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Youth Blog Series: What Does Raise the Age Mean to You?

Westchester Children’s Association received a grant through the Westchester Community Foundation to teach two Teen Advocacy Leadership courses. We focused the advocacy lessons around one of our priority issues, Raise the Age (click here to learn more about RTA). As … 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 »

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 »

2015 Mount Vernon Community Snapshot

2015 Mount Vernon Community Snapshot

Mount Vernon is the third community to be featured in our 2015 Community Snapshot series. An exciting part of the 2015 Mount Vernon Community Snapshot is Longfellow Elementary’s steps toward a positive school culture and reduced student misbehavior. Read More & Comment »