Education

Residents of local school districts will head to the polls on Tuesday to decide the fate of eight school budgets, including two that are over the state-imposed limit on tax levy increases.
Amagansett School Board meetings are typically quiet and quick affairs, but on Tuesday at the district’s budget hearing a handful of residents grilled the school superintendent and school board on its tax-cap-busting budget proposal.
A Festival of the Arts at Ashawagh Hall in Springs on Saturday will feature free art workshops, student performances, raffles of art supplies and musical instruments, a tree planting ceremony, and a miniature version of the Mystery Art Sale, which had been held in the last two years and is being replaced by the festival.
A former Springs School District clerk who is suing the district claiming she was the victim of a hostile work environment has formally resigned from her primary position as the superintendent’s secretary.
Two students with a first-hand understanding of the challenges faced by immigrants have organized an East Hampton High School Key Club campaign to collect and distribute needed items to refugees in Greece and elsewhere.
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. 
The Sagaponack School's proposed 2016-17 budget includes funding for a new playground and more money for teachers' salaries, classroom supplies, library books, activities, and field trips, all while lowering the proposed tax levy.
The Child Development Center of the Hamptons in Wainscott, the South Fork's only charter school, will close at the end of this school year, a school representative said Monday.
Voters will go to the polls on May 17 to choose new school board members or return incumbents to their posts. Here are brief biographies of candidates in the East Hampton, Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton, Springs, and Amagansett School Districts.