This book addresses funding for school facilities. Contents of section 1, Overview and Scope of the Problem, are: (1) Unmet School Infrastructure Funding Need as a Critical Educational Capacity Issue: Setting the Context (Faith E. Crampton); (2) Financing School Infrastructure Needs: An Overview across the 50 States (Catherine C. Sielke); (3) Canadian Approaches to the Financing of School Infrastructure (Vivian J. Hajnal); and (4) Financing Captial Facilities in Higher Education (Mary McKeown-Moak). Section 2, Current Challenges to Funding of School Infrastructure, contains the following chapters: (5) Capital Needs and Spending in Urban Public School Systems: Policies, Problems, and Promises (James G. Cibulka and Bruce S. Cooper); (6) Funding School Infrastructure in Rural America (Jeffrey Maiden); (7) Infrastructure Funding Considerations and Students with Disabilities (William T. Hartman); (8) School Finance Litigation: One Strategy To Address Inequities in School Infrastructure Funding (David C. Thompson and Faith E. Crampton); (9) Funding Technology versus Bricks and Mortar: Can We Have It All? (Faith E. Crampton, Janis M. Hagey, and Kathleen C. Westbrook); and (10) Should Principals Be Involved in School Renovations? (Brian O. Brent and Marie Cianca). Part 3, The Future of School Infrastructure Funding, contains the following chapter: (11) Striking a Balance in School Infrastructure Funding (David C. Thompson).
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