East Ramapo Schools Fight

Orthodox social action group Uri L’Tzedek joins call for state oversight of haredi-controlled school district.

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An Orthodox social justice group has joined the call for state intervention in the East Ramapo school district, where the haredi-controlled board is accused of siphoning taxpayer money to private yeshivas. 

A 2011 protest against East Ramapo school board's deep budget cuts. Courtesy of The Power of Ten
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