Quality of Life...Investing in Our Children's Future. The Case for Building and Maintaining Our Public Schools.

Web Abstract: 
This study examines the problem of deferred maintenance in U.S. public schools, including the repair funding required to comply with federal mandates in the next 3 years; the estimated percentage of schools needing repairs listed by state; and the changes in apportionment of state budgets from 1987 to 1994. Public school maintenance funding trends and options are discussed, including lease financing and privatization. A model for passing a bond issue as illustrated through the Coalition for Adequate School Housing (Sacramento, California) is examined.
Media Type: 
Text
Publication Date: 
12/31/1995
Page Numbers: 
19
Resource List Category: 
References to Books and Other Media