“We acknowledge that we must review our own school policies, goals, missions and practices through an anti-racist and equity lens to address issues of racism, bigotry and hate that still exist within our own school community.”
The New Paltz School Board would like a full-time substance abuse counselor in the district, but the proposal they’re reviewing could be a tough sell when finances are so uncertain. Superintendent Angela Urbina-Medina thought that $75,000 would allow the district to contract for a full-time substance abuse counselor through Step One. That’s $15,000 more than was budgeted for the position. Having presented the facts, Urbina-Medina awaited a board decision on how to proceed.
SUNY New Paltz posted online yesterday that four more students at the college have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the
New SUNY chancellor Jim Malatras toured SUNY New Paltz last week, accompanied by Ulster County executive Pat Ryan and SUNY New Paltz president Donald P. Christian. He announcing the new SUNY Prepare Innovation and Internship Program, designed to accelerate the production of personal protective equipment through new innovation and technologies at SUNY colleges and universities statewide.
Onteora officials answered many questions from parents last week and tried to lower anxiety levels during an online forum on reopening plans for the school district this fall.
According to Melissa Kaczmarek, director of communications at SUNY New Paltz, the college learned on Wednesday, August 26 that an
The Onteora school board voted last week to renew a contract with the Ulster County sheriff’s office for the 2020-21 school year to have a school resource officer at a cost of $97,018.20.
A coalition of parents with children in New Paltz’s school district are advocating for more real-time online instruction for students when the school year begins on September 8.
Ulster BOCES plans to give school districts a day each week for hands-on lab classes, with the remainder of its offerings taught remotely.
The five-part plan will focus on setting guidelines for proper screening and testing processes, investigating positive cases through contact tracing, offering support for school-specific isolation plans, establishing a communication plan between the county and individual school districts, and providing protection for students and faculty.