was suspended for the anti-bullying video she created and posted online, returned to school on May 25--with an apology and a promise that the suspension would ...
By Vickie Moller May 25, 2012
Southampton High School student Will Banks and West Hollow Middle School student Sarah Haiken are among ten teens that have been selected nationwide to be a part of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)'s first-ever National ...
By Vickie Moller May 23, 2012
Last Tuesday, Joshua Lafazan, the senior class president at Syosset High School, became the first high school student ever elected to the Syosset Board of Education and the youngest elected official in New York.
By Vickie Moller May 07, 2012
After violence broke out on the Riverhead High School campus in 2003 and gang activity from surrounding areas began infiltrating the school, the Riverhead School District responded by adopting Council for Unity, a program that ...
By Vickie Moller April 30, 2012
On April 23, 2012, Hampton Bays Middle School was named a top green school by the U.S. Department of Education when Secretary of Education Arne Duncan joined White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy ...