Gail Cornwall

Gail Cornwall is a writer based in San Francisco. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Salon, and The New York Times.

A family of four in New York City's Central Park

How Central Park Could Fix Public Education

The New York City landmark bucked the tragedy of the commons. Can America's school systems do the same?

Playgrounds for All

The success of “joint use” programs in San Francisco and New York shows the benefits of opening schoolyards up to the local community.