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 »

Youth in Juvenile Correctional Facilities Experience Maltreatment

This report highlights the continued, and in many instances, increased prevalence of maltreatment experienced by youth residing in juvenile correctional facilities throughout the United States. While there is evidence of maltreatment in facilities across the country, certain states – including New York – were listed as repeated offenders. Read More & Comment »

A Constant Eye: Paying Attention to Child Abuse in Westchester County

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month in the US. I admittedly am uneasy about the notion of “celebrating” child abuse prevention, because I wish there wasn’t the need for child abuse prevention in the first place. Child abuse is a crime that lingers long after the abuse has ended. The physical and psychological effects of child abuse can last for years if not decades and those same insidious effects can be passed on to future generations. Read More & Comment »

2015 Children By the Numbers Data Bulletin

2015 Children By the Numbers Data Bulletin Launched

  DOWNLOAD THE 2015 CHILDREN BY THE NUMBERS BULLETIN HERE! Yesterday, we released the 2015 version of our data bulletin at the annual County Legislative Breakfast on Children and Youth. As the Director of Data Analysis, I had the opportunity to … Read More & Comment »