ERIC Number: ED445493
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Jun-14
Reference Count: N/A
Building America's Schools: State Efforts To Address School Facility Needs.
National Governors' Association, Washington, DC.
This document provides summaries of each state's activities to address their the shortage of school buildings by supporting school construction. It reveals that 11 state subsidize, reimburse, or match local funding for construction projects; 10 states have an established formula for determining the amount of stat funding each school district receives; 6 states have established a new agency to oversee school construction with the state; 5 states provide low-interest loans for low-income school districts to help support their school construction efforts; and 4 states require the Governor and the state legislature to approve all school construction projects prior to state funding being made available. Contact information for each state is included. (GR)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, School Construction, State Aid, State School District Relationship
Full text: http://www.nga.org/pubs/issuebriefs/2000/Sum000620SchoolNeeds.asp
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Governors' Association, Washington, DC.