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Two arrested in Wallkill for reporting false incident

Two arrested in Wallkill for reporting false incident

Wallkill After fabricating reports of a shooting at the Monhagen Middle School in the Town of Wallkill, two teens have been placed under custody. Police were called to the school on Friday just after noon in response to an allegation of gunfire. A call reporting that there was an active shooter in the school was...

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State audit critical of Garrison school district IT security

State audit critical of Garrison school district IT security

An audit by the state comptroller’s office found that ALBANY Garrison Union Free School District officials failed to create physical controls, maintain accurate and comprehensive inventory records for IT equipment, or create an IT contingency plan. They also failed to adequately secure the district’s network user accounts. Upon inspection, state investigators discovered that district staff...

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Fourteen-year-old charged with making bomb threat at Suffern High School

Fourteen-year-old charged with making bomb threat at Suffern High School

RAMAPO A 14-year-old has been taken into custody by the Ramapo Police Investigations Unit for starting a bomb threat incident on September 21, 2023, at Suffern High School. The report prompted a coordinated reaction from multiple law enforcement authorities, leading to the evacuation of the school. After a four-month investigation, police arrested the child on...

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Liberty capital project vote postponed

Liberty capital project vote postponed

Lib-ty The Liberty Central School District has chosen to move today’s (Tuesday) vote on the $42.7 million capital project proposal to Wednesday, January 17, due to the bad weather. Voting will be held in the high school gymnasium from noon until nine o’clock. Voting is open to all county or district residents who have registered...

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Missouri School Board Drops Black History Classes

Missouri School Board Drops Black History Classes

The school board, which was made up solely of white people, voted 5-2 to end the teaching of Black history and literature. The Francis Howell School Board voted 5-2 on Thursday night to abolish Black history and Black literature electives from the district’s high schools in a tense meeting. There are currently 60 students enrolled...

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Florida district removes Jewish and Holocaust books from classrooms

Florida district removes Jewish and Holocaust books from classrooms

A global bestseller by a Jewish Holocaust survivor; a novel by a beloved and politically conservative Jewish American writer; a memoir of growing up mixed-race and Jewish; and a contemporary novel about a high-achieving Jewish family are among the nearly 700 books removed from classroom libraries this year by a Florida school district in fear...

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