Why I Am So Proud of Yonkers’ New & Improved Code of Conduct

Since the release of Dreams Deferred in 2013, WCA’s Connecting Youth workgroup has worked on remedies to re-engage youth disconnected from work and school. The report recommends districts, “reduce exclusionary/disciplinary and suspension practices in school and encourage restorative practices”. Student … Read More & Comment »

During My Internship at WCA…

This post was authored by our 2017 Cornell University Blumenthal Intern, Lauren Woods. Lauren is a rising junior majoring in industrial and labor relations. She is currently on a pre-law track, and wishes to attend law school after graduation. Lauren … Read More & Comment »

The 2017 Data Bulletin – The Hope and Challenge for Us All

We wanted to create a data bulletin that shed light on the hope that we see in this county. That said, race still affects outcomes for children across their lifetimes. Read More & Comment »

2016 Community Snapshots

The 2016 Community Snapshots are here!  This year we have… Westchester County Mamaroneck – NEW this year! Mount Vernon New Rochelle Ossining Peekskill Port Chester-Rye White Plains Yonkers Each 2016 Community Snapshot includes a number of new features: Chronic Absence … Read More & Comment »

Help! The Community Snapshots are Coming!

[ezcol_1half][ezcol_1half] [ezcol_1half_end] Hello, I’m Denise! I first want to take a paragraph here to introduce myself to all of our Children by the Numbers subscribers since, in theory I am still new to WCA! If I have not personally met … Read More & Comment »

Get the 2016 Data Bulletin Right Here

DOWNLOAD THE 2016 CHILDREN BY THE NUMBERS BULLETIN HERE! Data sources are also available. Last Friday, we released the printed version of our 2016 Data Bulletin at the annual County Legislative Breakfast on Children and Youth. This year, as we worked … Read More & Comment »

2015 Community Snapshots – Now with 2015 ELA/Math Data

Because we’re perfectionist control freaks that can’t leave well enough alone, we decided to release a NEW version of the Community Snapshots that incorporates the 2015 English Language Arts/Math data released by the New York State Education Department. I suppose that … Read More & Comment »

Westchester County Community Snapshot

BONUS – 2015 Westchester County Community Snapshot

We gave you the impression that we were wrapping up the 2015 Community Snapshot series, but I’m afraid you’re going to have to put up with us one more time as we release our truly final one for 2015: Westchester County! Read More & Comment »