Longtime Elmont School Board member Joy Madera has decided not to run for re-election to the Elmont School Board because of health reasons. The two candidates vying for her seat represent two varying approaches. On May 16, residents of the Elmont School District will elect Patrick Nicolosi or Pamela Byer to fill the seat.
Residents will go to the polls on Tuesday to vote on the school budgets for the 2006-2007 school year. With school taxes ever increasing, this vote figures to follow the pattern of recent years when some Nassau school districts saw their budgets fail. Here is a look at the local school budgets: