Provides policy guidance and recommendations to officials and administrators at the state, local, and school district level to improve facilities planning in order to support and enhance the delivery of educational programs and services. The document proposes policy reform as one tool for affecting the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and funding practices and processes at the state and local school district levels. However, state level standards and control must be carefully developed and applied, so that creativity, public participation, and local priorities can drive the facility planning and design outcomes. Best practices examples and a list of resources are also provided.
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