GothamSchools After School Special: Friday Feb 10 – Meet GothamSchools Staff and Fellow Readers

  On Friday, Feb 10, you’ll have a golden opportunity to come meet, mingle, and share ideas with fellow educators and GothamSchools writers. We’ll be gathering in the upstairs part of Professor Thom’s (219 2nd Ave between 13th & 14th St) from 4-6PM. The event will be mostly free-form schmoozing, with a bulletin board to collect story ideas and Read more…

Oscar who? GothamSchools wins two national awards

Congratulations are in order to GothamSchools for their achievements in the annual Educational Writers Association awards. GothamSchools won two first prize awards in the EWA’s national competition for education journalism. One award, in the journalism blogging category, went to our editorial staff plus our Newsroom contributor Kim Gittleson. The other, in the community blogging category, Read more…

We’re searching for a Development Director

OpenPlans has seen tremendous success in helping cities work better via online journalism and information-sharing.

Now we’re looking for a Development Director to help strengthen our funding base and to bring these projects to their next stage of maturity. This position is a unique opportunity for a seasoned fundraiser to set up the development function within a successful, entrepreneurial organization. Read on..

Awards for Streetsblog and GothamSchools

Our readers know how impactful civic-minded journalism can be, but it is also an honor to receive outside confirmation from esteemed organizations. Two TOPP projects were recently singled out as true movers in their fields: GothamSchools won first place in the national Educational Writers Association’s ‘best education blog’ category for their excellent coverage of the Read more…