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West Hempstead School District's 2021-22 budget passes


West Hempstead  School District budget

Total: $68.9 million

Passed by a vote of 1,003 to 865. It is 5.72 percent larger than the current spending plan, and will maintain all academic programs, athletics and co-curricular activities.

West Hempstead school board

Incumbent Andrea Shinsato was re-elected with 889 votes. She ran against challenger Barbara Hafner, who received 477 votes. Challenger Kurt Rockensies, who ran in an uncontested race, was elected with 1,240 votes.