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urban

1. of, relating to, or constituting a city or town
2. living in a city or town
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Co-produced by the Northern New Jersey District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc.
The model of schooling most prevalent in urban high schools today is an industrial-age relic where students are expected to learn the skills and values that do little to enhance their abilities to navigate their futures (Anyon, 2005; Delors, 1998; Egol, 2003; Meier, 2002; Toffler & Toffler, 1994).
The enormous patches and cordons of light closely mirror the world maps of urban extents and the wider human footprints associated with them.
Kozol's point that urban public schools are too racially homogeneous is certainly not novel; many urban public schools clearly have majority single-race populations.
To accomplish this methodological alchemy, I combine archival work into the social and intellectual history of the movement to pass the West Ordinance with a wide-ranging synthetic reading of trends in urban history throughout the West and the expanding world of Western colonialism, especially highlighting trends in India and South Africa.
Within 25 years, more than half the world's population will be living in urban areas, and in this period approximately 1 million people will be added to city populations each week.
The long-standing urban forest conference made an important transition to the National Conference on Urban Ecosystems.
Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) continues to train and equip joint warfighters for urban environments, command officials asked industry and academic leaders participating in the forum to listen to the command's joint urban operations requirements and deliver integrated capabilities.
Carl Weber, publisher and editorial director of Urban Books, and a best-selling author and bookstore owner, has a 14-year-old son and mentors eight other young men from ages 10 to college-age.
The needs of urban students have approached crisis proportions in recent years (Rice & Roelke, 2003) and education professionals have devoted much time and funding to urban education reform (Goertz & Stiefel, 1998; Hunter, 2000; Ward, 1987).
Urban planning is once again rising in popularity, and 2003 saw two series of seminars and workshops held in Kobe under the auspices of a United Nations-related NGO: the Asian Urban Information Centre of Kobe (AUICK).