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The firm: Why did NYC lawyers take the East Ramapo case?
When I interviewed Spring Valley resident Steve White last week about the petition to oust five East Ramapo School Board members, I asked him just how it felt to have a nonprofit law firm take the case of parents who have been district gadflies for years.
“After five years of fighting, it was such an amazing surprise to have someone say 'Oh we'd like to take on this fight for you,' ” White...