As state economies tank and ECE moves lower on the policy agenda—our President mentioned nada about early childhood in his State of the Union—we need some cheering up. So here’s a quick update on collaboration and synergy, from early to higher education, in the Bronx.
But first, some hard, cold data:
40 percent of children in the Bronx live in poverty, the highest poverty rating of all boroughs. Ranking New York City’s communities by risks to child well-being (economic, health, safety, community life, education), Mott Haven and Hunts Point pose the greatest risk, with Fordham, East . . . Read full article →