New York’s “Poor Door” Could Lead to Mumbai’s Slum Sister Developments

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Dallas   So-called voluntary inclusionary zoning in New York City allowing private developers to add more density and receive tax breaks in exchange for constructing a certain number of affordable housing units has led to controversy, as the city tries to make the program mandatory for new developments and as developers exploit loopholes that allow segregation …

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The Coming End of Textbooks in Los Angeles, Nairobi and Beyond

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Toronto  Colleges and universities increasingly are requiring students to show up for the first day of classes with their own computers or iPads, just like years ago standard equipment might have included a tablet, pens, pencils, and a lunch pail.  Los Angeles Unified School District, the 2nd largest school district in the country after New …

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