Surprise! The New York State Department of Education has released the latest graduation and college readiness rate data nearly six months earlier than we expected! We almost didn’t believe our eyes, but we’re looking forward to exploring how Westchester’s senior … Read More & Comment
On Tuesday, December 9th, the County Board of Legislators adopted a County Budget for 2015. County Exec Astorino is expected to sign the Budget, which by all accounts represents a compromise that all the players were willing to live with. … Read More & Comment
2009-13 American Community Survey (ACS) 5 Year Estimates were released today by the US Census Bureau. We at WCA are pretty excited about this particular release for a number of reasons. ACS 5 Year Estimates provide demographic and economic data for pretty much any … Read More & Comment
Now that the 2014 elections are over, we are turning our attention to the 2015 Westchester County budget and how it will affect kids. The Westchester County Budget allocates financial resources to programs that positively affect the well-being of our children. … Read More & Comment
Westchester County just posted the proposed County Budget today on their website. You can view the proposed budget, as well as County Executive Robert Astorino’s presentation on the proposed budget right here.
“Participating in elections and being an informed voter is a key part of being an active citizen… kids need adults in their community who will speak up for them, take action for them, and vote with their needs in mind.” … Read More & Comment
Our children bring us together, regardless of party & ideology. Each election, our VOTE for KIDS initiative surveys candidates on their opinions regarding issues affecting Westchester’s children and youth. WCA does not support or oppose any candidate for public office. … Read More & Comment
All of us at Westchester Children’s Association have been thrilled by the response to our recently released City Snapshot series, which presents data on children in each of five Westchester cities. Each time we published one of these Snapshots, or … Read More & Comment