New Article: Better Schools, Better Communities
Posted by on March 12, 2004
[posted from Public School Network newsblast]
IF YOU WANT TO BUILD A BETTER COMMUNITY, IT TAKES A SCHOOL
An editorial in the Los Angeles Times, January 25, 2004 by David Abel and Jonathan Fielding pushed for the concept of new LAUSD buildings to be designed as centers of community. They begin, “We are in the middle of an unprecedented – and necessary – wave of public spending on school facilities…By combining school bonds with government and philanthropic funds for parks, libraries, health, housing and other related services, the district and its government and philanthropic partners can create an overdue and entirely new approach to both schools and neighborhoods.”
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