Union OKs grading teachers based on students
For the first time, all public-school teachers in NY would be evaluated partly on their students' performance.
LI team finalist in national science contest
The middle school state finalists of the second annual "Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge" were announced last week.
Schools want to ban Silly Bandz bracelets
Educators on Long Island are telling students to keep their Silly Bandz bracelets out of the classroom.
LI's biggest teacher union OKs pay cuts
Concessions by the 1,400-member Brentwood Teachers Association will save more than 200 jobs.
Huntington parents unhappy with sixth-grade center idea
A controversial plan by the Huntington school board to turn the Jack Abrams Intermediate School into a districtwide sixth-grade center ...
LI schools stunned as NJ voters reject budgets
New Jersey's stunning rejection of school budgets is sending shock waves through Long Island.
School chiefs expecting your taxes to go up
Forty percent of the region's school chiefs project tax-levy hikes in their districts between 4 and 10 percent.
LI teen places 5th at national Intel final
Eric Brooks, a senior at Hewlett High School, placed fifth and won a $30,000 award from the national Intel science contest.
Roslyn teachers agree to temporary pay freeze
After more than 20 months without a contract, one of Long Island's highest-paid teacher unions has acknowledged "tough" financial times ...
Long Island students honored as Intel finalists
Out of the 40 nationwide finalists for the Intel science competition, nine live right here on Long Island.