That is a decrease from last year, when 18 of 59 stresses school districts in New York State were on Long Island.
In the biggest year-over-year gain since 2006, the median Long Island home price, not counting the East End, went up 6.6 percent in the final quarter of 2017 compared to prices from the same period a year earlier.
The percentage of students in grades 3 through 8 who achieved proficiency scores in Common Core Math and English Language Arts rose on Long Island.
The information was obtained from the Nassau and Suffolk County police and the Suffolk Sheriff's Office through requests under the state's Freedom of Information Law.
Long Island's high school Class of 2017 graduated at a rate of 89.5 percent Nassau County, up slightly, and 88.4 percent in Suffolk County, down slightly, according to figures released by the State Education Department.
The overall unemployment rate on Long Island for September 2017 was 4.2 percent in September 2017, down 0.1 of a percentage point from where it was a year earlier, according to data from the state’s Department of Labor.
The New York State attorney general’s office found that 422 red light camera violations were issued to school bus drivers operating out of Suffolk companies in 2016, with 28 drivers being repeat offenders.
The overall unemployment rate on Long Island for May 2017 rose to 3.9 percent, up 0.2 percentage points from where it was a year earlier, according to data from the state.
Lindenhurst jumped up to 4.5% from 3.8% in May 2016. A list of doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants registered with New York State’s medical marijuana program includes 42 practitioners in Nassau, 31 in Suffolk.
There are more than 100 current or former elected office holders, high-level appointees and political club leaders with government jobs in Nassau County who have had at least one family member on a public payroll since 2015. More than 150,000 retired educators in the state were eligible to be paid collectively more than 8 million a month during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2017, according to data from the state's Teacher Retirement System.
Long Island school districts spent more than an estimated million on cleanup, repairs and renovations to schools from damage caused by superstorm Sandy, which struck Long Island on Oct. Former Long Island teachers and administrators are receiving 18 of the 20 highest pensions in the state.
Driven by short supply, the median price of a home sold in Nassau County rose to 3,500 in January, 6 percent above the price in January 2017, while the Suffolk price increased 5.9 percent to 9,000.