En God Barndum, or the Good Childhood

The following blog post was authored by one of our 2017 summer interns, Caroline Sullivan. Caroline comes to WCA from Bucknell University where she is pursing her undergraduate degree both psychology and political science with a minor in women’s and gender studies. Caroline … 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 »

Mapping New York’s Home Visiting Programs

Parenting is difficult for everyone, but it can be particularly challenging for low-income families. Voluntary early childhood home visiting programs can ease this challenge by partnering families with trained professionals.  Home visiting programs demonstrate parenting techniques, offer health resources, answer … 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 »

2015 Peekskill Community Snapshot

2015 Peekskill Community Snapshot

Today, we’re closing out our series with the final snapshot: Peekskill! We encourage you to share the Community Snapshots with friends and coworkers who live in these communities. As with last year’s Peekskill snapshot, we need to exercise greater caution with the Peekskill statistics in comparison to the other communities. Read More & Comment »

2015 Port Chester Community Snapshot

2015 Port Chester Community Snapshot

Welcome back to the 2015 Community Snapshot series! The 2015 Port Chester Community Snapshot covers the Port-Chester Rye Union Free School District, which includes Port Chester and part of Rye Brook. Read More & Comment »