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Avenues School Secures East Hampton Location

Avenues: the World School, a for-profit independent school, has secured a location in East Hampton to expand its New York City curriculum here for the new school year beginning in September.

Jun 17, 2020
School Budgets Pass in Districts Across South Fork

School budgets for the 2020-21 school year passed with overwhelming support in East Hampton, Springs, Montauk, Amagansett, Bridgehampton, Sag Harbor, Sagaponack, and Wainscott on Tuesday.

Jun 16, 2020
Southampton Youth Launch Online Petition Supporting Racial Equality

A group of alumni and current students of Southampton High School has launched a petition on the website Change.org urging the Southampton School District administration, school board, faculty, and staff to make changes to the curriculum and policies in light of what they believe are "overt and covert forms of racism" in the district.

The petition, which garnered more than 700 signatures as of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, says that "it is simply not enough to decry racism."

Jun 16, 2020
Project Most Teams Up With LTV for New Show

"Did You Know?" is Project Most's first-ever television show, with lessons, activities, entertainment, and children sharing their knowledge. 

Jun 15, 2020
If Budgets Fail, School Districts Can Try Again

Rather than be forced to operate on a contingency budget if their spending plans fail to pass a first vote next week, school districts in New York will now have a second chance to put their budgets before voters.

Jun 12, 2020
Small High School Graduations to Be Allowed as Pandemic Eases

By executive order of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, in-person high school graduations of up to 150 people will be allowed outdoors starting June 26, “subject to any outbreaks or significant changes in the metrics.”

Jun 11, 2020
East Hampton Kids Log One Million Minutes of Reading

Students at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton surpassed a milestone last week. Collectively, all students have spent more than one million minutes reading books during this school year so far.

Jun 11, 2020
On Special Education and Teacher Evaluations From Governor Cuomo

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has signed executive orders allowing schools to resume providing special education services in person over the summer and waiving the annual statewide teacher performance evaluations.

Jun 11, 2020
School Ballot Deadline Extended to June 16

Amid widespread worries over absentee ballots making their way in time to school districts for budget votes and board elections this year, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday signed an executive order extending the deadline for districts to receive them by mail from June 9 to June 16.

Jun 7, 2020
School Confronts Racist Statements on Social Media

Social media posts by East Hampton High School students and others containing racist content and offensive language are under investigation by school officials.

Jun 5, 2020
School Years Shorter for Some

To avoid student fatigue, as well as to avoid pushing teachers' obligations past their original teaching contracts, many local school districts are ending school earlier than planned.

Jun 4, 2020
Elite Avenues School Plans East Hampton 'Studio Campus'

Avenues: the World School, a for-profit independent school, is enrolling 5th through 11th-grade students for the school year beginning in fall 2020 for a new location in the East Hampton area.

Jun 4, 2020