The UB Regional Institute

A unit of the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning

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What are the signs of trouble for thousands of children
living in Buffalo's Promise Neighborhood?

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Needs Assessment Study

When we understand academic achievement and the quality of the neighborhoods as interrelated, we can see clear signs of trouble in the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood by tracking discrete variables that measure the two.
The readiness of these students declines along the continuum, increasing their needs and decreasing their chances of success.
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Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Needs Assessment Study

The institute, in partnership with the Urban Design Project, conducted the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Needs Assessment Study. The institute's analysis focuses on a set of academic, family and community support indicators and pinpoints high-need students along the cradle-to-career continuum.

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