NYC BY THE NUMBERS: There are just a few weeks left in FY 2021 and the police department is on pace to spend less on overtime than it has in recent years. But how much less and what are the prospects for reduced spending in the years ahead?
For years, nonprofit social & human service providers have contended that city contracts did not fully cover indirect costs such as rent & utilities. The de Blasio Admin promised more funding, then reduced the allocation. Now the initiative to support indirect costs is fully funded—but for how long?
The Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown brought about extraordinary economic distress for New York City and its residents. That distress is now easing thanks to an influx of federal aid to the city budget and the successful development and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines.
Covid-19 has had a substantial effect on the municipal workforce. We look at the effect during the peak months of the pandemic by examining the use of sick leave by uniformed staff members and civilian staff.
Nearly 400 public schools with grades 9-12 offer advancement placement courses. Course content is very similar across the schools, but some schools weight student grades, potentially turning a B into an A. With appendix table.