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Matt A.V. Chaban

is the Center for an Urban Future's policy director and Fisher Fellow for the Middle Class Jobs Project.

New York

Opinion

NYC’s new schools chancellor should make college success matter

The most important item on the next New York City school's chancellor’s to-do list is hardly being discussed: preparing vastly more students to succeed in college, argue Tom Hilliard and Matt A.V. Chaban of the Center for an Urban Future.

Bill de Blasio

Opinion

How to prepare New Yorkers to benefit from Amazon

New York City is a finalist for Amazon's second headquarters. The Center for an Urban Future lays out how the city can make sure locals get their share of the jobs created if the company comes to New York.