ERIC Number: ED452686
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jun-20
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GIS in Community-Based School Planning: A Tool To Enhance Decision Making, Cooperation, and Democratization in the Planning Process. Revised.
This paper examines Blue Valley School District's (Overland Park, Kansas) use of geographic information systems (GIS) to help it manage and plan for rapid growth and development areas. The GIS program helps school districts realize several planning related benefits that include an increase in the cooperative planning activities among stakeholders in the school planning process, achievement of a democratization level utilizing GIS technologies, and improvement in the planning process for school district residents, the Planning and Facilities Committee, and the school district's administration. Appendix contains 28 references. (GR)
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Decision Making, Educational Facilities Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Public Schools
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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