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Jenny Ye

WNYC Data News

Jenny Ye is the producer of the WNYC Data News team. She works closely with reporters and editors on data driven stories, from research to visualization. She is a native New Yorker, and studied Computer Science and Ethnic Studies at Harvard College. She tweets at @thepapaya.

She tweets at @thepapaya.

Jenny Ye appears in the following:

Revamping Section 8

Monday, May 16, 2016

A team of WNYC reporters looked into the Section 8 housing program and how it fails in New York City.

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60,000 Fewer Democrats in Brooklyn and No Clear Reason Why

Monday, April 18, 2016

As candidates lavish love on Brooklyn, a WNYC analysis of voter enrollment statistics found active registered Democrats dropped by 7 percent there — the largest decline statewide.

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What You Need to Know to Vote in New York Today

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Polls close at 9 p.m. Some voters can vote in a special state election in addition to the presidential primary.

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Why Some Cuisines Are More Expensive When You’re Eating Out

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

NYU professor Krishnendu Ray says it's about immigration, class and race. 

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Taking Stock of Lead Poisoning In NY and NJ

Friday, April 01, 2016

A roundtable of reporters discuss their stories about lead contamination in the water at local schools and lead paint violations plaguing some of the poorest areas of New York City. 

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Most New York City Schools Went 10 Years Without Getting Their Water Tested for Lead

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Yet it turns out that contamination from lead pipes is likely to grow worse over time, not better.
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March Madness: Fewer Nailbiters, More Upsets

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

NailbiterBot has been busy, but not as busy as last year.

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NYC Charters Retain Students Better Than Traditional Schools

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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But a WNYC analysis shows attrition rates vary between the big charter networks.
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School Safety Incidents Vary, Depending on Who Counts

Thursday, February 18, 2016

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Despite New York City's contention that its public schools are safer, state numbers show violent incidents on the rise, according to a new analysis.
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Here's a Tool to Find a Good Pre-K Program in New York City

Monday, January 25, 2016

The city's application season for free, full-day pre-k spots runs from Jan. 25 to March 4.
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Map: Share Your Favorite Sledding Spots in New York City

Friday, January 22, 2016

Are you ready to go sledding?

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Metal Detectors Remain In Schools Despite Drop in Crime

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

More than 100,000 New York City public school students face airport-style security screenings every day, even in schools that have shrunken, changed or become virtually crime-free.

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Map: Where to Watch the Marathon

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Tell us where you’re watching the New York City marathon this Sunday and why you picked that spot.

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Find Your Kid's School for 2016

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Middle school and high school admissions are underway and SchoolBook is here to help.
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More Than 90,000 New York City Students Are Searched Before School

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Citywide, almost half of black high school students are scanned by metal detectors every day — compared to about 14 percent of white students.

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It's Too Darn Hot

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A team of (sweaty) WNYC Data News reporters went to every subway station in Manhattan south of Central Park to find the hottest and coolest stations.

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NYC's Hottest Subway Stations, Mapped

Thursday, July 30, 2015

We took temperatures at 103 platforms during Wednesday evening's rush. Here are the results.

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Tackling Trash on the Tracks

Thursday, July 09, 2015

How the MTA clears clutter from subway rails ... and how your station fares

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When Race and Drugs Intersect, Children More Likely to Enter Foster Care

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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An NJPR investigation found that black children in New Jersey are more than twice as likely as white children to be taken away when parental drugs are involved.

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Black Mothers Judged Unfit at Higher Rate than White Mothers in NJ

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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An investigation by New Jersey Public Radio finds black mothers have their children taken away for things like marijuana use and not having a well-stocked refrigerator.

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