Tag: Hempstead School District

Latest Lawsuit Against Hempstead School Board Adds To Corruption Claims

The Hempstead school district has “rampant and corrosive corruption, waste, and gross illegalities,” a terminated deputy school superintendent claimed, in the latest federal lawsuit filed against the troubled district and members of its school board.

Latest Hempstead School Official Arrest Adds To District’s Woes

Besides the Hempstead school district’s 37 percent graduation rate, crumbling schools, gang violence, and embattled superintendent, another vexing problem is that school officials just can't stay out of trouble.

Taylor Raynor: Hempstead Schools’ Savior?

Political newcomer Taylor Raynor’s stunning Democratic primary upset over 30-year incumbent Deputy Assembly Speaker Earlene Hooper (D-Hempstead) may have implications from Albany to Hempstead schools if Raynor unseats Hooper on Election Day.

Charges A Sign of Hempstead School District Power Struggle

In the latest news to rock Hempstead Public Schools, its board of education voted recently to bring charges against former Superintendent Shimon Waronker, who has been suspended with pay since January.

Troubled Hempstead School Board Accuses Ex-Superintendent of Misconduct

The Hempstead Public Schools Board of Education voted this week to bring charges against its suspended Superintendent Shimon Waronker, who has alleged uncovering corruption in the long-struggling district.

Enduring Struggles in Hempstead School District

The latest in our continuing coverage of the Hempstead School District crisis.

Will State Take Over Troubled Hempstead Schools?

The question of state control at the Hempstead District has been a fluid one.

Hempstead Eyes Replacing Aging ‘Temporary’ Classrooms

“The portable classrooms ... were never intended to be here this long,” Acting School Superintendent Regina Armstrong says of trailers elementary school students have been in for more than 20 years.

Report: Hempstead Failed to Properly Enroll, Place Immigrant Students

The “vast majority” of new Hempstead High School students were placed in the 9th Grade regardless of the content on their transcript, among other findings.