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Hempstead Enrollment Practices Under Investigation

In response to allegations that the district is not educating immigrant students, New York State Education Commissioner John B. King Jr. has ordered Nassau...

Hempstead Rejecting Immigrant Students

More than 30 immigrant school children, many of whom are among the newly arrived children from Central America, are being denied a constitutionally guaranteed...

Touré and Cross to Face Off Again for Hempstead School Board...

Former school board trustee Betty Cross and challenger Maribel Touré have both filed petitions to run for the recently vacated seat on the Hempstead...

Hempstead Special Election Set for Oct. 28

A special election to fill the vacant Hempstead School Board seat will take place on Oct. 28. The seat became vacant when longtime trustee...

Special Election Ordered for Contested Hempstead School Board Seat

New York State Education Commissioner John B. King Jr. has invalidated the election of long-time Hempstead School Board member Betty Cross, and ordered a...

Cross to be Removed from Hempstead School Board

New York State Education Commissioner John B. King Jr. does not recognize disputed school board member Betty Cross and has ordered her to step...

District Lawyer to Education Commissioner: Touré is a ‘Sore Loser’

A memorandum to New York State Education Commissioner John B. King Jr. claims that a petition filed against disputed Hempstead School Board member Betty...

Cross Ousted as President, but Retains Control of Board

Change came to the Hempstead School Board Tuesday night, but not in the way most residents hoped. Betty Cross, the disputed board member who has...

Hempstead School Board Reverses Investigation Vote

In a hastily announced meeting Monday night, the Hempstead School Board voted unanimously to rescind its decision to investigate district superintendent Susan Johnson. The...

Attempts to Silence Hempstead Residents Backfire on School Board

Residents and activists stormed a Hempstead School Board meeting Thursday night to voice their desire to remove long-time board president Betty Cross, while also...

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