The burden of unemployment has been felt hardest on those in working-class factory, construction, and low-wage service jobs.
A school in Portland, Oregon, is housed in a super-green building. And that's just the beginning.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu makes the case.
City kids are disproportionately jailed in facilities that don't meet their needs. Here's what can be done.
Major turning points in life are linked with shifts in car ownership and transit use, a new paper argues.
A Bronx private school uses the city to unite and apply the variety of subjects taught in class.
But are they really smarter than your city?
The best way to make cities greener might be teaching residents what that actually means.
Large U.S. cities offer high quality of life for women, according to the Social Science Research Council.
Lessons on environmentalism should be worked into course offerings, not just infrastructure.
What the New York Times columnist got wrong in his recent look at the relationship between natural resources and knowledge-based development.
The list of America's Most Literate Cities suggests there's little relationship between literacy and economic development. Our analysis suggests otherwise.
The majority of U.S. states have "mediocre to awful" standards in science, according to a brutal new scorecard.
King County, Wash., takes aim at cultivating local talent for its growing economy
One crumbling structure becomes a lesson in urban design for students
The city received the top score in a federal school funding challenge
Despite a flagging economy and supposedly waning global influence, America still comes out on top
That's how much the United Nations will spend on a "zero emission school" in Gaza
The city is turning the station's front yard into a center for ecology and sustainable development