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

Power of Ten Update

In this Issue:

  1. Petition on Fire, now share, share, share!
  2. Court Appearance Thursday
  3. East Ramapo subject of national education blog
  4. 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 bill gives the NYS Commissioner of Education more power to intervene in East Ramapo.

This petition is open to all people, regardless of your age, residency status, or where you live, so please share with all your friends far and near.

Join the Petition Event on Facebook

2) Come to the Federal Civil Rights Court Date Thursday:

Date: Thursday May 2 at 3:00 PM

Federal Courthouse Room 421 – Judge George Yanthis

300 Quarropas Street White Plains, NY

Learn more about the civil rights lawsuit

3) Diane Ravitch Blogs about East Ramapo

Diane Ravitch’s Blog post: When a Religious Sect Took over Public Schools is one of the top posts on this popular nationally acclaimed education blog.

4) NAACP Events

The Student Debate Will be held Wednesday May 1, 2013 at 6:00 pm at The Nyack Center 58 Depew Ave in Nyack.

NAACP Nyack Youth Council and Spring Valley Youth Council Present the Great Debate: Nyack Youth Council – Vs. – Spring Valley Youth Council.  Please come join us as our youth come together to educate the community on two very important issues: The second Amendment right to bear and keep arms & The NYC Stop and Frisk Policy

The Candidates Forum will be held on May 9, 2012 at 6:30 pm at the Louis Kurtz Center, Main/Madison Avenue in Spring Valley. 

The Spring Valley NAACP and several Community Organizations have collaborated in hosting a Candidates Forum.  The Forum will introduce to the community at large, all candidates seeking the Trustee position for East Ramapo Central School District.  All six candidates have been invited and will attend this Forum.