CC+S's Jeff Vincent presented to the California State Assembly's Local Government Committee at their April 27, 2022 hearing on AB 2295 (Bloom) Local educational agencies: housing development projects.
CC+S talks Education Workforce Housing with CA State Assembly
California releases new Farm to School roadmap, citing CC+S research
CA's new report, Planting the Seed: Farm to School Roadmap for Success, highlights policy goals to advance child well-being, economic growth, environmental resilience, and racial equity through farm to school systems that connect children to locally sourced, whole foods and produce in cafeterias, classrooms, and gardens.
EdSource reports on CC+S Education Workforce Housing Research
CC+S, Terner Center for Housing Innovation, and cityLAB at UCLA's new study on education workforce housing highlights opportunities and constraints in California.
Routledge published CC+S book on planning cities with young people and schools - Order Your Copy Here!
In November 2021, Routledge published our book on planning just and joyful cities - compiling best practices across 20 years of Y-PLAN projects.
California schools struggle to pay for ventilation upgrades, key to safely reopen campuses
EdSource: The state does not keep records of the ventilation systems in California’s 10,000 public schools or which schools might need additional support in funding their HVAC.
Rundown schools forced more students to go remote
“The condition in too many schools was bad and doing harm prior to the pandemic,” CC+S's Jeff Vincent added. “The pandemic has shined a spotlight on that … These problems don’t go away when a vaccine comes.”
To safely reopen schools, we have to talk about indoor air quality and ventilation
Read our commentary in EdSource on reopening California school buildings.
The pandemic is spotlighting longstanding issues with America’s school buildings
Chalkbeat quotes CC+S cofounder Jeff Vincent on the challenge of reopening in poor quality school facilities.
Tools for Reopening School Facilities During COVID-19
CC+S launches site of tools for schools, school districts, and states in ensuring facilities are safe and healthy to reopen.
Webinar: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report on school reopening. July 15, 2020. 8am PT
Hear members of the ad hoc committee discuss the findings and recommendations