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Addressing Property Taxes And Gentrification Along The 606

The Reader reports that the Logan Square Neighborhood Association (LSNA) is tackling this factor head on with proposed property tax abatements that could help people stay in a booming area that’s going to get even more valuable now that The 606 is opening. Click Here for Full Article

Are We Ready to #MeetTheMoment?

A community-based organization frames its collaboration with multiple stakeholders around changing from a “culture of discipline” to a “culture of dignity” within the Los Angeles district. by Maisie Chin Voices in Urban Education Click link for full article http://vue.annenberginstitute.org/issues/42/are-we-ready-meetthemoment

Markets, Equity & School Choice Taken On by Hazen Foundation

Ever since the “Philamplify” debate on the pros and cons of school privatization, drawing on the review of the Walton Family Foundation issued by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, there has been a lot of controversy over where progressive philanthropy really stands on charter schools and school vouchers, two of the core tenets of Read more…

A Step Toward Ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline

For years, the school-to-prison pipeline has afflicted communities of color in New York. From a young age, students begin to be treated like criminals within the confines of their own schools by Christine Rodriguez, Aug 17, 2015 Gotham Gazette http://gothamgazette.com/index.php/opinion/5852-a-step-toward-ending-the-school-to-prison-pipeline