For example, seven candidates are competing for three open board seats in the Greenville Central School District. He served as a principal in the district as well as in Richland School District 2 in Columbia. Under the proposal, security measures will be enhanced in all district buildings and 4.9 full-time equivalent (FTE) positions would be added.
In the city of Watervliet, residents will vote between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. on a $27,411,000 budget proposal for the 2018-19 school year.
More than two dozen local districts have votes and none of Monroe County's school districts are looking to go above the state tax cap.
And board member T.J. Mertz said the proposed policy change implies there's a current problem with board members' requests for information - including, he said, inquiries that have uncovered changes to special education staffing levels that the board was not notified about and an increase in the number of bilingual and special education staff not being fully licensed.
More than half of homeowners in Nassau County and almost one-third in Suffolk pay $10,000 or more in property taxes, compared with a national rate of 4.4 percent, according to Attom Data Solutions, a California-based real-estate information company.
Residents of Watervliet will be able to cast their votes throughout the day on Tuesday at Watervliet Elementary School and the Watervliet Elks Lodge.
North Korea details plans to dismantle nuclear bomb test site
Trump called the action "a very smart and gracious gesture!" on Twitter and told reporters that the process "is very important". North Korea's plan to close the site has been welcomed by Washington, Seoul and the United Nations secretary general.
Kidnapped UK tourists in DR Congo released
The park has seen rising violence in recent months as armed groups stage raids to steal resources, particularly charcoal. Two British tourists kidnapped in Congo's Virunga National Park have been released, according the UK Foreign Office.
Jets pummel Predators in Game 7
Some of the 15,000-plus that actually make their way into the building are no doubt borrowing from college funds to do so. Think about that, an NHL GM instead refused to try improving their roster because they wanted to be nice to another GM.
The grades are in for Hawaii school superintendent Christina Kishimoto at the 10-month mark in her new role and they're largely favorable, according to an end-of-year review released by the state Board of Education last week.
This is because the state-mandated 2 percent tax cap prevents school budgets from rising at exorbitant rates from one year to the next.
If you want to know more about your school district budget and the candidates running for your school board, check out your district websites.
Board members Catherine Wega, Christine Swailes, Sherri Newell, Larry Schuler, Patrick Musto, Ed Dudick and Susan Allen supported the plan with Gary Youngblood and Kristin Pitarra voting against it. Three of the seats are for three-year terms. The hotspots will be divided between East, West, and Expo high schools as well as the middle schools based on need.
Voting in Montauk is from 2 to 8 p.m.at the school.
At the Springs School, polls opened at 7 a.m. and close at 9 p.m. Voters will cast ballots on a almost $28.9 million budget and the purchase of a wheelchair-accessible school bus.