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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:

Rage Against The Political Machine

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Emily Gallagher may have lost her bid against the Brooklyn Democratic party machine, but her story sheds light on how people in power traffic in favors and influence.

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How To Register to Vote in New York or New Jersey

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

We have a handy guide for making sure you're registered in time for November's election.

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Racial Disparity in Discipline Persists While Suspensions Drop in New York City Schools

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Take a look at new city data which shows that 90 percent of school arrests are of Black and Hispanic students, consistent with previous years. Overall, suspensions and crime are down.
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Espaillat Claims Victory in Historic Uptown Race

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat would become the first Dominican-American elected to Congress, replacing legendary Congressman Charles Rangel in a changing Harlem district.

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The Brooklyn Voter Purge: By Age, Registration and Sanders Districts

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

WNYC obtained the list of purged voters in Brooklyn, and found that Hispanics were disproportionally represented. Here's what else we found.

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Latino Voters Hit Hardest By Brooklyn Voter Purge

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

When mapped by election district, an analysis by member station WNYC shows that Hispanic voters were disproportionately purged from the rolls when compared with all other groups.

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Brooklyn Voter Purge Hit Hispanics Hardest

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

WNYC analyzed 120,000 names dropped from the voter rolls before April's presidential primary. We found that Hispanic voters were removed at a higher rate than all other groups.

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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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