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There are eight fiscally stressed school districts on Long Island. That’s according to a report released Thursday by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

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Southampton schools have joined a growing number of districts on Long Island that oppose legislation to add more mandatory school vaccinations.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation prohibiting the installation of flooring that contains mercury in schools. That’s after the closure of several Long Island school facilities earlier this year.

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New York State and Long Island government officials held a cybersecurity summit Wednesday to share strategies on how to protect data from being hacked.

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A couple who sued the Connecticut Department of Public Health say they want to block the state’s release of school vaccination data while they appeal a Superior Court decision.