January 2013

Is the New Rochelle Board of Education in Compliance with New York State Project SAVE Law

January 27, 2013 - 10:32

The following was prepared for the December 18th meeting of the New Rochelle Board of Education. Some but not all of these questions were raised at the meeting. Speakers were prevented from asking the complete set of questions by School Board President Chrisanne Petrone who arbitrarily cut speaking times from 5 minutes to 3 minutes and interrupted and bullied speakers to prevent them from making effective use of their limited time to address the board in the Public Discussion period.

NYS COMPTROLLER: New Rochelle Put Children at Risk by Failing to Run Background Checks on Youth Program Personnel

January 26, 2013 - 15:49

ALBANY, NY -- Local governments could do more to conduct background checks on individuals working in municipal youth program services, according to an audit released today by New York State Comptrolle

Citizen Advisory Committee for New Rochelle School Budget Holds First Meeting

January 26, 2013 - 00:11

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Board of Education Citizen Advisory Committee for the 2013-2014 Budget held their first meeting last night at New Rochelle High School prior to the Annual Budget Forum. The committee was appointed at the January 8th Board of Education meeting.

The CAC is made up of 7 community members: Melinda Abrams, Cassandra Campbell, Ivar Hyden, Mary Monzon, Nunzia Morano, Stephanie Tomei and Paul Warhit.