Data & Special projects

Final Opt chart

Preliminary figures of students opting out of Common Core English More than 67,700 public school students in 92 Long Island districts refused to take a Common Core state English Language Arts exam on Day 1, opting out at a 50.7 percent rate. Read more

Part of jobless chart

February unemployment rates on Long Island Unemployment rates were up 0.1 on Long Island to 4.6 % in February compared to a year ago. See what the rates were for towns and some villages, as well as the city and state. Read more

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