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Two new courses, including a free online class open to anyone, take a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding how to build better cities.
Carlin Carr January 6, 2017
City leaders can use education to grow their economy and much more. But the 'urban SDG' has little to say on the issue.
Aaron Benavot December 19, 2016
Ahmed Aboutaleb stresses the opportunities for immigrants in his city while denouncing religious extremism.
Letty Reimerink November 20, 2015
With help from its surrounding community, a school once synonymous with violence is now a model for educating immigrants.
Nadja Sayej July 9, 2015

Mayor Martin Walsh is engaging the public, corporations and universities on ideas such as nontraditional classroom environments, the Boston Globe reports. 

May 11, 2015

A five-year effort to improve public education in the Argentine capital features laptops for students and higher teacher salaries, according to the Brookings Institution.

May 5, 2015

New York, Rio de Janeiro and other cities have turned themselves around and are much safer and more governable today, according to Foreign Affairs

March 9, 2015
Child clubs are forming in cities across India to identify young leaders who can speak up for the needs of children.
Patralekha Chatterjee February 5, 2015

The billion-dollar project would create a self-contained city focused on academics and research, Nearshore Americas reports. 

December 26, 2014

A floating school designed for an aquatic neighborhood in Lagos can withstand storm surge and rising tides, the ArchiPanic blog reports. 

July 23, 2014
Strong mayors, bold projects and a relentless focus on inequality haven't solved all of Medellín's problems, but have put the city on the right path.
Christopher Swope April 11, 2014

With education reforms in the U. S. stalled in Washington and state capitals, cities are leading a new push for publicly funded preschool, Education Week reports.

January 27, 2014

Hong Kong school features organic farm, two green roofs

November 13, 2013
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