What if kids could walk or bike to a school right in their neighborhood? We explore this question in "How about schools on safe routes?"

What if kids could walk or bike to a school right in their neighborhood? We explore this question in "How about schools on safe routes?"

This week was all about schools and education at Strong Towns. Here's what got the most reads:

Do we really care about children?

by Charles Marohn, September 12, 2016

As a society, we are zealous when it comes to the safety of children. And rightfully so. Still, for some reason we find it perfectly acceptable to routinely include them in the most dangerous activity of American life: riding in a car.

How to Get the Most out of Urban Public Schools

by Steven Shultis, September 13, 2016

7 steps to taking the leap and getting the most out of urban public schools.

What happens when you move your urban high school into the suburbs?

by Jamie Littlefield, September 13, 2016

Provo, UT is undertaking a grand experiment in suburbanizing a public high school. Here are 3 major problems with that plan.

Rethinking our Approach to Busing

by Charles Marohn, September 14, 2016

What if we shifted all transportation funding into the classroom? What if we ended the mandate for schools to provide transportation?

Is this new high school really an upgrade?

by Matt Steele, September 15, 2016

A new high school is heralded as a model of innovation, but it's part of a depressing trend in modern school planning: isolated facilities on the unwalkable fringe.


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