ERIC Number: ED404724
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Nov-30
Reference Count: N/A
Minority Business Enterprise Report, Fiscal Year 1995.
Maryland State Interagency Committee on School Construction, Baltimore.
The state of Maryland Interagency Committee on Public School Construction has attempted to improve minority business-enterprise participation in public-school construction projects funded through the state's Public School Construction Program. This report describes outcomes of the committee's efforts during fiscal year 1995. The first section briefly summarizes major program activities to improve the participation of minority business enterprises in school construction projects. The second section describes how the Public School Construction Program was created and presents data on minority business-enterprise participation for state funds during 1995. During 1995, the committee awarded contracts for 119 projects. The minority business-enterprise participation in total contract costs was almost $9 million, or 3.75 percent. Data also show minority business-enterprise participation for state funds for the years 1990-95. Section 3 highlights the direct contracts and purchases of the Public School Construction Program. Contact information and 1995 data on state-funded school-construction contracts, state funds paid to minority business enterprises, and public school construction-program operational expenditures are included. (LMI).
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Bids, Contracts, Educational Facilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Expenditures, Minority Groups, Public Agencies, Public Schools, School Business Relationship, School Construction, State Programs
Maryland State Public School Construction Program, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 ($2).
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Interagency Committee on School Construction, Baltimore.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland