The Case for Preserving Neighborhood Schools

Building “mega-schools” in remote locations rule out the possibility of walking to school. Moving Dixon Middle to the west edge of boundaries (the very west edge of the city) would make it difficult–near impossible–for the majority of students to walk or bike to school in a reasonable amount of time.

National Trust for Historic Preservation’s “Why Johnny Can’t Walk to School” is an in-depth review of why communities should preserve their historic schools in dense, walkable neighborhoods.

Read this publication here.

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