ERIC Number: ED459596
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
The Educational Facilities Laboratories (EFL): A History. Revised.
This publication presents information on the history, operations, and accomplishments of the Educational Facilities Laboratories (EFL), a nonprofit corporation established to help schools and colleges maximize the quality and utility of their facilities, stimulate research, and disseminate information to facility planners. Included are descriptions of EFL's funding, guiding principles, leadership, and operations over its 28-year history. It also explores EFL's aggressive philanthropic philosophy and innovative approaches to school project funding, its development of the open plan approach that influenced basic school design in the 1960s and early 1970s, and the school construction systems and development team that created a standardized method for constructing school buildings. A discussion about EFL publications and a list of these publications and EFL films are provided. (Contains 18 references.) (GR)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Finance, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership, Nonprofit Organizations, Organizational Effectiveness, Organizational Objectives
For full text: http://www.edfacilities.org/pubs.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Educational Resources Information Center (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities, Washington, DC.