Coalition for Glen Cove

The Coalition for Glen Cove is an association of residents of Glen Cove New York who are advocates for public education.

The Coalition

Purpose and goals An introduction to the Coalition

Officers The president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer of the Coalition

Meetings Dates, agendas, and minutes of Coalition meetings

Join the Coalition Become a member of the Coalition for Glen Cove

Public Events Guest speakers at Coalition meetings and other events

Contact the Coalition Our address and phone number

The Schools

Board of Education members Glen Cove Board of Education trustees

Board of Education meetings Glen Cove Board of Education meeting dates and agendas

School administration Central administration, curriculum supervisors, and building principals

School district statistics Number of students, number of teachers, average class size, total school budget, expenditures per student.

The school buildings and programs Glen Cove High School, the Robert M. Finley Middle School, the Connolly School, the Deasy School, the Gribbin School, and the Landing School

In the news Newspaper quotes about Glen Cove students, graduates, and teachers

Slide show of the Glen Cove schools Pictures of the activities available to students and graphs of how Glen Cove compares with other Nassau County school districts

Project STRIVE Provides math, science, English, and social studies awards to Middle School students who have shown extraordinary improvement .

Bookmark contest 36 Great Things About the Glen Cove Schools

Students and Parents speak Writings by Glen Cove students and their parents

School budget How the budget is created, what the budget pays for, and budget summaries.

The schools and the community The importance of the schools to Glen Cove, to Long Island, and to the nation

How Glen Cove compares with other Nassau County school districts Graphical comparison of Glen Coves needs, resources, and costs

State aid issues Why state aid formulas need to be changed to be fair to Glen Cove and similar communities

School Board Elections

School board candidates Some of the qualities of effective school board candidates

Candidate statements

Register to vote If you are a United States citizen, are over 18, and have resided in Glen Cove for at least 30 days, you are eligible to register to vote.

Absentee ballot request form If you will be out of town on election day, you can send in this absentee ballot request at least two weeks before election day. Mail the request to:

District Clerk

Glen Cove School District

Glen Cove NY 11542.

The district clerk will send you an absentee ballot which must be returned to her by election day.

Voting places A list of the places at which the residents of each street in Glen Cove vote. (This list of over 400 streets may take 60 seconds to load.)

Election results School budget and proposition votes and the vote for school board members

Organizations That Support the Schools

Boosters Club

Community Scholarship Committee

Glen Cove Education Foundation

Music Performing Arts Parents Association

Parent-Teacher-Student Associations

National, State, County, and Glen Cove Government

Elected representatives Senate and House, New York State Senate and Assembly, Nassau County Legislature, Glen Cove City Council

New York State STAR Tax Relief Program

STAR information New York State school tax relief

Education Links

City, state, and nation


Early childhood education Education of parents and children from the time a child is born can improve that child's life and educational success

What it Takes to Make a Student

Rauch Foundation The Rauch Foundation, started in 1961 by Louis Rauch and Philip Rauch, Jr. , the owners of a major auto parts company, then in Brooklyn, is a major force in education and in the environment on Long Island. Nancy Rauch Douzinas is now president of the Foundation

Rauch Long Island Index 2009 The Index, together with the Interactive Map, give information about land use, family income, school districts, property taxes, educational background, and poverty on Long Island
Rauch Long Island Interactive Demographic Map

International Baccalaureate The International Baccalaureate is a school curriculum used all over the world, including several districts on Long Island

IB, A Test Worth Teaching To

Free Education in Ireland Until the recent financial crisis, free school and college education helped Ireland prosper

Finley Middle School recognized in Principal Leadership magazine


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