For the past year, the president has been consistent in pledging to bolster the country's K-12 schools as part of an infrastructure plan to right what he's characterized as a facilities problem. Trump has been making the pitch since his campaign trail days, but what he left off his infrastructure to-do list concerns advocates: Schools.
US News & World Report: Will Trump Rebuild America’s Schools? CC+S weighs in
National coalition launches to secure federal investment in public school infrastructure
The [Re]Build America’s School Infrastructure Coalition (BASIC) includes non-partisan organizations and individuals who support federal funding to help underserved public school districts modernize their facilities. CC+S serves on the coalition leadership team.
Y-PLAN PARTNERS WITH RESILIENT BY DESIGN
Resilient by Design is excited to partner with the UC Berkeley Center for Cities+Schools (CC+S) through the evidence-based Y-PLAN educational methodology and to be involved in the collaborative effort to create a unified vision for a resilient future for the Bay Area.
CC+S’s Jeff Vincent profiled in: “Creating Successful Joint-Use Collaborations” article
Although capital project collaborations are not usually in anybody’s job description, when joint use projects are successful they tend to become the highlights of a facility planner’s resume. This article includes Jeff Vincent's two critical elements of a successful collaboration: shared vision and mutual accountability.
Jeff Vincent Speaks in Washington,DC on Panel for H.R. 2475, Rebuild America’s Schools Act 2017
"Rebuilding America's Schools: Creating Jobs by Expanding Equitable Access to High-Quality Physical and Digital Infrastructure in Schools"
CC+S’s Deborah McKoy Featured on the Community Voices of Change Podcast
Deborah McKoy speaks about Y-PLAN on this podcast where guests reflect on the resources and practices they have used to advance progress and change in communities around the world.
CC+S’s Jeff Vincent and Lindsay Maple quoted in CalMatters article regarding teacher housing
Schools districts in Santa Clara have started providing subsidized housing for teachers in an effort to attract more teachers and reduce turnover rates. Jeff Vincent and former teacher Lindsay Maple join in the discussion: should San Francisco pursue a similar path?
CC+S’s Jeff Vincent in dialogue concerning potential shortcomings of Prop. 51
The SF Chronicle cited CC+S Deputy Director Jeff Vincent in a discussion of how Prop. 51 school bonds could freeze out poorer districts from facilities funding.
CC+S’s Jeff Vincent quoted in LA Times in discussion of Prop. 51
The LA Times quotes CC+S Deputy Director Jeff Vincent in its assessment of why Prop. 51 has much less support than expected, according to recent polls.
Prop. 51 sparks debate about the best way to fix California schools
CC+S's Jeff Vincent is interviewed on KALW public radio regarding Prop. 51 and the need to bridge the gap in school facility funding.