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Catalyzing the New Mobility in Cities

April 1, 2013

In 2011, the Rockefeller Foundation started an exploration of emerging innovations in the transportation sectors of cities in the developing world. This primer focuses on innovative business and service models that are beneficial to the urban poor, both as users and providers of urban transportation.

The Promise of Citywide Charter Strategies

May 1, 2011

Charter school enrollment is on the rise in many urban areas. In fact, 56% of all public charter schools are located in urban areas, and 10 of our nation's largest school districts now have 20,000 students enrolled in public charter schools. With this growth in the charter movement, there is an increasing need for local infrastructure support through technical services, advocacy, and coordination. This report examines the potential for citywide charter strategies as a key leverage point for increasing charter school quality.