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For some city kids, learning means hitting the streets

This spring, GothamSchools’ colleagues at Livable Streets Education (like us, an initiative of The Open Planning Project) are teaching students at 15 elementary and middle schools about urban planning and street safety. In this video, Livable Streets Education Director Kim Wiley-Schwartz describes the curriculum, which is tied to state standards, and children from PS 87 on the Upper West Side show off what they’ve learned.

And in case you’re wondering, that’s a speed gun in Wiley-Schwartz’s hand.