Districts are turning to private companies, nonprofits, and foundations for partnerships that can help tackle the biggest impediments to learning.
A program in Des Moines, Iowa, aims to train a cohort of predominately white instructors to help students who come from very different backgrounds.
Ailing cities might have a lot to gain from nurturing enclaves of foreign-born residents, and their thriving businesses.
As the climate keeps getting weirder, localities across the nation are figuring out ways to adapt.
Because rain is rare, preserving what's underground is becoming even more important.
Replacing asphalt shingles with reflective metal could curb the warming of Houston’s hot climate.
Facing a parched future, California farmers are thinking afresh about ways to replenish the groundwater.
In South Florida, Democratic and Republican county leaders have joined forces on climate change.
The Earth is warming, but Washington is frozen, so localities keep finding new ways to muddle through.
That’s the danger in Dubuque, where city officials are working to divert the floodwaters from streets and basements.
Many metro areas with large foreign-born populations have thriving local economies. And now local governments all over the U.S. are trying to replicate their successes.
Nonprofits—and for-profits—are finding innovative ways to bring foreign-born workers in from the economic fringes.
Cities across the country are welcoming immigrants as a boon to the economy.
Immigrants to St. Louis are capitalizing on urban gardens, and helping to revitalize the city.
The Southeast-based bank has been showing its sympathy for Obama's deportation relief.
Ever hear of Banglatown? Soon, you will. Here's how immigrants can help an ailing city revive.
In St. Louis, foreign refugees are farming on city-owned land to earn a few extra greenbacks.
By supporting a microloan program to cover citizenship fees, the megabank tries to appeal to immigrants.