education

After a year described by many parents and staff as alternately chaotic and mismanaged, the three openings on the East Hampton Board of Education are shaping up to be an unusually contested race.
   After weeks of tears, tension, and tumult, Tuesday night’s meeting of the East Hampton School Board seemed tame.     Following months of line-item budget workshops, during which board members sparred over the cost...
Reptiles on Display     The South Fork Natural History Museum will open its doors Saturday for a day of free activities in honor of Earth Day. For kids, there will be a live reptile, amphibian, and insect show, Erik’s Reptile...
    All this week, students in grades three through eight at the Montauk School will be taking part in the newly controversial state assessment tests. In his weekly newsletter, Jack Perna, the district superintendent, asked teachers...
From Egg to Chick     Families can learn about the life cycle of the chicken, starting with the egg, at the Amagansett Library on Saturday. The program, run by the Cornell Cooperative Extension, will begin at 3:30 p.m. and will...
The East Hampton School Board is looking to slice nearly $1 million from the 2013-14 district budget
    Project MOST, a not-for-profit that runs an after-school program at the John M. Marshall Elementary and Springs Schools, is in the running for a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant, but to win it, the organization needs...
    After two years of legal back and forth, more than two-dozen employees at Springs School have a collective bargaining agreement with the district. It was approved unanimously on Monday at a meeting of the Springs Board Education....
    Next month, the Amagansett School will mark the 200th anniversary of the district’s founding. In her comments at the school board’s meeting on Tuesday, Eleanor Tritt, the district superintendent, said that the occasion...