concentrated poverty

Can Education Transform a Neighborhood?

Can Education Transform a Neighborhood?

The neighborhood surrounding Oyler school has been headed in the “right direction” for years. After covering the school’s story for 7 years, journalist, Amy Scott, tries to pinpoint why a school that “seemingly” has everything would not change the neighborhood around it. The answer is on the blog today.

Moving Forward Means Moving Up!

Moving Forward Means Moving Up!

“Is gentrification really helpful or harmful?” For the first time, researchers have studied the long-term effects of gentrification. Last week, we focused on common myths debunked by this research. This week we focus on the powerful opportunities original residents receive when college educated people move in.