Riverhead Board of Education member Laurie Downs questioned where the money came from to convert two school buses into charter buses for field trips, and when that was publicly discussed by the board. READ
The Riverhead school board’s newest member is celebrating her first victory.
District employee salaries were listed on the Board of Education’s agenda for the first time at Tuesday’s meeting — a move school board member Laurie Downs has been seeking since she was sworn in.
First-year Riverhead Board of Education trustee Laurie Downs said Tuesday that she’d like to see the district include the salaries and educational backgrounds of new hires on school board agendas. READ
Laurie Downs has experienced Riverhead school board meetings from several vantage points.
Addressing ballooning student enrollment while enhancing programs under the tax cap and ensuring that administrators adhere to policies are top priorities for this year’s Riverhead school board candidates.
It appears the Riverhead Board of Education is sticking with six members for now.