IBO has updated two sections of its Education Indicators: Student Attendance (data on average attendance and chronic absenteeism rates in traditional public schools) & Student Achievement (standardized test scores for grades 3-8 and Regents exam performance for high school students).
This report presents findings from an analysis of primary program data collected by WE NYC, which includes self-reported data from more than 14,000 program participants and covered the period from January 2016 through June 2020.
This report documents the early days of the Voluntary Local Review movement and the multiple influences that gave rise to it. It also highlights the importance of local actors’ efforts in creating transformations for a sustainable future.
In lieu of a comprehensive and conclusive report related to Local Law 22 (2019) Organic Waste Pilot Recycling Program, this memo highlights the accomplishments and learnings of the Department of Sanitation up to March 2020. The program was suspended prematurely due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The 2021 Disparity Report analyzes city-wide trends in racial disparities for youth and young adults in New York City across 28 indicators. The report finds that while disparities persist in four sectors (education, economic security, health and justice), outcomes have improved significantly.
This report describes the enforcement activities undertaken by the New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) as they relate to adults with diagnosed moderate or severe persistent asthma, pursuant to LL 55 of 2018.
Reports on the development, progress and achievements of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection's source water protection programs established to maintain the Filtration Avoidance Determination (FAD) for the Catskill/Delaware portion of the New York City water supply.
Following court cases Floyd v. City of New York, Ligon v. City of New York, and Davis v. City of New York, a Federal Monitor was appointed to oversee court-ordered reforms. The Federal Monitor periodically filed public reports that detail the Department's compliance with these reforms.
An overview of NYC gender-based violence (GBV) service providers and staff, the impact of COVID-19 on their wellness, and the NYC Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) response to support providers and staff during the pandemic.
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.
With the parents of thousands of preschoolers needing to go to work and many K-8th grade students doing schoolwork remotely, the de Blasio Administration created the Learning Bridges and Learning Labs programs to provide care, supervision, and help with classes at hundreds of sites across the city.
This has been a difficult school year, perhaps most difficult for students living in neighborhoods hardest hit by Covid. At the request of WNYC we have looked at attendance figures for schools, with a focus on schools in these hard-hit neighborhoods.
FOCUS ON THE PRELIMINARY BUDGET: Over the past year, shifts in the composition of the city’s homeless population, increased spending on rental assistance, and pandemic-related aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency have altered the city’s costs for providing shelter for the homeless.
Pursuant to Local Law 84 of 2015, the Department is required to provide the number of incarcerated individuals who have been found guilty of violating departmental rules, but have not been placed in punitive segregation, restrictive housing, or a clinical alternative to punitive segregation housing,
NYC BY THE NUMBERS: The Old Farmer’s Almanac says the Northeast may be in for a snowy winter. Regardless of such predictions, the city budgets for snow removal based on a formula in the City Charter. Some years this leads to savings, other years shortfalls. What’s the cost of digging out?