Education

Judy D’Mello
Security measures are a topic at the forefront of debate at many South Fork schools today. The issue was also raised during Monday’s work session of the Springs School Board.
Judy D’Mello
East Hampton has denied reassigning the lease of the now defunct Child Development Center of the Hamptons building on Stephen Hand’s Path to Gersh Academy, based on the fact that the company is not nonprofit, as the previous school there had been.
Judy D’Mello
In recognition of women over the age of 25 who are full-time South Fork residents and currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree, or intending to return to higher education, the Ladies Village Improvement Society of East Hampton has awarded two Madelon DeVoe Talley Scholarships for $3,000 each.
Judy D’Mello
Shakespeare wanted his work to be performed. And for 20 years, students at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton have kept the Bard’s intentions alive.
Joanne Pilgrim
The East Hampton Housing Authority, which is creating an affordable housing complex with 38 apartments on 4.6 acres at 531 Montauk Highway in Amagansett, has offered to make a $25,000 annual payment to the Amagansett School District and library district in lieu of taxes to help offset the costs of educating any additional students who might move to the district.
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Judy D’Mello
According to Autism Speaks, an advocacy group, 25 private schools east of Medford and west of Hauppauge offer specialized education for autistic children — but there are none on the East End.
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Tchaikovsky's classic comes to Guild Hall and holiday-themed activities abound this weekend.
Judy D’Mello
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 4 of every 100 middle school students reported in 2016 that they had used some form of electronic cigarettes.
Judy D’Mello
The Springs School opera is ready to take the stage Wednesday for the 21st consecutive year with an original production, “The Case of the Missing Pollock.”
Judy D’Mello
Whether South Fork children who are on the autism spectrum are receiving optimal educational services depends on whom you ask. A proposal to use a town-owned site for a new special-needs school has engendered opposition.
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Judy D’Mello
Sitting around a table strewn with half-eaten packages of cookies and chips, the Guild Hall Teen Arts Council held its weekly brainstorming meeting as part of an initiative aimed at giving young people a bigger stake in the future of the arts and offering teens more cultural opportunities here on the East End.
Judy D’Mello
The Montauk School District has ranked high on a nationwide list of American schools that spend the most per pupil. According to 247Wwallst.com, a financial news and opinion website, the Montauk district comes in at sixth out of the top 11.
Judy D’Mello
Montauk students have decided once more to band together and send help to hurricane victims — this time to tiny Everglades City, on the southwest coast of Florida, which was battered during Irma’s devastating surge two months ago.
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Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on.