CNU Report: Education 2007
With schools no longer serving their role as anchors of walkable neighbohoods and education-inspired migration making regions more sprawling and segregated, the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) is encouraging an active discussion on educational issues. In 2006, CNU convened an education summit in Chicago at which leading urbanists, economists and education experts explored changes in school design and school policy aimed at making traditional urban centers more livable and inviting to families of all incomes and racial and ethnic backgrounds. Participants in the summit have written many essays in this publication in hopes of bringing insights from the gathering to a broader audience.
Following-up to the summit later in 2006, the CNU board took a position on school design and school policy. Read it on page two of this report.