• Babylon Village
The latest Babylon School budget proposal does not include any staff layoffs, or reductions in programs and services and meets the state mandated 2 percent tax cap levy with a 1.39 percent increase. Read the story on Babylon Village Patch.
With Anthony Annunziato for Smithtown on July 1, the Bayport-Blue Point Board of Education will immediately being searching for a new leader, according to a press release from the district. Read the story on Sayville-Bayport Patch.
• Half Hollow Hills
Spaghetti and mystery meatballs tend to be a running joke when talking about school lunches, but Half Hollow Hills is taking special care in deciding what goes into its noodles. The school district recently swapped the type of pasta it offers to avoid allergic reactions to nut products. Read the story on Half Hollow Hills Patch.
At the same budget workshop where the Lindenhurst Board of Education elected to postpone 2012-13 budget adoption until April 18, the board passed numerous tweaks, changes and cuts to program and staff that netted $623,000 in expenditure savings. Read the story on Lindenhurst Patch.
The Patchogue-Medford Board of Education unanimously adopted a proposed $162 million budget at Monday’s Board of Education budget workshop at South Ocean Middle School for the 2012-2013 school year. Read the story on Patchogue Patch