Access to Early Childhood Programs
Long Islanders overwhelmingly support pre-K education, according to a recent public opinion poll.
Early Childhood Education
Early childhood education by the numbers on Long Island.
Racial Composition in Schools
Racial composition on Long Island schools, 2010
Still Separate in the ‘Burbs
Compared to the region as a whole, the degree to which Long Island schools are segregated should be cause for concern.
Closing the Achievement Gap
Children from poorer families often struggle to keep pace with their peers academically.
Segregation in Long Island Schools
Long Island schools are segregated by race, ethnicity and wealth.
Research shows that increased screen time by children has an adverse effect on their health and development.
Inter-District and Intra-District Segregation on Long Island
Study measures the degree of segregation found within and between our school districts.
College readiness: New York State & Long Island by poverty level in 2010
85% of brain development occurs before the age of 5, but only 14% of public education dollars are spend on early education in the U.S.
The Value of Public Education
Public colleges and universities provide affordable educational opportunities for many.
Too Much Education?
Long Islands school system isn’t just expensive; it results in many disparities between districts.
Why Boundaries Matter
A study of five separate and unequal school districts on Long Island.
Educational Structure on LI
Public awareness and support for solutions
Child Care Affordability Options
How parents get help paying for child care.
An analysis of the supply and demand of child care on Long Island.
School Finance on Long Island
An analysis of state and local funding patterns
Availability of outdoor space for Long Island’s children