Graf Announces Forum To Discuss Lack Of High School Diploma Options

February 16, 2016

Assemblyman Al Graf (R,C,I-Holbrook) today announced that he will host, in conjunction with his Assembly Minority Conference colleagues from across Long Island, an educational forum on March 3 to discuss growing concerns over the lack of high school diploma options available to students in New York State.

“This is an important issue that the state must tackle this year,” said Graf.

The New York State High School Graduation Diploma Options Forum will be held on Thursday, March 3 from 5:30-9:00 p.m. at the Suffolk County Legislature, Hauppauge Legislative Auditorium.

The event is sponsored by Graf and Assembly members Ed Ra, Anthony Palumbo, Dean Murray, Andrew Garbarino, Mike Fitzpatrick, Joseph Saladino, Chad Lupinacci, Andy Raia, Dave McDonough, Michael Montesano, Tom McKevitt and Brian Curran.

It is strongly encouraged that those wishing to provide testimony at the forum pre-register by contacting Doug Smith by email at or by phone at (631) 585-0230 on or before Thursday, February 25. All members of the media are invited to attend this event.