This paper examines the efforts of the UB Center for Urban Studies to build a university assisted community school centered neighborhood development initiative in the Fruit Belt, a distresses community in Buffalo, New York. The goal is to turn Futures Academy (School 37), a traditional Pre- K through 8th grade public school into a university-assisted community school that drives the neighborhood regeneration process in the Fruit Belt.
This report proposes the creation of the Futures Academy Community Garden in a series of vacant, city-owned parcels across from Buffalo Public School 37.
The Mini-Education Pipeline represents the education and school reform strategy that accompanies the broader Perry Choice Neighborhood Transformation Plan.
This report is part two of a working paper series on the Perry Choice Neighborhood Mini-Education Pipeline Strategy. This working paper provides and analysis and inventory of the existing in-school supportive services in the four MEP partner schools.
This report is part of a working paper series on the Perry Choice Neighborhood Mini-Education Pipeline Strategy. This working paper details the goals, structure, and organization of the Mini-Education Pipeline System.