Posts Tagged East Ramapo

A New Beginning?

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Strong East Ramapo Volunteer Kickoff 2. 2017 Candidates Forum February 16 3. Monitors Report – A New Beginning 1) Strong East Ramapo Volunteer Kickoff Strong East Ramapo will hold a Volunteer Kickoff event this Thursday, February 2, at Finkelstein Library at 7 p.m. They need YOUR HELP to get out the […]

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Board Annuls Election Results – Community Responds

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. MLK Center Party was a success! 2. Board Annuls Election Results – Community Responds 3. Petition for Equivalent Education Continues to Grow 1) MLK Center Party was a success! Thanks to our sponsors, committee members and professionals who lent a hand, and the nearly 200 people who came out […]

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Co-existence, Corruption, Criticism and Bigotry

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Pressure Mounts on Sen. Flanagan  2. Strong East Ramapo in Long Island? 3. East Ramapo Yeshiva Funding Under Scrutiny 4. Co-existence, Corruption, Criticism and Bigotry 1) Pressure Mounts on Sen. Flanagan Senator Flanagan, using his power as Majority Leader of the NY Senate, is preventing the passage of legislation designed […]

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Who is Failing Who?

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Tonight!  2. Budget Meeting Schedule 3. MLK Center Honors Coach Delva 4. #4Women4All 5. Who is Failing Who? 1) Tonight! Legislature meets to reiterate support for monitor with veto power Last year, the Rockland County Legislature passed a resolution supporting the recommendation of Fiscal Monitor Greenberg for a monitor with veto power. […]

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We did it! Here are the next steps:

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. We surpassed our goal! 2. Phone the Governor 3. Martin Luther King Day 4. 2016 Candidates Forum 1) Fundraising Goal Surpassed! Thanks to everyone who donated to our campaign, and special thanks to those who responded to yesterday’s appeal! We raised $2,290 in 24 hrs to blow […]

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Demand Better Leadership

The Power of Ten Special Edition: Call to Action If there is one person who is most responsible for the degradation of East Ramapo, it is Aron Wieder. In Nov, 2009, Aron Wieder brought Al D’Agostino to East Ramapo. In June of 2011, the school board majority, led by Aron Wieder chose Dr. Joel Klein […]

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Gov. Cuomo Visits East Ramapo

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: 1. Gov Cuomo Visits East Ramapo 2. Gov. Cuomo Proposes Receivership Model for Failing Schools 3. Rockland Clergy for Social Justice Press Conference Wednesday 4. Community Forum Thursday 5. PTA Barnes and Noble Book Fair Monday and Tuesday 6. Bond Vote Fails 1) Gov Cuomo Visits East Ramapo Governor Cuomo made […]

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#TheLast child denied an education

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Malala Accepts Nobel Peace Prize 2. East Ramapo Underground Radio Today 3. FOR Winter Solstice Event Sunday 4. Teach-In in Spring Valley Next Saturday 1) Malala Accepts Nobel Peace Prize 2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala has started a new movement called #TheLast child denied an education. […]

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Time to stand up and be counted

The Power of Ten Update In This Issue:  1. Next Protest is this Tuesday, December 2 2. Diversity Training Mandated for School Board Members 3. East Ramapo Education Activists Featured in Story on Diversity in Schools 1) Next Protest is this Tuesday, December 2 Please join us in a rally right before the next regularly scheduled […]

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Fiscal Monitor Gives His Report

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Fiscal Monitor Gives His Report 2. Latino Parents Protest Grows 3. Hillcrest Elementary is Sold 4. Local Peace Awards to be Presented at Winter Solstice Concert 5. New Alumni Group Forms 1) Fiscal Monitor Gives His Report This week the fiscal monitor appointed at the request of […]

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Beloved Educator Passes; Fight for Justice Goes On!

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: Beloved Educator Pedro Santana has Passed Away Rockland Journal News Editorial in favor of NY State Intervention Ellen Jaffee Delivers Her Strongest Message Yet Advocates for Justice Needs Your Help 1) Pedro Santana Pedro Santana has lost his fight with cancer. During his brief tenure in East Ramapo he […]

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Clergy Group to Cuomo: East Ramapo Governance is Broken!

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: Rockland Clergy Call on Gov. Cuomo to Intervene Judge sides with East Ramapo over Yeshivas, but board votes to ‘settle’, awarding millions in credit. Play about East Ramapo opens to packed rooms, two more showings coming up Honor Society Induction on Thursday Advocates for Justice needs your help! […]

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Rockland Clergy for Social Justice Calls for Gov. Cuomo to Intervene in East Ramapo

Power of Ten Update Special Issue: Rockland Clergy for Social Justice will hold a press conference on Tuesday, April 8 at noon, at the First Baptist Church located at 3 Hoyt Street in Spring Valley, NY. More than 90 rabbis, ministers, pastors and imams from Rockland County will be calling for Gov. Cuomo to intervene in the governance of the East Ramapo […]

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New Play about East Ramapo; Rockland Legislature Asks NY to Investigate School Finances

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: Hearing on Legislation Tuesday Play about East Ramapo Issues Sunday Help Power of Ten Grow 1) The Rockland County Legislature is requesting that the New York State Assembly and Senate pass “The New York State School Taxpayers’ Protection Act”: Public school districts in New York state have recently […]

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East Ramapo board loses in court again; segregation undermines education;

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: School Board Loses Another Lawsuit East Ramapo decline tied to increasing segregation Reminder: MLK Day event Monday Green Meadow Waldorf School offers free tutoring Message from the editor 1) School Board Loses Another Lawsuit The Journal News: Court: East Ramapo broke law on special-ed placement practice 2) East Ramapo […]

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Sad News; Strange Bedfellows; A Day to Celebrate

Power of Ten Update In this issue: Rev. Brightman has passed School board member resigns An outrageous choice School board still paying lawyer who cursed at student Martin Luther King Celebration Jan 20 at SVHS 1) Rev. Brightman has passed The Rev. Walter Brightman Jr. passed away last month at the age of 81. Rev. […]

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2013 Review; 2014 Priorities

The Power of Ten Update In this Issue: 2013 Review Let’s Make Education Our Priority for 2014 Advocates for Justice End of Year Donation Plea 1) 2013 Review 2013 was a very active year for the struggle for educational equity in East Ramapo schools. It began with Letters from the NY State Education Department (NYSED) […]

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D’Agostino Still Here?; Peace Award Details

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: D’Agostino is still here? Peace Award Details Message from The East Ramapo Underground 1) D’Agostino is still here? Many people might think that after the school board said that they would “transition” from the law firm of D’Agostino that meant he was no longer working for the district. […]

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Invitation to FOR Celebration; Spring Valley – East Ramapo Crisis is an Emergency

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: East Ramapo activists to receive Peace Prize Crisis in East Ramapo declared an emergency priority by the Village of Spring Valley New lawsuit addresses failure to provide basic education to all students 1) East Ramapo Activists to Receive Peace Prize YOU are INVITED to attend this celebration featuring […]

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East Ramapo Activists to Receive Peace Prize; East Ramapo is Major Factor in Nov 5th Election

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: East Ramapo Activists to Receive Peace Prize Cuomo Must Intervene in East Ramapo The Campaign for Educational Equity Wants You! Crisis in East Ramapo is Major Factor in Nov 5th Election 1) East Ramapo Activists to Receive Peace Prize The 2013 Fellowship of Reconciliation Nyack Area Peace Award Winners […]

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Parent: East Ramapo fails to provide NY minimum education; SOS President: Send a message on Nov 5

Power of Ten Update In this issue: Parent Files Appeal Re: Lack of Music and Art in East Ramapo SOS President: Send a Message on November 5th 1) Parent Files Appeal Re: Lack of Music and Art in East Ramapo East Ramapo Parent David Curry has served the Board of Education with a Section 310 […]

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Upcoming Events; Enrollment is Up; East Ramapo Activists Honored

Power of Ten Update In this issue: Meet and Greet on Tuesday Enrollment up 13% over projections East Ramapo Activists receive NAACP awards Power of Ten editor receives HANA award   1) Meet and Greet on Tuesday East Ramapo Activist Betty Carmand will be presenting her vision for the future of the Town of Ramapo […]

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Meet and Greet Today; Mr. Smith moves closer to Grammy Award

Power of Ten Update In this issue: Four Hundred Turn Out to Support Pedro Santana Former East Ramapo Band Director closer to Grammy Meet and Greet Today 1) Beloved Educator Battling Cancer Former Assistant Superintendent for East Ramapo Pedro Santana has been diagnosed with a very serious form of cancer and is fighting for his […]

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Reminder: Event Tonight (Friday Oct 11)

Power of Ten Update Reminder: Event Tonight (Friday Oct 11) Beloved Educator Battling Cancer Former Assistant Superintendent for East Ramapo Pedro Santana has been diagnosed with a very serious form of cancer and is fighting for his life. Pedro’s friends and family invite you to “join us to celebrate a man’s challenges through life’s journey” […]

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Beloved Educator Battling Cancer; Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Report

Power of Ten Update In this issue: Beloved Educator Battling Cancer Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Report 1) Beloved Educator Battling Cancer Former Assistant Superintendent for East Ramapo Pedro Santana has been diagnosed with a very serious form of cancer and is fighting for his life.  The main thing which makes Pedro so loved by students […]

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Reminder: Court Date Monday

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Federal Civil Rights Court Date Board Meeting Tuesday Questions from East Ramapo Underground East Ramapo Gambles on Budgets 1) Federal Civil Rights Court Date Advocates for Justice, a New York based public interest law firm, has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of East Ramapo School District […]

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Court Date Sept 30; Emilia Wins Primary

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Federal Civil Rights Court Date Emilia White Wins Democratic Primary East Ramapo Underground Radio Two Important Letters Published in Journal News 1) Federal Civil Rights Court Date The public is encouraged to attend: Monday September 30 at 10:30 AM Federal Courthouse Room 621 – Judge Cathy Seibel 300 […]

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School Board Slumlord; Candidate Forum; Pedophile Still Teaching; Non-public Education “A Fraud”

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Slumlords on the School Board? Democratic Primary Candidate’s Forum Today, September 3 Convicted pedophile still teaching at non-public school in East Ramapo Unregistered non-public schools are failing children Message from the editor 1) Slumlords on the School Board? The president of the East Ramapo school board has made […]

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Dream Event Wednesday; Letter: Rescue the Kids of East Ramapo; Cuomo Disappoints Again

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: 50th Anniversary REALIZE THE DREAM! Event NAACP and JAMCCAR Host Candidate’s Forum Rockland, State Must Rescue the Kids of East Ramapo Videos from East Ramapo Underground Governor Cuomo Disappoints East Ramapo AGAIN! 1) 50th Anniversary REALIZE THE DREAM! Event: Join us in this FREE Community Event to Celebrate […]

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D’Agostino to go; Yeshiva loses Hillcrest lease

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: D’Agostino to go, but not soon enough!!!! Commissioner King Annuls Lease to Yeshiva Avir Yakov 1) D’Agostino to go, but not soon enough!!! At the July 8 East Ramapo School Board meeting, called specially to deal with lawyer Chris Kirby’s notorious outbursts, the school board adjourned with a […]

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RESPECT Rally Monday July 8

Power of Ten Update Reminder: Respect Rally Monday July 8 The Save Our Schools Coalition announces ‘Rally for Respect’, a Peaceful Protest in East Ramapo to demand immediate termination of the law firm D’Agostino and Minerva, and to request state intervention. THE DETAILS: Rally for RESPECT Monday, July 8 at 6:45 PM 105 S. Madison […]

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Lawyer for East Ramapo Explodes with Obscenity and Hostility; Rally for Respect Monday

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Lawyer for East Ramapo Explodes with Obscenity and Hostility!!! Rally for Respect Monday 1) Lawyer for East Ramapo Explodes with Obscenity and Hostility!!! At the July 2 East Ramapo School Board meeting lawyer Chris Kirby interrupted a parent during the public speaking portion at the end of the […]

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Commissioner King talks East Ramapo on Public Radio

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Message From a Reader Three Days Left to Sign to Save East Ramapo Budget Revote Tuesday Commissioner King discusses East Ramapo on WNYC New Video Featured on Power of Ten 1) Hillcrest Resident Encourages Contacting Governor Cuomo I urge everyone who received Steve’s message about contacting the governor’s […]

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Last Chance to Sign the Save East Ramapo Petition

Power of Ten Update Last Chance to Sign the Save East Ramapo Petition: PETITION CLOSING DATE IS JUNE 15TH The East Ramapo Central School District was once considered among the best in NY State. Today, the graduation rate is just 74%, and for Hispanic Students just 54%!  School board members have diverted funds to promote […]

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Massive Student Walkout in East Ramapo

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Student Walkout Save East Ramapo Petition Now More Important Than Ever Budget Revote Message from the Editor 1) Student Walkout: Hundreds of Spring Valley and Ramapo High School Students walked out of school on Wednesday to demand their right to a quality education.  The best estimate of the […]

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Election Reports; Teacher up for a Grammy

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Election Reports Message From Our candidates Save East Ramapo Bill Now More Important Than Ever East Ramapo Featured on NPR Again Former E Ramapo Music Teacher Up for a Grammy 1) Election Reports: East Ramapo school budget defeated, Orthodox-backed candidates win East Ramapo school officials approve more cuts […]

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Special Ed Parents: Important Meeting Monday May 13; NAACP Forum Reports

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Special Ed Parents Meeting Monday Candidate Forum Reports Message from the editor 1) Special Ed Parents Meeting Does your child struggle in school? If so, is he/she getting the necessary services to make him/her successful? Is your child getting ALL the special education services that he/she is entitled […]

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East Ramapo Candidates Forum Today

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Candidates Forum Today Online Petition over 3,500! Is Divisiveness Dangerous? East Ramapo Student featured on NPR 1) Candidates Forum Today: Thursday May 9, at 6:30 pm Louis Kurtz Center, 9 N. Main St in Spring Valley NAACP and other community organizations have teamed up to provide the community […]

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Budget Hearing Today; Court Appearance Report; Powerful New Article

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Court Appearance Report Online Petition WOW!!! Upcoming Events New Media Coverage 1) Court Appearance Report Newsday: East Ramapo lawsuit: Parents can demand documents on special ed. cases Journal News: Judge allows class-action suit against East Ramapo to proceed Learn more about the civil rights lawsuit 2) Save East […]

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Court Appearance Thursday; Petition to Save East Ramapo is on Fire

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Petition on Fire, now share, share, share! Court Appearance Thursday East Ramapo subject of national education blog NAACP Events: Candidate Forum and Student Debate 1) Save East Ramapo Petition has 1,914 signatures!!! Thank you to all who have signed the petition for the “Save East Ramapo” bill. This […]

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Our Petition is on Fire; Another Court Date Change

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Court Appearance New Date Online Petition Takes Off Fast! Campaign for May 21 Trustee Election Begins Saturday Board President Quits Homework help now available at School Board Meetings Message from the editor 1) Federal Civil Rights Court Date DELAYED: OUR DAY IN COURT HAS BEEN DELAYED AGAIN: New […]

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Court Date Delayed; Petition for Intervention; Budget News

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Civil Rights Court Appearance DELAYED New Petition Online: The “Save East Ramapo” Bill School Board Meeting Next Tuesday Message from the editor 1) Federal Civil Rights Court Date DELAYED: OUR DAY IN COURT HAS BEEN DELAYED AGAIN: New Date: April 29 at 3:00 PM Federal Courthouse Room 421 […]

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Forum Recap; Court Date Thursday

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Community Forum Recap Your Presence Requested at Civil Rights Court Appearance Thursday School Board Meetings Tomorrow and Next Tuesday 1) Community Forum Recap Thank you to all who came out on Saturday for the Save Our Schools Community Forum. Many thanks and respect go to Bob Slade, James […]

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4-6-13 Rally Tuesday, Forum Saturday – RESPECT

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: RESPECT Rally on Tuesday Save Our Schools Community Forum Saturday Federal Civil Rights Court Date 1) RESPECT Rally on Tuesday NO EMPLOYEE of ERCSD should be allowed to VERBALLY ABUSE a student and get away with it! We have ZERO tolerance for students who are BULLIES and we […]

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3-24-13 East Ramapo Makes National Headlines

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Our Issue Gets National Attention WBLS FM to Broadcast East Ramapo Forum Civil Rights Court Date Rescheduled Fundraiser Rescheduled 1) Our Issue Gets National Attention: The national media has taken notice of our unique situation in East Ramapo. Jim Fitzgerald, a reporter for the Associated Press, came to […]

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3-15-2013

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Commissioner King replies to our petition Newsday Editorial on profanity-spewing lawyer You can file a complaint too! Civil Rights Case in Court Tuesday Fundraiser March 30th 1) Commissioner King writes an answer to our petition: Hon. Dr. John B. King, Jr., NY State Commissioner of Education, has replied […]

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3-10-13

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: School Attorney Curses at Student Fundraiser March 30th Calling all Candidates Report of the Rally on March 5 1) School Attorney Curses at Student: The attorney for the East Ramapo School District verbally attacked a student of the district using language which would be bleeped out on cable […]

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3-02-13

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Rally on Tuesday Fundraiser March 30th State Continues Probe of East Ramapo Finances Report from the Feb 28 board meeting 1) Rally on Tuesday There will be a rally before the school board meeting on Tuesday to protest the change in the graduation date and location. HS Seniors […]

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2-25-13

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Save the Date: Fundraiser March 30th Local Yeshivas subject of Jewish week investigative report Letter to the Journal News: East Ramapo fails public school students Message from the editor 1) March 30th East Ramapo Fundraiser for Advocates for Justice: Dear Community Supporter, Are you ready to stand up […]

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2-14-13

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Governor Cuomo comments on East Ramapo Rockland County Legislature to Honor East Ramapo Board Members Dept of Education warns district again on violations Message from the editor 1) Gov. Cuomo: NYSED will do the right thing: Governor Cuomo was in a part of the East Ramapo School District […]

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1-31-13

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Follow up the petition with a phone call School Board members resign School Board meeting Tuesday Please support the class action civil rights lawsuit Message from the editor 1) Please Call Albany: Thank you to all 4,994 of you who signed the petition asking for a State Oversight […]

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1-18-13

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Petition delivered to Albany with 4,994 signers! School Board meeting Tuesday Please support the class action civil rights lawsuit Jermaine Paul to sing for King Day at Spring Valley HS Message from the editor 1) Petition delivered to Albany: On Tuesday, January 15, a group of 18 East […]

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1-6-13

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Over 2,700 people have signed the petition! School Board meeting Tuesday Please support the class action civil rights lawsuit Stage set for State takeover Message from the editor 1) Petition for state oversight of East Ramapo now has over 2,700 signers: There are now over 2,700 signers to […]

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12-30-12

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Over 2000 people have signed the petition! Please support the class action civil rights lawsuit End of year message from Power of Ten 1) Petition for state oversight of East Ramapo now over 2000 signers: There are now over 2000 signers to the petition at www.poweroften.us/petition which was […]

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12-23-12

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Petition for state oversight of East Ramapo is on Fire Community View: Gov. Cuomo fails to help East Ramapo State to East Ramapo: Special-ed violations continue Law stymies savings if district cuts kindergarten Please support the class action civil rights lawsuit 1) Petition for state oversight of East […]

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12-20-2012

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Community Rally preserves Kindergarten, Arts programs (for now) Your Help Needed: Petition Drive to appoint an oversight monitor Please support the class action civil rights lawsuit Media Coverage 1) Community Rally preserves Kindergarten, Arts programs (for now) Over 400 Community members, mostly parents, rallied at the school board […]

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12-15-12

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Another Board Meeting Change Newsday reports on letter from NYSED to East Ramapo Please support the class action civil rights lawsuit Are Art and Music required? Message from the editor 1) Latest changes: Board meeting at RAMAPO HIGH SCHOOL TUESDAY NIGHT at 7:00 PM The next board meeting […]

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12-13-12

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Urgent: Kindergarten on Chopping Block Call in Radio Show Friday AM Please support the class action civil rights lawsuit   1) Urgent: Kindergarten may be cut; please come to RAMAPO HIGH SCHOOL TUESDAY NIGHT The school board has proposed that they will make extensive mid-year cuts which could include cutting ALL […]

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12-9-12

Power of Ten Update Video of Feb 4 Board Meeting Advocates for Justice Fall Awards Ceremony 1) Video of Feb 4 Board meeting East Ramapo students talk to the board about the effect mid-year cuts would have on education: http://youtu.be/fvZO0eJRzSc East Ramapo Board member Steven Price talks about the real reasons for the deficit: http://youtu.be/U_sDbtfFJ5U […]

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11-19-12

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Advocates for Justice Fall Awards Ceremony Urgent: Your contribution is needed! How to stay informed Message from the editor 1) Advocates for Justice Fall Awards Ceremony Features East Ramapo Alumni, Honors Alumni Activist Group: Monday, December 10, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Symphony Space, 95th Street & Broadway, […]

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8-27-12

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Student Demonstration Highlights Legal Action! School Board President Runs Afoul of Public Meeting Laws! What YOU can do to be part of the action! Message from the editor 1) Student Demonstration Highlights Legal Action: A new organization: The Save Our Schools Coalition – East Ramapo is led by […]

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8-19-12

Power of Ten Update Your personal invitation: I would like to begin this issue of the Power of Ten update with a special message for each of you. We have arrived at a point where our cause is being heard loud and clear in the halls of power. Now there are a number of ways […]

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8-17-12

Power of Ten Update Special Edition: The New York-based public interest law firm Advocates for Justice, on behalf of 167 East Ramapo parents and community members, has filed a class action lawsuitseeking monetary damages from school board members and some district officials and contractors, and is calling for the removal of five school board members and […]

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7-31-12

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: Governor Cuomo Vetoes S7722! East Ramapo Parents: 5 on School Board Must Go! What YOU can do to be part of the action! 1) Governor Cuomo Vetoes S7722: Governor Cuomo has vetoed S7722, the “special education placement bill”. He says: “This bill unfairly places the burden on taxpayers […]

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7-29-12

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: East Ramapo Parents: 5 on School Board Must Go! Petition Deadline is Midnight Monday! What YOU can do to be part of the action! 1) “Advocates for Justice” file appeal to remove 5 board members The New York-based public interest law firmAdvocates for Justice, on behalf of 14 […]

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7-20-12

Power of Ten Update Urgent: Action Needed Now! In a previous update, it was reported that NYSED found the East Ramapo district to be in violation of regulations pertaining to placement of special education students. A new law has been proposed which would allow the district to make these placements at taxpayer expense. The impact […]

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6-25-12

Power of Ten Update In this edition: Budget passes by 3-1 margin Superintendent Klein lays off legendary marching band director, Nyack snaps him up NY State looks to roll back the clock on school desegregation  Spring Valley Senior Class President produces documentary video message from the editor 1) Budget passes by 3-1 margin The  budget vote […]

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6-18-12

Power of Ten Update In this edition: Marching Band Director leads list of massive layoffs! How much did district pay for sending kids to private school? Budget vote on June 19 Town Hall Meeting at CEJJES Institute Message from the editor 1. East Ramapo Announces Massive Layoffs The board has voted on a program of […]

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6-12-12

Power of Ten Update In this edition: Attorney general probing East Ramapo real estate dealings Notice of Non-compliance from NY State Education Dept. East Ramapo Underground Radio is back! Town Hall Meeting at CEJJES Institute Budget vote on June 19 Message from the editor 1. Attorney general probing East Ramapo real estate dealings The Journal […]

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6-4-12

Power of Ten Update Calling all letter writers! There were FOUR excellent letters published in the Journal News this week: Questions about East Ramapo vote Demand better in East Ramapo Blame East Ramapo school board’s indifference, not teachers, for woes Disenfranchised in East Ramapo These have provoked a call to action from a well-known advocate […]

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5-26-12

Power of Ten Update In this edition: Call for info on voting problems CBS Channel 2 News Coverage PIX Channel 11 News coverage Radio call in opportunity Tuesday 1. Call for info on voting problems at the May 15 election If you or someone you know experienced problems voting in last week’s Board of Education […]

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5-18-12

Power of Ten Update In this edition: Thank you to all who helped News Coverage of the election Forum on Testing Tuesday 2012 Election Analysis 1. Thank you to all who helped Thank you to everyone who made a call, everyone who knocked on a door, everyone who donated, who came to an event, who […]

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5-10-12

Power of Ten Update In this edition: Emergency Budget Meeting TODAY at Ramapo High School regarding school safety Neighbor to Neighbor program celebrates public AND private school talent! How to help with the May 15 election Message from the editor 1) Emergency Budget Meeting TODAY at Martin Luther King Center The Concerned Citizens of East […]

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5-3-12

Power of Ten Update In this edition: Rally TODAY at Ramapo High School regarding school safety Nyack group organizes to restore education funding How to help with the May 15 election Message from the editor 1)Rally TODAY at Ramapo HS regarding school safety The East Ramapo PTA has requested that the School Board President’s address […]

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4-24-12

Power of Ten Update In this edition: Students take the lead in the struggle for quality education Concerned Citizens of East Ramapo on Facebook Forum on the Future of Educational Assessment Thursday How to help with the May 15 election 1) Students take the lead in the struggle for quality education Students are now making […]

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4-16-12

Power of Ten Update In this edition: Video Highlights from the last school board meeting Concerned Citizen’s fundraiser Tuesday Radio show “East Ramapo Underground” update 1) Video Highlights from the last school board meeting Here are the videos from the April 4th School Board Meeting. Spring Break is almost over & the next meeting next […]

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4-8-12

Power of Ten Update In this edition: Students refuse to participate in Dr. Klein’s “Community Forum” charade Concerned Citizens of East Ramapo to hold campaign kickoff at RCC Rockland Community College to Hold Public Forums on the Future of Educational Assessment “East Ramapo Underground” Spring Break Edition Message from the Editor 1) Students refuse to […]

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4-2-12

Power of Ten Update Special edition: Announcing a new group! The Concerned Citizens of East Ramapo is a new group which has formed and endorsed a slate of candidates for the East Ramapo School Board who are committed to putting “children first”. YOUR HELP Is needed for the Phone Bank, the GOTV campaign, and monetary […]

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3-27-12

Power of Ten Update In this edition: Video Highlights from Last week’s meeting ‘Budget Forum’ Wednesday March 28 Martin Luther King Center Fundraiser Radio show “East Ramapo Underground” update 1) Video Highlights from Last week’s meeting The videos from the March 14th meeting is here. You can watch them all at www.youtube.com/luckylouproduction Some highlights: Betty […]

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3-19-12

Power of Ten Update In this edition: Students plead for mercy from school board Next board meeting is Wednesday March 21 Rockland Community College to Hold Public Forums on the Future of Educational Assessment New Radio show “East Ramapo Underground” Message from the Editor 1) Students plead for mercy from school board The videos from […]

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1-8-12

In This Issue: Next School Board Meeting Wednesday, January 18, 2012 105 S. Madison Ave, Spring Valley 7:30 p.m. Martin Luther King Celebration Monday, January 16, 2012 Ramapo High School Auditorium 4:30 p.m. Find out more: http://www.martinlutherking-mpc.org/subpage.cfm?tbl=4&ID=71 Event on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/256726381059066/ New Section: Tony Luciano’s YouTube Videos: Starting with this issue there will be a section reserved […]

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