Long Island Sound Bites

Feds Threaten Force Against Districts Over Massive Opt-Out in New York

common core

There are 124 public school districts on Long Island, and out 101 reporting in,  64,785 of 148,564 children in grades 3-8 opted out of the state English Language Arts test. That’s 43.6% of the the students so far on Long Island alone. Federal officials are looking to discredited test-or-punish schemes as a solution instead of listening to parents…

One Great Immigrant Kid

Harold Ekeh

Harold Ekeh came over from Nigeria at age 8. He worked hard, donated his time, gave back to the community. His efforts were rewarded. He is not only graduating with a 100.5% average, he has been accepted into all eight Ivy League schools. He is from Elmont Long Island. His goal is to become a neurosurgeon.…

One School District’s Turmoil Over Illegal Alien Students

Hempstead schools

The leadership of Hempstead Public Schools face being charged by the NYS Department of Education with ‘willful neglect of duty’ for not being able to efficiently handle the impossible job of placing hundreds of illegal alien children summarily dumped on them by the government. The ‘generous’ government that opened the doors to so many illegal alien children…

How Left-Wing Media Lies

Lynch

Newsday is in the control of a left-wing family and their editorials reflect that. An editorial posted Friday serves as a good example of how the left-wing media lies and sways public opinion. In the editorial, they demonize the GOP for following the law and using the tools at their disposal to stop a rogue president who…

Lee Zeldin: ‘Decades From Now, They Will Say…Where Was Our President’

Lee Zeldin

When will the president stand up for America and Israel? Lee Zeldin, Republican congressman from Suffolk County, Long Island, addressed the Netanyahu controversy on America’s Newsroom Saturday afternoon. Zeldin said he looks forward to the opportunity to hear an ally speak about security concerns vital to survival of a democracy in the region. “If having Israeli…

Countless Thousands of Illegal Alien Children Heading For New York

here they come

The New York City Department of Education has informed its principals that 2350 migrant children from Central America, who came here illegally, will enter the school system. “It is expected that children will continue to arrive in large numbers in the coming years,” says a DOE memo to principals obtained by The Post. There is…

Forfeiture, Eminent Domain, And Blight Threaten Private Property Rights On Long Island

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Government officials in conjunction with private corporations are stealing land throughout the country and on Long Island at breakneck speed using devious tactics and blatant abuses of power. This morning I attended a conference on private property rights held by The Institute for Justice. What was shared at the meeting was stunning. Numerous Long Islanders are…