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Beyond Accidents of Geography: Using Housing Policy to Improve Access to Quality Education – Commentary

A book chapter exploring two contrasting strategies for using housing policy to improve educational opportunities for low-income children: one focuses on using housing vouchers to enable access to schools in affluent areas, while the other emphasizes developing housing with on-site educational and family support services.

Produced by: Berkeley Institute of Urban and Regional Development

Published: June 2014

Topics: School FinanceSystems ChangeTransforming Systems for Equity

Type: Research/Report

This chapter excerpt offers insights and lessons from these approaches to help regions and organizations make strategic choices regarding housing and education, highlighting the complexity of the relationship between housing, neighborhoods, and school performance for children.