Education & Careers

Brookings illuminates which states rely heaviest on infrastructure for employment as local policymakers are struggling with reliable federal funding throughout the peak of construction season.
Aug 8, 2014   Brookings Institute
On the eve of her introduction into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame, music superstar Deborah Harry of Blondie says that her "future will be in architecture and urban planning".
Mar 15, 2006   Newsday
Kalamazoo, Michigan, has developed a unique plan for revitalization: free college tuition for any student who enters the school system by ninth grade.
Mar 14, 2006   Wall Street Journal via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Arizona State University's new urban campus will be built -- from scratch -- in downtown Phoenix. The effort is the first of its kind in the nation.
Feb 21, 2006   The Arizona Republic
New Jersey's Newark Museum is world class, but middle-class fear and suburban sprawl have left it underused.
Feb 10, 2006   The Wall Street Journal
A ISU architecture class encourages students to study how bodies move in relation to architectural forms.
Feb 9, 2006   DesMoines Register
After decades of decrepit school conditions, activists respond to new, multi-million dollar baseball stadium funding to ask: if baseball gets millions, why can't schools? The measure could lead to $1 billion over 10 years.
Feb 7, 2006   The Washington Post
In San Francisco schools, some African-American and Latino children are mislabeled as 'learning disabled' due to cultural and behavioral differences from the mainstream.
Feb 4, 2006   San Francisco Weekly
An editorial argues that the D.C. government has confused "economic development" with true "public benefit" in its expensive quest to build a new baseball stadium.
Jan 21, 2006   The Common Denominator
Gail Goldberg, head of San Diego's planning department, will become the General Manager of the Los Angeles City Planning Department, replacing Con Howe, who departed months ago.
Jan 9, 2006   The Los Angeles Times
A law professor publishes an article discussing how to teach a course on sprawl and the law.
Jan 8, 2006   Social Science Research Network (SSRN)