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East Ramapo Central School District

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Following criticism about leaving certain schools within a Rockland County district open for in-person classes, the acting superintendent of the East Ramapo Central School District has put all schools on remote learning. This came with guidance from New York state officials after Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his Cluster Action Initiative for COVID hot spots.

New York state Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia welcomed back students, teachers and administrators this week in a number of school districts, including East Ramapo in Rockland County.

NYS Budget Includes Funding For East Ramapo Schools

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A trio of New York lawmakers from the Hudson Valley says they have secured funding in the new state budget for the East Ramapo School District in Rockland County.

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A bill that would give boards of education in many school districts the option to establish wards for their elections has been sent to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Meantime, the New York Civil Liberties Union recently filed a lawsuit challenging the at-large method of electing Board of Education members of the East Ramapo School District.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Tuesday announced $35 million in funding available for high-need school districts across the state to establish after-school programs. And there are seven districts in the Hudson Valley eligible to apply.

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The New York state Education Commissioner Monday announced the appointment of a monitor for the troubled East Ramapo School District in Rockland County. Tuesday, they held a series of meetings in Rockland in what participants describe as a positive and encouraging step forward.

An audit from the New York state comptroller finds the East Ramapo Central School District continues to face significant fiscal stress.

The New York state education commissioner visited the troubled East Ramapo School District in Rockland County earlier this week. Commissioner MaryEllen Elia says she spent Wednesday alongside the interim superintendent and school board chair.

“And I went into multiple classrooms, talks to a number of teachers,” says Elia. “And we still have issues in East Ramapo and the state Ed Department is committed to addressing those issues. And I think we need to work out how we can do that and support the students of that area.”

New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli recently released his annual fiscal stress scores for school districts. A few in the Hudson Valley made the list, in varying degrees.