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Arts programs make a comeback to school districts

School arts programs cut during lean times are making a comeback this budget season as districts across the Lower Hudson Valley shake off the lingering effects of the economic downturn. On Tuesday, voters will consider budgets in 39 districts in Westchester, eight in Rockland and six in Putnam. Interviews and a review of documents by The Journal News show some positions and programs lost when budgets were cut are being restored. “We’re seeing a trend across the country of increasing priority for arts funding in schools,” said Rachel Goslins, executive director of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the... Read More

Inspire Nyack Gifts an Additional $35K to Nyack Schools

Nyack Schools received a $35K donation from The Inspire Nyack Foundation ( to support STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) programs across all grade levels throughout the district. The Inspire Nyack Foundation is a community-based, non-profit organization whose goal is to help develop, implement and maintain excellence in the Nyack Public School system. The $35K check was presented to Nyack’s Superintendent of Schools, Dr. James Montesano, at a recent (Feb 3) school board meeting.

Inspire Nyack To Host 2015 Casino Night

The Foundation to Inspire Excellence In Nyack Schools (Inspire Nyack) will host its Eighth Annual Casino Night on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the Nyack Seaport for Cultural Events in Nyack, New York. To purchase your tickets for this year’s event visit Inspire Nyack online and select one of the two convenient registration options (online or downloadable registration form). The event will be held from 7:30 PM to 11:30 PM. Funds from the event will go towards the funding of educational enrichment programs in the Nyack School District.