It’s been a busy summer for workers in the Shoreham-Wading River school district, superintendent Steven Cohen said at Tuesday night’s school board meeting.
With the district implementing a new plan to reorganize the area’s schools by grade, several changes — and even some upgrades — have been made to district buildings. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River superintendent Steven Cohen (left) and school board members Bill McGrath and John Zukowski at last night’s school board meeting. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)
Less than a year after she was named principal at Miller Avenue Elementary School, Patricia Nugent was fired Tuesday night after the Shoreham-Wading River school board approved Superintendent Steven Cohen’s recommendation to deny her tenure. (more…)
The Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education discussed better ways to handle dropped electives at its meeting Tuesday night. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)
Shoreham-Wading River School District administrators are looking to restore two high school business courses that were recently dropped due to a lack of enrollment. (more…)
From left, Shoreham-Wading River school board members Mike Fucito, Robert Rose and Sean Beran at Tuesday’s meeting. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)
The Shoreham-Wading River school board adopted Superintendent Steven Cohen’s preliminary $67 million budget Tuesday night, which carries a 1.9 percent increase to the 2014-15 tax levy.
The board also agreed to create a bond committee tasked with developing a capital improvement plan to address the district’s crumbling infrastructure.
Shoreham-Wading River Superintendent Steven Cohen. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)
Shoreham-Wading River School District Steven Cohen has issued a letter answering frequently asked questions about the opt-out movement.
We’ve heard a lot recently about the “new” SAT, the national standardized test created and marketed by the private, not-for-profit College Board and used by many colleges and universities as the most important part of their admissions process. It is in the news because of the fear it instills in almost every high school student in America: the underlying message is “Blow the SAT and forget about your future.” (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River Superintendent Steven Cohen (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)
Outlining the final sections of his proposed budget for the upcoming school year, Shoreham-Wading River School District superintendent Steve Cohen informed the board of education that he’s proposing spending increases in technology, staff development and athletics, while cutting costs in community programming and health and services.
The items discussed on Tuesday night represented but a fraction of the $67 million spending plan — 5.36 percent to be exact. (more…)
School district administrators and teachers gathered Thursday at Stony Brook University for a panel discussion about”Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School.” Book co-author and education advocate Michael Fullan joined the panel via Skype. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)
The leaders of three local school districts have partnered up to expand educational opportunities within their schools in the midst of mandates coming down from Albany as part of what’s known as the Common Core State Standards.