State-appointed monitors assigned to the troubled East Ramapo School District in Rockland County, New York, issued a report today calling for $3 million in state aid to the district — and for continued on-the-ground monitoring next year.
An Orthodox-dominated public school board in Rockland County, New York, is facing a new round of protests this week after an elected non-Jewish board member’s term was sliced from two years to one.
Two officials in the heavily Jewish upstate New York town of Ramapo have been indicted in what the federal government believes is the first criminal securities fraud prosecution involving municipal bonds.
A New York State panel recommended tighter control over an Orthodox-majority public school board in Rockland County whose budget cuts have provoked ire among public-school parents.
Parents and former students are suing four New York State yeshivas, the state and the local school district for not providing students with an adequate secular education.
The New York State Education Department appointed a panel to study the operations of the haredi Orthodox-controlled school board in the East Ramapo school district.
A controversial bill to appoint a monitor for an Orthodox-dominated upstate New York school board has drawn intense backlash. Has an unusual coalition succeeded in killing the measure?
East Ramapo school board president Yehuda Weissmandl has been called a ‘looter,’ ‘immoral’ and worse. He says anger and hatred are driving a new push to appoint a state monitor for the embattled district.
A controversial bill to appoint a state monitor for an Orthodox-dominated public school board has passed a key hurdle in the New York legislature. Will Governor Andrew Cuomo support it?
As Orthodox Jewish communities grow, they will learn that their political power can be used for good or ill. Ari Hart says what has happened in the East Ramapo school district clearly crosses a moral line.