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Janet Joyce
Janet Joyce is a writer for the Long Island Yellow Pages Education section. If you have a press release that you'd like to share please send it to janetj@longislandyellowpages.com

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Online Commercial Printing Company Printleaf Upgrading to Offer Next-Day Deliveries
Monday, December 11, 2017 - (New York, NY)  Printleaf , an online commercial printing company, which services the local NYC & Long Island areas, is upgrading their printing services to offer next day deliveries today. Printleaf’s new service guarantees your large format prints will arrive at your door the ... by Janet
36 Substantiated Testing Complaints Over Last Decade
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - A Newsday report has confirmed that of the 60 complaints investigated by the New York State Department of Education, 36 of them were substantiated. These charges range from failing to keep exam materials in a secure lockbox to improper teacher assistance during tests to scoring irregularities ... by Janet
New Head of School for Gross Schechter Day School
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - Gross Schechter Day School in Pepper Pike will be getting a new head of school in July. Ari Yares, upper school principal at Schechter School of Long Island in Williston Park, N.Y., will be moving into his new position this summer to serve the families of the day school. Rabbi Melinda Mersack, ... by Janet
Usdan Center for Creative and Performing Arts Receives Money
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - A partnership with the Long Island Community Foundation and the Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts has resulted in a new “micro grant” program to help Brentwood High School students with music study. Usdan is the largest day summer school for the arts in the country and ... by Janet
Our Lady of Mercy High School Wins Mock Trial Tournament
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - An all-female student team from Our Lady of Mercy High School in Syosset won the Nassau County Championship in the 2013 New York State Mock Trial Tournament. This is the first time that Our Lady of Mercy has won this tournament and they beat out dozens of other high schools to win the county ... by Janet
Camp Scholarships Available for Children Affected by Sandy
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silber promoted scholarship opportunities for those children who were affected by Sandy during a shared press conference on Tuesday. Children from families that were affected by Superstorm Sandy in New York and New Jersey have ... by Janet
Prescription and OTC Drug Abuse Forum Offered at Riverhead High School
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - Did you know that the fastest growing drug problem in the United States and on Long Island is prescription painkiller abuse? This problem has now overtaken vehicle accidents as the leading cause of accidental death. This escalating problem is one that many schools and medical professionals are ... by Janet
Long Island Family Filing Lawsuit Against School District
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - The parents of Joseph Tutaj, the Long Island teenager who died while on a school band trip, are planning to file a lawsuit over their son’s death. Tutaj died on February 19th while in Los Angeles to play at Disneyland with the Seaford High School marching band.Tutaj came down with chills, ... by Janet
Security Technology Ramps Up in Response to Newtown
Sunday, April 14, 2013 - According to News 12 Long Island, two Long Island school districts have ramped up their security. This is in response to the Newtown, CT elementary school shooting that left 26 dead, with the majority of them being children. An advanced school security system is one of the things that Plainedge ... by Janet
School on Long Island Worry About Education Quality Due to Tax Cap Cuts
Friday, April 5, 2013 - One of the most important resources that we have here on Long Island is our children. It is not the economic value of the industry, but the children which live here and their education. Because in these little ones our future is held. This is why many educators on Long Island are worried about ... by Janet
Will Lapse of Teacher Evaluation Plan Lead to Poorer Performances?
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - One of the most debatable aspects of education is the performance of teachers. Now that debate just might get a little bit more heated. More than 90 percent of teacher evaluation plans that Long Island school districts rushed to complete by a state deadline already are nearing expiration, a ... by Janet
Long Island Middle School Principal Arrested for Having Sex With Teenage Student
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - One of the biggest problems that face the school system is not from outside threats. While the world worries about gunmen entering into the schools of America, the biggest threat to our children is from the people who we entrust to educate, and protect, our children; the teachers, administrators ... by Janet
New Charter School in Riverhead Moves Ahead
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - The great thing about education is that there is not a one size fits all type of program. There is plenty of innovation, creativity, and room to provide outstanding opportunities for education to children. This is found in many of the charter schools that are dotting the landscape. Here on Long ... by Janet
Enrollment in Long Island Schools Drop While Teachers Are Hired
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - In a day and age when a nationwide sequester hits that has many wondering about public schools , there is news that not only are schools hiring because of an influx of federal aid, but that their enrollments are declining. It is true that Long Island schools are receiving smaller amounts of ... by Janet
Sequester Begins, How Will it Affect Long Island Schools
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - As the sequestor that has been built up as the end of life as we know it begins, many Long Island families are wondering what is going to happen to their children's education. When the sequester was originally proposed it was supposed to be an action so heinous that it would force Congress ... by Janet
Suffolk County Police Investigate Graffiti and Threats at Port Jefferson Playground
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - Schools in Suffolk County and Long Island face tremendous challenges in the months ahead. They must decide what to do about school security , repair damages from Sandy , work with a much lower aid package from the state, and also think about early education . Now, one school in particular, ... by Janet
Lawmakers Asking for Support for Early Learning Budget
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - There has been an idea that early education will help children to be able to better process learning so that when they get into the higher grades that have better study habits, quicker cognitive skills, and higher level critical thinking. In an effort to start this type of educations, lawmakers in ... by Janet
Assemblyman Lupinacci and Colleagues Rally for Educational Support for Long Island Schools
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - The cry for better aid to Long Island schools is starting to make its way around in quite a loud way. Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,WF,I-Huntington Station) today joined members of the Assembly Minority delegation, local school officials and education advocates to call on Gov. Cuomo to ... by Janet
New York Senate Passes Bus Legislation Bill
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - There is no question that sending your child on a school bus for the first time, or even the hundredth time, is a little unsettling. You release control of your child into the hands of someone else and you begin to feel helpless. Most of the time, the school bus drivers are great people and there ... by Janet
Elementary School in Franklin Square Honored for Reading Program
Saturday, February 9, 2013 - One of the most important things that a child can learn in school is to read. When you can take that a step further, and get children to have a life long love of reading, then you have truly done something. Reading is where the imagination bridges with reality, where knowledge expands, and ... by Janet
New Outreach Programs Available to Victims of Hurricane Sandy
Saturday, February 2, 2013 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has just announced that a new outreach program is available to help homeowners on Long Island who are struggling in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.  Numerous homeowners are faced with the task of making repairs to their homes and yards, and are faced with ... by Janet
Long Island Teachers Give NY School Chief Earful of Concerns
Friday, February 1, 2013 - New York State Education Commissioner, John B. King Jr.,  got more than an earful when he invited Long Island teachers to speak out over any concerns they may have. The conversations ranged from teacher job evaluations, testing and other worries of Long Island educators . To put an ... by Janet
New College Scholarship Available for Elmont Memorial Library Cardholders
Friday, February 1, 2013 - Long Island students who enjoy reading have a new chance to win money for college.  The Elmont Memorial Library has just announced its Annual College Scholarship Award for 2013.  Each student who wins the award will receive $1,000 to spend at a school of his or her choice.  In order ... by Janet
Cross Country Construction Cited in Crane Collapse
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - Crane operator Paul Geer and construction company Cross Country Construction LLC have just been cited in the collapse of a rig at a construction site in Queens which injured seven workers.  There were no fatalities, but the accident, which took place on the 9 th of January this year, could ... by Janet
Long Island Woman Busted with 100 Pounds of Marijuana
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 27 year old Mizzie Artis recently made headlines in Long Island when she was busted by police with almost 100 pounds of marijuana in her vehicle.  What many people are finding amusing about the headline is why she was caught.  The only reason that she got pulled over and charged with ... by Janet
The First STEM School in Long Island to Open Fall of 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013 - Across the country there are several different Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM , schools where the next generations of thinkers and world changers attend to get ready for taking their place at the helm. The good news for Long Island is that Long Island’s first ... by Janet
Long Island Man Becomes Married Catholic Priest
Sunday, January 27, 2013 - John Cornelius, aLong Islandresident, became the first married Catholic priest on Saturday in an ordination ceremony.  Previously Cornelius, 64, was Episcopalian.  He has three daughters, all of whom watched in the pews as he took his new vow of chastity.  “It’s ... by Janet
2 Inches of Snowfall in Long Island
Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 2 Inches of Snowfall in Long Island Some parts of Long Island have been covered in snow since a storm came through last night, depositing 2 inches.  The storm has passed and the roads have been cleared, but some snow still remains on the ground.  The county with the most snowfall was ... by Janet
Teacher Evaluations OK'd by Nearly All Long Island School Disctricts
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - When it comes to education there should never be any doubt as to whether or not to evaluate teachers and their performance. The stakes are simply too high. The children of tomorrow are in the schools today. Becuase of this, new plans by Long Island school districts to rate teachers' job ... by Janet
What Should Long Island Do With School Security While Rebuilding From Sandy?
Thursday, January 17, 2013 - The world of education is rapidly changing from year to year. This is especially true here on Long Island, as well as other parts of the country that have been ravaged by tragedy, storm, and even budget cuts. Many kids today stand of the brink of uncertainty as administrators and legislatures ... by Janet
Long Island School Helped By Volunteer Center Book and School Drive
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - When it comes to helping out there are several organizations whose passion is to serve by rallying people behind a great cause. This is the case with the upcoming book drive set up by the Long Island Volunteer Center. The Long Island Volunteer Center is hosting a week-long Book and School Supply ... by Janet
New York Education Reform Commission Releases Report Concerning Kindergarten
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - One of the concerns for New Yorkers this past year was the kindergarten offerings and structure. That seems like it has been taken care of recently. The Alliance for Quality Education joined with the Ready for Kindergarten , Ready for College Campaign in praising the new New York Education ... by Janet
Early Childhood Education to be Broadcast in 2013 by Exploring Critical Issues
Friday, December 28, 2012 - One of the places that America continues to struggle with where her loyalties lie is within early childhood education. The elementary schools around the country are full of children just ready to soak in all of the knowledge that they can. However, the current fiscal crisis is taking its toll on ... by Janet
Long Island Parents Hesitant to Adopt NRA Idea for Armed Guards in Schools
Friday, December 21, 2012 - The hate filled shooting spree that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut was both a tragic loss of life and devastating disruption of life. In a moment of pure evil, those beautiful chldren lost their lives along with 5 heroic teachers and staff. It is still very hard ... by Janet
Storm Bills for Nassau County Schools Could Top $50 Million
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - Hurricane Sandy was a devastating storm that can upon Long Island in October. Many businesses, homes, and schools were damaged and the cost is crossing over into the billions of dollars by the time it is all done. Long Island schools suffered a great deal of damage and children have had to be ... by Janet
12th Annual Conference on Anti-Bullying to be Held at LIU
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - One of the biggest concerns for most school administrators is the problem of bullying. Thousands of kids are under the pressure of bullying whether it is in physical, emotional, or cyber form. For many years, this problem has stymied educators as it does not seem to be going away. That does not ... by Janet
Lynbrook Details Plan to Help With Displaced Students
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - The Superstorm that came ashore on Long Island has done more than damaged homes and businesses. This storm has set unprecedented levels of interruption in lives that many people wonder if they will ever get back to normal. Many families have been uprooted by the storm and are living in other ... by Janet
Some Schools Open Doors in Long Island in Wake of Sandy
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - As Long Island continues to dig itself out of the tragic devastation that has all but halted life, some things did get back to normal - so to speak. In a limited capacity, some schools began opening their doors again to allow students in on Monday morning. Across New York and New Jersey schools ... by Janet
Bellport Teacher Suspended Pending Undisclosed Allegations
Friday, October 12, 2012 - In the midst of what school authorities are calling "serious accusations", a Bellport High School teacher has been shut out of his classroom and alleved of his coaching duties while the investigation continues. Jonathan Elsalam has worked for the South Country School District since 2008. Not only ... by Janet
Nassau County School Superintendants Attend Forum with State Ed Commissioner
Friday, October 12, 2012 - The quest to capture the hearts and minds of Long Island children is a challenge in many of the school districts. School officials from across Long Island attended at discussion forum which was hosted by Senator Jack Martins and Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel. The topic of the discussion was a ... by Janet
Stony Brook University Commemorates Groundbreaking Ceremoney for New Computer Science Building
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - Stony Brook University is well known for its commitment to being a state of the art college offering the top programs in the country. In some instance, the top program in the world. This is the case for the School of Computer Science that Stony Brook has built over the last several years. As a way ... by Janet
Mayor Bloomberg Takes Step in Right Direction with Kindergarten
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - Now, the mayor of New York is not going to be going to Kindergarten, but he is taking the steps to make it a lot easier for kids of New York, and Long Island, to attend. The Alliance for Quality Education is announcing their immense pleasure in the way that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg ... by Janet
Long Island Parents, Students Rally Behind Autistic School Custodian
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - There is nothing like a good heart warming story to show the best part of humanity. It doesn't hurt if this is also something that children are involved in. A rally of hundreds of parents and students of the Wantagh, NY school disctrict have come to the aid of an autistic custodian who was ... by Janet
Lynbrook School Board Names Interim Superintendant
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - The new school season for 2012-2013 has just gotten underway and already there are more than just new children, and new faces in the halls of Long Island schools. Seeking a new superintedant for the Lynbrook school system , the Lynbrook Board of Education held a special meeting for address this ... by Janet
Lynbrook School Board Names Interim Superintendant
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - The new school season for 2012-2013 has just gotten underway and already there are more than just new children, and new faces in the halls of Long Island schools. Seeking a new superintedant for the Lynbrook school system , the Lynbrook Board of Education held a special meeting for address this ... by Janet
Schools Open and Kids Return to 124 Long Island School Districts
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - When the heat of summer begins to subside, and the calendar makes that harsh turn to September, the air rings with the bells of schools across the country. That is no different in Long Island's 124 school districts as they begin opening their doors within the next few days. During this week, ... by Janet
School for At-Risk Youth May Close Doors
Monday, August 27, 2012 - Some of the youth that the public on Long Island and the rest of the country may have forgotten have been going to school at Harriett Eisman Community School. It is one of the few places giving these youth a chance to turn their lives around and make something out of their life. Even with all ... by Janet
New Private Education Facility to Open on Long Island
Monday, August 6, 2012 - There are some new and exciting options for private education which are coming to Long Island . The Children of America Educational Childcare and Academy is opening its first location on Long Island in Setauket. This will be the 58 th childcare academy location in the nation for the Florida ... by Janet
Bill for Special Education Placement gets vetoed by Cuomo
Monday, July 30, 2012 - A bill designed to make special education students on Long Island and throughout New York eligible for private school placement has been vetoed by Gov. Cuomo. The bill had been controversial from the first time the public heard about details of the bill. Items such as what it expected school ... by Janet
Community and LI Schools Partner to Eliminate Teen Auto Crashes
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - In recent years, several states have been considering increasing the legal driving age. The reason for the interest in this subject is done in an effort to make the Long Island roads safer. This is because there is currently a very high rate of automobile accidents amongst drivers under the age ... by Janet
Former Stella Maris Regional School May be Used as Preschool for Saint Andrews
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - It was a shock to many in Long Island  when Stella Maris Regional School closed its doors in June of 2011. The closing was not only a shock because of the popularity of the school. It was shocking because of how quickly it happened. The old school which used to host children from nursery ... by Janet
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