Beyond the moral arguments for inclusion and equity, placemaking can help strengthen local economies, reduce crime, and drive civic engagement.
For DC's new 11th Street Bridge Park to realize its potential as a public space and connect Anacostia to the rest of the city, planners must honestly answer, who is this for?
As the federal government invests more in prekindergarten and focuses on battling absenteeism, it’s important that policymakers and school administrators consider the link between the two.
Student performance in the nation’s capital has risen so dramatically that many are asking whether improvement in school quality is actually behind the higher scores.
Urban Alliance internship program improves job skills and college attendance for disadvantaged youth
Only 49 percent of recent high school graduates from low-income families enroll in college. Programs that help these youth embark on a successful career path are critical.
Should states tax e-cigarettes at all, and by how much? Should states impose a unit tax on the vape/e-cigarette or the refillable nicotine cartridges or both?
The DC education system lacks a comprehensive, transparent, accessible data system. Experts and stakeholders gathered at the Urban Institute on Tuesday to discuss potential solutions.
Metro is chronically underfunded. But short-term fixes are ultimately costlier—and deadlier—than the long-term improvements it truly needs.