Studies published in 1995 and 1996 by the U.S. General Accounting Office determined that inadequate school facilities were a widespread problem - fully one-third of America's schools needed extensive repairs or replacement. While other studies have linked low academic performance to inadequate school facilities, schools whose repair needs are greatest tend to be in districts with inadequate resources for addressing facilities problems. This policy summary answers fundamental questions about the condition and funding of America's public school facilities, and suggests approaches that policymakers and administrators should consider. Published 1997 by The Education Alliance at Brown University. Author(s): Jennifer Wallace
"Policy Perspectives: School Facilities - Declining Conditions, Declining Opportunities"
The Education Alliance at Brown University.
Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library.
This collection holds materials from the Education Alliance at Brown University. The Education Alliance was a reform support organization committed to advancing equitable educational opportunities that prepare all student populations to succeed in the 21st century. From 1975-2021, the Alliance …