The Future Of Historic Neighborhood Schools

The National Trust Identifies serious threats to historic neighborhood schools, and calls for major public policy changes.

"Today, fewer than one in eight students walks or bikes to school. The landmark schools that touched the lives of millions and became stalwart symbols of civic pride are fast disappearing. They are giving way to huge, warehouse-like schools in remote areas reachable only by stressful drives through congested traffic. And along with their demise has gone yet another of the ties that once bound people and towns across America."

Thanks to A. G. Flynn

Full Story: Why Johnny Can't Walk To School

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