How to Solve the Urbanist Parent Dilemma: Move to Suburbs or Suffer Poor Schools

I consider myself a true urbanist but I was faced with the decision of living close to downtown with the schools some of the worst in Charlotte, but benefit from mixed-uses, sidewalks, beautiful street trees, urban parks, and cultural institutions – or – I could put education first, and move to where the best schools are, in the suburbs. Here's how I made my decision.

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