For fifteen years and counting at a free people's urbanism school in Orange, New Jersey, the city itself is a university, and a university is an advocate for community repair.
Organizers in Flatbush are fighting for the preservation of an African burial ground — to honor the dead, and protect a living community's future.
In co-located schools, sharing isn't just a lesson for the students. How do educators balance their institution’s needs with those of their neighbors?
When vastly different institutions are located in the same building, do students learn how to share, or how the city is profoundly unfair?
For high school students in the Climate Resilience Leadership Lab, emergency preparedness means mobilizing the neighborhood.
When it comes to building schools, a little-known entity with radical roots has had an outsize effect on the city’s skyline. How can the Educational Construction Fund adapt an experimental ethos to changing times?
Food chain expert Karen Karp weighs in on the complex policies behind school lunches, equity and access to healthy food, and ambitious new initiatives to better connect New York City residents to upstate agricultural wealth.