David I. Backer & Akira Drake Rodriguez
Financing a Green New Deal for Schools

Today we look at the intersection of school financing and the climate emergency. Should green infrastructure updates in schools be financed primarily through grants or loans?

With me are David I. Backer and Akira Drake Rodriguez. David I. Backer is an associate professor of education policy at West Chester University of Pennsylvania and Akira Drake Rodriguez is an assistant professor at the Weitzman School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania. Their new article is Movements at the Fiscal/Monetary Crossroads: Financing a Green New Deal for Schools in Philadelphia.