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Texting while driving is dangerous -- and, it's against the law. New studies show that drivers overestimate their ability to multitask behind the wheel. Experienced and new drivers alike need to keep both hands on the wheel when driving.

Try your hand at the "Gauging Your Distraction" game as featured in a series of articles, Driven to Distraction, in the Technology Section of the New York Times Web site. This game measures how your reaction time is affected by external distractions. Regardless of your results, bottom line is that you should not text when driving.

2017 Milly Kibrick Nominations Open
Up to 10 students may receive a 2017 Milly Kibrick Award and be honored at a special dinner in October 2017. The nominated students should be examples of the positive community work and global reach by young people throughout Westchester. Get more information and download the form. Read about the 2016 honorees.

2017 WISE Nominations Open
It's time to submit nominations for the  Westchester Innovative School Educators Award. This award recognizes K-12 education professionals who have developed innovative solutions to challenges facing our youth through the educational system that serves them. Honorees will receive their award at a special dinner in October 2017. Get more information and download the form. Read about the 2016 honorees.