This blog was launched in March 2013 by Jan Kasal, Malverne resident, in support of his candidacy for a seat on the board of education. Malverne Union Free School District (aka SD 12) consists of areas encompassing four ZIP codes, but three communities—Lakeview, Lynbrook, and Malverne. Due to the fact that school district residents live in different communities, the information distributed by the school district doesn’t always reach all residents. The information published in one community newspaper or bulletin doesn’t get published in other communities.

The blog focuses mostly on education and politics related to education. The views expressed here should be considered to be those of the writer(s) rather than organizational viewpoints. Likewise, outgoing links do not constitute any type of endorsement of other websites or organizations. You can expect that any correspondence, written or oral, with me will remain private. I never publish anything on the blog without your permission to do so.

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