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 Ossining Community Snapshot

2015 Ossining Community Snapshot

Without further ado, here is the 2015 Ossining Community Snapshot! The Ossining Union Free School District includes the Village and Town of Ossining and parts of Briarcliff Manor, Yorktown, and New Castle.  Read More & Comment »

2015 White Plains Community Snapshot

2015 White Plains Community Snapshot

Today, we’re excited to release the 2015 White Plains Community Snapshot. The Community Snapshot series aims to give you a well-rounded picture of the environments that Westchester’s children are growing up in, from economics to education and demographics to health. 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 »

New Rochelle 2015 Community Snapshot

2015 New Rochelle Community Snapshot

In continuation of our second annual Community Snapshot series, we’re releasing a new 2015 snapshot for New Rochelle. We’d like to point out a few interesting parts of the 2015 New Rochelle Community Snapshot, especially in comparison to last year’s New Rochelle Snapshot… Read More & Comment »

2015 Yonkers Community Snapshot

2015 Yonkers Community Snapshot

Today is the launch of our second annual Community Snapshots series, and we are starting with Yonkers! The series will feature updated data for the five cities featured in 2014, as well as two new communities chosen by our readers. This year, we’ve redesigned the Community Snapshots to be more compact and streamlined… Read More & Comment »

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Understanding New York’s College and Career Readiness Rate

What is the College and Career Readiness Rate? Each year, the New York State Department of Education (NYSED) releases information about the percentage of graduating seniors that are considered ready for college or careers. This statistic is informally referred to as the college and career … Read More & Comment »