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Righteous Incivility

Power of Ten Update Announcing a New Format: Starting with this edition, Power of Ten will attempt to present just one article per issue, rather than the usual two or three. Righteous Incivility In the August 28, 2018 issue of

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CALL TO ACTION: Monday October 28, 2019

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Rockland Clergy for Social Justice CALL TO ACTION 2. Remembering Judith Johnson 1) Rockland Clergy for Social Justice CALL TO ACTION Rockland Clergy for Social Justice CALL TO ACTION Rockland Community College,

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Your Story Requested

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Your Story Requested 2. Culturally Relevant Teaching 3. Extended Reading: Righteous Incivility 1) Your Story Requested Several readers have contacted the Power of Ten with concerns about long waits for registration and

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Last Chance!

Power of Ten Update Special Edition: Last Chance to Comment! The comment period for the educational equivalency regulations ends Sept 2. It literally takes only seconds to submit a comment at www.yaffed.org Don’t miss this chance to make your voice

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Special Edition: Urgent Action Required! September 2 Deadline!

Power of Ten Update Special Edition: Urgent Action Required! September 2 Deadline! You are a Power of Ten reader – that means you understand the value of education. You are a Power of Ten reader – that means you believe

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Education is a Human Right!

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Education is a Human Right! 2. Let the Good Times Roll on July 28th! 3. Extended Reading 1) Education is a Human Right The Abidjan Principles describe the human rights obligations of

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Reminder: Vote Tuesday!

Power of Ten Update Special Issue: Vote June 25 What happens in local elections does affect our situation in the schools. It is important for us all to go out and vote. To vote in a party primary election, you need

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Vote on June 25!

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Vote June 25 2. Power of Ten Facebook Group 3. Extended Reading 1) Vote June 25 What happens in local elections does affect our situation in the schools. It is important for

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Ashley Leveille Elected!

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Ashley Leveille Elected! 2. The Budget Passes! 3. Transportation Discrimination 4. Upcoming Community Events 1) Ashley Leveille Elected! Thanks to all of those who came out and voted, we now have a

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Vote Tuesday May 21

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Vote Tuesday May 21 2. Two Candidates 3. Write-in Eric Goodwin 1) Vote Tuesday May 21 Here’s what you need to know, when you go vote on May 21: There are three

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Join Us Saturday!

Power of Ten Update Power of Ten Special Edition: Last Chance: Canvassing Opportunities Join our candidates as we go door to door talking to voters!  May 18 we will meet in the parking lot at the 7-11, 65 Kennedy Dr,

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The Ballot

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. The Ballot 2. Two Candidates 3. Write-in Eric Goodwin 1) The Ballot Several readers have already gotten their absentee ballots (absentee ballot applications must be received by the District Clerk by Tuesday,

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Transportation Discrimination

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Canvassing Opportunities 2. Candidates Forum 3. Transportation Discrimination 1) Canvassing Opportunities Join our candidates as we go door to door talking to voters! There will be two shifts on two Saturdays. May

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Meet the Candidates

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Meet and Greet 2. Candidates Forum 1) Meet and Greet Meet and Greet the East Ramapo School Board Candidates! Ashley LEVEILLE and Eric GOODWIN! Where: The beautiful home of Rabia and Paul

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Last Call

Power of Ten Special Edition: 1. Last Call for Petitions 2. RCAN Education Event 1) Last Call for Petitions It’s not too late to help with the petition process. You can download and print petitions right from the campaign website:

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Who’s Getting Schooled? Who Isn’t?

Who’s Getting Schooled? Who Isn’t? Thursday, April 18th, 6:45-8:45 pm at Finkelstein Library, Spring Valley POLITICAL FORCES are at play affecting children, education, life in Rockland County, and the entire state. Don’t miss this eye-opening examination of the facts: Special Guests: YAFFED, featuring Naftuli

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Two Important Events, One Important Article

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Martin Luther King Center Gala 2. Rockland Citizens Action Network 3. How Schools Are Responding to Migrant Children 1) Martin Luther King Center Gala Enjoy an evening music, dancing, delicious food and

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Our 2019 Candidates

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Our 2019 Candidates 2. State Aid Roundup 3. Power of Ten Facebook Group 1) Our 2019 Candidates This year two very strong and passionate individuals are asking for your support to become

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One Million Views!

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Candidates Forum Thursday 2. Power of Ten Facebook Group 3. One Million Views! 1) Candidates Forum Thursday Every year we gather together to give candidates the opportunity to present to the public.

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Call for Candidates

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Call for Candidates 2. Monitoring the Monitors 1) Call for Candidates – March 14 Forum. The school board and budget vote will take place on May 21. Strong East Ramapo will be

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Foundation Aid

Power of Ten Update Special Edition: Foundation Aid What is the Foundation Aid Formula? This formula was created in response to the Campaign for Fiscal Equity ruling to distribute state aid based on the ability of public schools to raise money

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MLK Day Celebration is ON!

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. MLK Day Celebration Tomorrow (Jan 21) is NOT Cancelled 2. New Accountability Measurements 3. On Tolerance 1) MLK Day Celebration Tomorrow (Jan 21) is NOT Cancelled Thanks to the hard-working staff at Ramapo HS, tomorrow’s event

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ESSA is Here!

Chalkbeat announced today that NYSED is about to release it’s first set of accountability reports based on ESSA, which replaces NCLB as the law governing school accountability. According to Chalkbeat: Now, after years of planning and incorporating feedback from educators,

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The War on Education

Wait … What? Yes, you read right. You have heard of The War on Poverty, The War on Terror, The War on Drugs, but … The War on Education??? Former East Ramapo school board president Wieder was once accused (by

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Who’s Next?

Power of Ten Special Update: New East Ramapo Monitor Announced With the announcement of a new monitor for the East Ramapo school board, it seems to be an appropriate time to review what has been happening in the district. Notable

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Vote Nov 6

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. New Documentary about Tensions  in East Ramapo 2. Janusz Korczak Conference: Legacy, Pedagogy, Children’s Rights 3. Vote Nov 6 1) New Documentary about Tensions  in East Ramapo OUTSIDER is a short documentary that

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The Secret to Power: Be Informed, Active, Involved

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Educational Equivalence at Issue 2. Last Chance: Guidelines Petition 3. Election Protection 1) Educational Equivalence at Issue BE INFORMED Educational Equivalence continues to be an issue for the general election. Independent Candidate for

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Equivalency, Test Scores, Competition

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Equivalency Petition 2. Test Scores 3. Marching Band Competition 1) Equivalency Petition Education is a civil right guaranteed by the NY State Constitution. Tens of thousands of children are suffering from educational neglect

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Promises, Promises

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Promises, Promises 2. Vote Thursday September 13 3. Local Election Information 1) Promises, Promises According to reports in ultra-Orthodox media, Governor Cuomo promised the Satmar Rebbe in Brooklyn that he “would not interfere”

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Religious Communities Block School Monitors

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Religious Communities Block School Monitors 2. Help Our Teachers 3. Anti-Semites and Bloc-Puppets 1) Religious Communities Block School Monitors It’s Deja-vu all over again!  As reported by Alan Singer of DailyKos: Religious Communities with Ties

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Unequal is Unconstitutional

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Unequal is Unconstitutional 2. Understanding Our Hasidic Neighbors 3. Depriving Orthodox Children Of Education Hurts Our Communities 1) Unequal is Unconstitutional Young Advocates for Fair Education has filed a lawsuit to declare as unconstitutional

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Remembering our Champions

Power of Ten Update Special Edition: Remembering Our Champions In this special edition, Power of Ten honors two Champions of Public Education – David Lipman and Pedro Santana David Lipman Power of Ten marks the one year anniversary of the passing

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They said NO – You can still say YES!

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. You can say Yes! 2. We cannot afford to turn away 3. Yeshiva Fever! 1) You can say Yes! The budget vote is over. The “NO’ vote was greater. But you can still

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Budget Re-vote Fails

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Budget Re-vote Fails 2. Socioeconomic analysis 1) Budget Re-vote Fails East Ramapo public school students will once again be facing an austerity budget as a result of racially polarized voting. Up to

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Vote Tuesday

Power of Ten Update Special Edition: Vote Tuesday Tuesday, June 19 is the budget re-vote.  East Ramapo has seen more budgets voted down than any other district in NY State. The result is higher class sizes, fewer options, and lower

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YES on June 19

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. YES on June 19 2. Rockland Legislature June 12 1) YES on June 19 There will be a re-vote of the budget on Tuesday June 19. There is no doubt that the experience of

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Death Threat!

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. To Re-vote or not to Re-vote? 2. What Happened? 3. Death Threat! 1) To Re-vote or not to Re-vote? That is the question that the school board will take up at their special meeting

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Vote Tuesday

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Vote Tuesday 2. Our 2018 Candidates 3. Pledge Your Vote 1) Vote Tuesday We can’t always get what we want. But everything we have, we got because someone stood up. The act of voting

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School Board Loses in Court Again

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Where Do I Vote? 2. School Board Loses in Court Again 3. Candidates Forum May 3 4. Campaign Volunteers Needed 1) Where Do I Vote? A printing mishap has left many East

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How the Sausage is Made

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. How the Sausage is Made 2. Walk with Our Candidates 1) How the Sausage is Made Last week, 500 Power of Ten readers signed a petition to Governor Cuomo asking him to reject

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Who Opposes Education?

Power of Ten Update URGENT ACTION – YOUR SIGNATURE REQUIRED: 1. Senator Simcha Felder opposes education. He is holding the NY State budget hostage. His demands are that children not be protected from being denied their right to an education.

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Weekend Events

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. March for Our Lives – Saturday 2. Campaign Fundraiser – Sunday 3. Graduation Rates 1) March for Our Lives – Saturday On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our

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Our 2018 Candidates

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Our 2018 Candidates 2. Pledge Your Vote 3. March 25 Fundraiser 1) Our 2018 Candidates Thanks to much hard work by the candidates from previous years, and all the folks who came

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Your Signature of Support

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Statement of Support 2. Candidates Forum 1) Statement of Support Strong East Ramapo has created a statement of support for the NAACP/NYCLU East Ramapo ward system action. Please go to www.strongeastramapo.org to register

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MLK Weekend: Where will you be?

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Strong East Ramapo Sunday Supper 2. MLK Day Event at Ramapo High School 3. Statement of Support 4. Education Activist for NY Senate 1) Strong East Ramapo Sunday Supper Strong East Ramapo

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The Invisible Ones

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. The Invisible Ones 2. Voting Rights Act Applies in East Ramapo 3. Parent & Youth Conference – December 9 4. Holiday Party! 1) The Invisible Ones Over the past several years it has

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Vote!!!

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Election Tuesday 2. Polling Place Changes Coming? 1) Election Tuesday The plight of East Ramapo has been a topic of discussion in many political campaigns over the past few years. Some of

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A Call to Violence?

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. A Call to Violence? 2. School Board Meeting Tuesday Oct 17 3. Why I Care 1) A Call to Violence? A major Ultra-Orthodox newspaper has published an op-ed which appears to implicitly incite

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School Board Loses in Court Again

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Judge: East Ramapo Violated Open Meetings Law 2. Chiku Awali Open House 3. Community Forum on Ending the School To Prison Pipeline 1) Judge: East Ramapo Violated Open Meetings Law The NY State

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Bus Drivers Get a Reprieve

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Vote Sept 12 2. Bus Drivers Get a Reprieve 3. Education Under Attack 1) Vote Sept 12 Tuesday September 12 is the Primary Election. In Spring Valley, Emilia White, Chevon DosReis, and Eustache

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Comparative Accountability

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Community Meeting Saturday 2. Bus Depot Land Grab 3. Comparative Accountability 1) Community Meeting Saturday A Community Meeting has been called for Saturday, August 5 at 12 noon at the Martin Luther King Center, 110

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In Memoriam

Power of Ten Special Edition: David Lipman, Spring Valley HS class of 1939, passed away Wednesday at the age of 95. He was honored in 2016 by the Rockland County Historical Society as a “Living Landmark”.  David served as a Corporal in

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A Mother’s Plea

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. East Ramapo is a 2017 Campaign Issue 2. A Mother’s Plea 3. A Father’s Demand for Accountability 4. This American Life Revisits East Ramapo 1)  East Ramapo is a 2017 Campaign Issue

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Vote YES on Tuesday, June 20

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Budget Revote Tuesday 2. Monitor Performance Review 2. IDC is Bad for East Ramapo 1) Budget Revote Tuesday The school budget vote is Tuesday, June 20. This budget contains some really important improvements

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A New Beginning

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Budget Revote 2. The 2018 School Board Campaign 3. Spring Valley Election Campaign 1) Budget Revote The protection racket that Dr. Wortham, Commissioner Elia, and Monitors Szuberla and Sipple tried to pass off as

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Party Monday, Vote Tuesday

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Vote This Tuesday 2. ELECTION EVE BLOCK PARTY 3. Petition: No Confidence in Commissioner 1) Vote This Tuesday Who: Everyone who is eligible to vote. What: Vote for our team of public school

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Budget Blackmail and Betrayal

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Budget Blackmail and Betrayal 2. NO Confidence 3. NO on the Budget 4. The Final Stretch 1) Budget Blackmail and Betrayal There is no other way to say it. The superintendent, the monitors, and the

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East Ramapo Protection Racket

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. East Ramapo Protection Racket 2. School Board Candidates Forum 1) East Ramapo Protection Racket The East Ramapo school board is attempting to hold the students education budget hostage to providing money for non-mandated busing

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Legal Notice; Funding Explained

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Lakewood School Cuts Driven by Yeshiva Costs 2. School Board Loses Appeal 3. Notice of Proposed Voluntary Discontinuance of Class Action with Prejudice 4. Senator Carlucci at Center of Budget Controversy 1) Lakewood School

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Two BIG Events; Scholarship Opportunity

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Fundraiser Thursday 2. Scholarship Opportunity 3. Two from E Ramapo Honored on Sunday 1) Fundraiser Thursday Every election has expenses. We hope you will give generously to the campaign. But it doesn’t have to be

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Dr. Wortham to be honored by MLK Center

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Fundraiser March 30 2. District Budget Update 3. State Budget Update 4. MLK Center Event April 2 1) Fundraiser March 30 Every election has expenses. We hope you will give generously to the campaign. But

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Fundraiser Rescheduled

Power of Ten Special Edition: The fundraiser scheduled for Thursday March 16 has been rescheduled to Thursday March 30. Sign up on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/390397481316690/ What: Fundraiser for East Ramapo school board campaign When: March 30 at 7 PM  Where: 23

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Standing UP!

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: Our Candidates March 14 Board Meeting March 16 Fundraiser 1) Our Candidates May 16, 2017 is the Board and Budget Vote. We are standing up for ALL of our children! What about you?

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Our 2017 Candidates

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Our Candidates for 2017 2. Campaign Fundraiser 3. New Data Section 1) Our Candidates Thank you to all who helped make the 2017 forum a success. Everyone was very impressed with 10 fantastic people

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Call To Action

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Call to Action 2. Board Meeting Tomorrow 3. Candidate’s Forum Thursday 1) Call to Action from Strong East Ramapo — If you think it’s a problem that East Ramapo plans to switch people’s polling

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Betrayal of Trust

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: 1. Issues and Candidates Forum 2. Betrayal of Trust 3. Scholarship Opportunity 1) Issues and Candidates Forum This is your opportunity to hear from the people who are interested in running for school board, and to

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Call for Candidates

Power of Ten Update Special Edition: Call for Candidates The school board and budget vote will take place on May 16. Strong East Ramapo will be working hard to get the vote out to pass the budget. Power of Ten

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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

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Support Advocates For Justice

Power of Ten Special Edition: Support Advocates For Justice Advocates for Justice has acted for East Ramapo parents and taxpayers since 2012 in a constitutional claim against the school board.  The lawsuit challenged the board’s use of public funds for

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Bond Vote: YES

Power of Ten Update Special Edition: Bond Vote December 6 There will be a vote on December 6 to approve spending $60 million for renovations to school buildings and grounds. A YES Vote will benefit the children. The NY State

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Teachers ask for State Protection

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Teachers ask for State Protection 2. Action Opportunity: Stop Town Tax Ripoff 3. NAACP: Conditional Support for School Bond 1) Teachers ask for State Protection In a Community View in the Journal News, the president

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What Happened to Your School Tax Dollars?

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Vote on Tuesday Nov 8 2. Yeshivas get Tax Dollars – for What? 3. Town of Ramapo Takes from School Taxes – Why? 1) Vote on Tuesday Nov 8 There are many important local elections

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VOTE for Ellen Jaffee on November 8

Power of Ten Update Special Edition: VOTE for Ellen Jaffee on November 8 If you are a resident of NY Assembly District 97, you have the privilege of voting to re-elect Ellen Jaffee.  Assembly Member Jaffee has stood with the students and

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Board’s Actions Cost District Millions

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Full Day Kindergarten Begins 2. Board’s Actions Cost District Millions 3. Yeshiva pays $9 million for Temple Beth El 1) Full Day Kindergarten Begins It was only three years ago that the district announced

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Knowledge is Power

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Vote on Sept 13 2. Public Hearing Sept 7 3. Knowledge is Power 1) Vote on Sept 13 With all the attention in the media focused on the Presidential Election, many people may not

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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

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Legendary Party Sunday (Not Saturday!); Pressure Mounts for Equivalent Education

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Legendary Party Sunday (Not Saturday!) 2. Pressure Mounts for Equivalent Education 1) Legendary Party Sunday (Not Saturday!) I don’t want you to miss this Party! It will be LEGENDARY!!! That’s why I am publishing this

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Why I Care

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Why I Care (Petition!) 2. Life is Not All Hard Work (Party!) 1) Why I Care Our human family has been through a lot. Not so long ago we hadn’t figured out how

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YAFFED Education Petition on Fire; MLK Party Will Be Legendary!

The Power of Ten Extra Edition! In the last issue, I brought to your attention two very important items. In the past three days, the response has been amazing: 1) The petition for equivalent education for yeshiva students already has

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NY Intervenes for Public Students; Non-public Students Still Waiting

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Oversight is Law 2. Petition: All Children Deserve an Education 3. Summer, Sand & Soul – A Day Party With a Purpose 1) Oversight is Law Governor Cuomo has signed the East Ramapo oversight

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2016 Election Results

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Election Results 2. StrongER Students Group Has Arrived! 3. Rockland Youth Film Festival Accepting Submissions 4. The Hudson Tribes Scholarship Fund 1) Election Results Many thanks to those who assisted and voted this

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Vote Tuesday

Power of Ten Special Edition Vote Tuesday Message from our candidates: 1. Please mark your calendars and bring your friends to Vote on Tuesday May 17th! 2. We will be holding phone banks on Monday eve from 5:30 pm –

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Celebration, Remembrance, Service, Community

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. #4Women4ALL Event Today (Saturday)! 2. School Board Campaign Opportunity Tuesday April 19 3. Work, Eat, Play April 23 4. Celebration of the Life of Dr. Susan G. Gordon April 24 1) #4Women4ALL Event Today (Saturday)!

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Work, Eat, Play for a Better East Ramapo

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Thursday Community Forums Continue 2. #4Women4ALL Saturday! 3. Tender Steps April 17 4. Work, Eat, Play April 235. Fire Safety Instruction Reveals Tears in Social Fabric 1) Thursday Community Forums Continue Join us once again

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Monitor Bill Support is Growing

Power of Ten Update In This Issue 1. School Board Race Underway 2. Tender Steps April 17 3. Strong-ER gets STRONGER! 4. Nice Work, Nanuet  5. Correction 1) School Board Race Underway The Journal News: Slate of four candidates campaign for East Ramapo BOE News

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#4Women4ALL

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. #4Women4ALL Saturday! 2. Martin Luther King Center Annual Awards Benefit Dinner Dance Sunday 3. Flanagan Increasingly Isolated 1) 4Women4ALL Saturday! Who is running for school board this year? When is the election? How

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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

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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

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A Great Coach Sets No Ceilings

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Thursday Community Forums Continue2. The 2016 School Board Campaign has Begun3. Support for Monitor with Veto Power Continues4. A Great Coach Sets No Ceilings 1) Thursday Community Forums Continue Join us once

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Sunday: Honor Living Legend David Lipman

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. This Sunday: Honor Living Legend David Lipman 2. Thursday Community Forum Continues 3. 2016 Budget Talks Begin 4. March 8 CUPON Rally 1) This Sunday: Honor Living Legend David Lipman The Trustees of the Historical Society of Rockland

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Saturday Brunch Topic: “A District in Crisis”; Monday: “He Named Me Malala” TV Premiere

Power of Ten Update In this Issue: 1. AAUW Brunch This Saturday Feb 27 2. CUPON Rally Tuesday, March 8 3. HE NAMED ME MALALA Global Television Premiere 4. “The Roof is On Fire” 1) AAUW Brunch This Saturday Feb 27 The

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Jewish WWII Veteran Earns Living Landmark Honor

The Power of Ten Special Edition: East Ramapo Alum to Receive Living Landmark Award David Lipman, Spring Valley HS class of 1939, will be honored by the Rockland County Historical Society as a “Living Landmark”. The Society will present the award

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Forum Thursday; Yeshiva Boys Deserve Better

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Forum Thursday 2. Cupon Meeting Wednesday 3. Yeshiva Boys Deserve Better 4. Alan Singer for Board of Regents 1)  Forum Thursday Its time to start thinking about the May school board and budget

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StrongER Needs You!

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. 2016 Candidates Forum Follow-up Feb 112. StrongER Needs You!3. Children’s Legislative Forum Feb 5 1) 2016 Candidates Forum Follow-up Feb 11 Its time to start thinking about the May school board and budget vote! Last year’s candidates have

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Time to Start Thinking About May

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. 2016 Candidates Forum January 28 – This Thursday 2. StrongER Needs You! 3. Keep Rockland Beautiful’s Annual Meeting – Wednesday 4. Children’s Legislative Forum Feb 5 1) 2016 Candidates Forum January 28 Its time to

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Parents to Albany: You WILL Fix This!

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. 2016 Candidates Forum January 28 2. StrongER Gets Albany Attention 3. Parents Sue NY State For Education Runaround 4. Children’s Legislative Forum Feb 5 1) 2016 Candidates Forum What: 2016 School Board Candidates Forum Where: Martin Luther King

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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

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Special Edition: Advocates for Justice

Power of Ten Special Edition: Advocates for Justice It seems like almost every time you pick up a newspaper there is some new injustice being done to the students of East Ramapo. You may ask yourself why isn’t someone doing

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Beloved Educator Passes; The Effect of Failed Budgets on Education

Power of Ten Update In This Issue: 1. Beloved Educator Passes  2. Second Monitor Reiterates: No More Aid Without Veto Power 3. The Effect of Failed Budgets on Education 4. Join Us in Albany 1) Beloved Educator Passes Patricia Simmons, beloved principal of

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Senator Flanagan is Wrong. Here’s Why:

Power of Ten Update Special Issue: Senator Flanagan is Wrong. Here’s Why: Senator Flanagan says “we don’t need any new legislation” for East Ramapo.  As Senate Majority leader, he is blocking legislation that passed the NY State Assembly, and that Governor Cuomo

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