The Kingston pre-kindergarten center at the Meagher School is off to a quick start, with new students getting more acclimated by the day. School officials say they’re hoping to open pre-K by two more classrooms in January by way of a state grant.
The SUNY Ulster Office of Continuing and Professional Education is offering a series of web development courses this fall.
A new district safety plan, and a deal with Ellenville regarding homeless students.
There are some changes afoot this year in Saugerties schools.
As was said in an old movie once, it’s a dream for some and a nightmare for others — the 2019-20 school year is just around the corner, with students in the Kingston Central School District starting classes on Wednesday, Sept. 4.
Some speakers said more time was needed to comply, while others who oppose some or all mandatory vaccinations spoke about their dangers and the feeling of being marginalized in the community.
With the sudden closure of John A. Coleman Catholic High School ahead of the 2019-20 school year, the local public school districts say they are ready to accommodate a modest increase in student enrollment.
As schools all over the state wound down for the summer, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that removed religious vaccination exemptions for children attending school. The law was the latest in an effort to contain ongoing measles outbreaks in several New York counties. It mandates that unvaccinated students at public, private, and parochial schools have 30 days from their first day at school to provide proof they have received the first dose of required vaccinations.
When Lenape Elementary School students arrive for the first day of school this September, they will be greeted by a new principal: Sean Inglee, who was appointed by the New Paltz Board of Education at its August 7 meeting.
This year’s incoming class extends the increasing racial and ethnic diversification of the student population at SUNY New Paltz. About 48 percent of incoming first-year students are from traditionally underrepresented demographic groups, as are about 35 percent of incoming transfers.