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A new partnership between Suffolk County and local schools will set up a recycling program to encourage students to be more environmentally friendly and to encourage students to form environmentally sound habits early on.

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A Long Island man faces weapons charges after police found nine illegal assault weapons in his home following a threatening phone call to a Rockland County school he once attended.

Anthony Moaton

For more than a decade, The Legend of Miss Kendra has been told in New Haven schools to students of all ages to help them overcome adversity…and now it's becoming a book. 

Many school districts in Connecticut and Long Island face a time crunch after the four big nor’easters this month. Some districts are planning to take days away from already planned vacations in order to make up the lost time before they can end the school year.

Newsday reports at least six Long Island school districts will hold classes on one or two days during their spring breaks.

Other districts may cut vacation time around Memorial Day or even extend the school year in June.

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Democratic candidate for Governor Cynthia Nixon came to Albany to critique the school funding record of her potential primary opponent, Governor Cuomo. The funding is now being discussed in the state budget. As in all of her comments since she’s announced her candidacy, Nixon didn’t pull any punches.