ERIC Number: ED202115
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jul
Reference Count: 0
School Building Utilization: Crisis or Opportunity?
Minnesota Univ., St. Paul. Educational Cooperative Services Unit.
This document summarizes the proceedings of a workshop on school building utilization in the 49 school districts of the Twin Cities metropolitan area (Minnesota). Included are the keynote address of Minnesota Governor Al H. Quie; statistical information on the use, location, and condition of the educational facilities of the region during fiscal year 1977-78; an analysis of the relative importance of 39 criteria for school closing as revealed in a survey of 500 Minnesota educators; highlights of a panel discussion on the politics of closing school buildings, focused particularly on relations with the community; brief synopses of particular facilities planning activities undertaken in 5 districts; a review of the literature on use of surplus school space; and a selected bibliography. (PGD)
Descriptors: Community Relations, Criteria, Declining Enrollment, Educational Facilities, Educational Facilities Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Facility Inventory, Facility Utilization Research, Political Issues, School Buildings, School Closing, School Space, Space Utilization, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., St. Paul. Educational Cooperative Services Unit.
Identifiers: Facility Alternatives; Minnesota (Twin Cities); Property Disposition; Surplus Space
Note: Appendix C may reproduce poorly due to marginal legibility of original document.