Condition of Schools

Title Abstract Publication Date
15th Annual School Construction Report. Reports that school construction completed in 2009 was just over $16 billion, representing a 16 percent decline over 2009. $11.9 billion was spent on new schools, while $2.1 billion went to expansion... 01/31/2010
16th Annual School Construction Report: School Construction Spending Shifts Gears. Reports that school construction completed in 2010 was just over $14.5 billion, representing a 12 percent decline over 2009. $8.7 billion was spent on new schools, while $3 billion went to additions... 01/31/2011
17th Annual School Construction Report: It's Still Billions of Dollars Reports that school construction completed in 2011 was $12.2 billion, continuing a downward trend since 2009. $6.9 billion was spent on new schools, while $2.6 billion went to additions and $2.6... 01/31/2012
2005 Building Condition Survey Instrument. This is the New York State Education Department's survey form for assessing the type, age, features, and condition of school facilities. 12/31/2004
2005 Report Card for America's Infrastructure. Schools receive a grade of D in this latest report card on the state of the nation's infrastructure. Background on the issue, a statement of current conditions, policy options, ASCE... 03/31/2005
2008 Annual College Construction Report. Reports that higher education construction completed in 2007 totaled $14.5 billion, representing a slight decline from 2006. New construction accounted for $10.2 billion, while expansion and... 01/31/2008
2008 Annual School Construction Report. Reports that school construction completed in 2007 was just over $20 billion. $13.1 billion was spent on new schools, while $7.6 billion went to expansion and renovation of existing schools.... 01/31/2008
2009 Annual College Construction Report. Reports that higher education construction completed in 2008 totaled $13.3 billion, representing a decline from 2007. New construction accounted for $9.35 billion, while expansion and renovation... 01/31/2009
2009 Annual Report and 2011-2012 Budget Presentation to the Governor and Select Committee on School Facilities. Reports that Wyoming school facilities meet state adequacy standards and proposes a budget that aims to help raise that standard. Areas not adequately able to be assessed include capacity and... 08/31/2009
2009 Report Card for America's Infrastructure: Schools. School facilities receive a grade of D in this latest report card on the state of America's infrastructure. This grade is unchanged from the last (2005) ASCE report card. Spending on the nation... 12/31/2009
2009 School Construction Report. Reports that school construction completed in 2008 was just over $19.5 billion. Almost $13 billion was spent on new schools, while $6.5 billion went to expansion and renovation of existing schools.... 01/31/2009
2011 Kentucky Facilities Inventory and Classification System Project Report According to this report, some 500 state schools need moderate to major repairs. And while $3.7 billion is needed to fix them, money is limited. This project was undertaken as mandated by 2010's... 11/30/2011
21st Century School Fund The 21st Century School Fund is a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 to work on school facility issues nationally and locally in the District of Columbia, building the public will and capacity to...
33rd Annual Official Education Construction Report. Presents findings from an annual report on education construction, showing that the total amount of education construction put in place in 2006 was $36.6 billion, down slightly from $37.5 billion in... 04/30/2007
34th Annual Construction Report. Presents findings from an annual report on education construction, showing that the total amount of education construction put in place in 2007 was $32.9 billion, down from $36.6 billion in 2006.... 04/30/2008
35th Annual Official Education Construction Report. Presents findings from an annual report on education construction, showing that the total amount of education construction put in place in 2008 was $43.3 billion, up from $32.9 billion in 2007. New... 04/30/2009
A Back to School Special Report on the Baby Boom Echo. America's Schools are Overcrowded and Wearing Out. The children of the baby boom generation, the baby boom echo, are overwhelming the capacity of U.S. schools. This report describes how increased enrollments are affecting schools in Maryland, Georgia... 09/07/1998
A Community Pitches In to Repair its Schools A lack of maintenance and funding had taken a toll on Baltimore's schools. A call to the community for help yielded donations and thousands of volunteers who completed hundreds of thousands of... 10/04/2004
A Fifty State Assessment of Capital Needs for Public Higher Education: Policy Objectives. Assesses and compares states and their efforts to fund public higher education capital needs, ranking them by operating appropriations per student and capital appropriations per student. Data shows... 06/30/2001
A Foundation To Uphold: A Study of Facilities Conditions at U.S. Colleges and Universities This report presents the results of a study of the condition of higher education facilities in the United States and offers recommendations to improve the deteriorating state of such facilities. The... 12/31/1995
A Is for Architecture. Reviews current opportunities for excellent school design, due to overcrowding at significant numbers of American schools, evolution in instructional delivery and technology, and interest in... 12/31/2006
A National Bipartisan Survey on School Modernization. The American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association commissioned this bipartisan survey of registered voters on the issue of school modernization (renovating existing schools,... 12/31/1997
A Report from the Facilities Core Data Survey. Presents data for U.S. higher education facilities including density of campus buildout, square footage of buildings and grounds maintained, number of students per acre, and condition of buildings... 06/30/2007
A Review of School Facilities Programs and Analysis of School Facility Needs. Provides descriptive information on each of the four central components of Maine's school facilities program: major capital school construction, school revolving renovation program, leased space... 02/28/2006
A Statewide Study of Student Achievement and Behavior and School Building Condition. This paper presents findings of a study that examined the relationship between student achievement/behavior and school-building condition. A survey sent to all high schools in North Dakota elicited a... 08/31/1995

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