Design -- State and Local Guidelines

Title Abstract Publication Date
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 South Carolina School Facilities Planning and Construction Guide. Provides mandates and recommendations for school construction according to codes and laws adopted by the state. Organized by divisions as follows: 1) general requirements, 2) site selection, 3)... 12/31/2004
2006 South Carolina School Facilities Planning and Construction Guide. Provides mandates and recommendations for school construction according to codes and laws adopted by the state. Organized by CSI Masterformat divisions as follows: 1) general requirements, 2) site... 12/31/2005
2007 South Carolina School Facilities Planning and Construction Guide. Provides mandates and recommendations for school construction according to codes and laws adopted by the state. The guidelines are organized by CSI Masterformat divisions as follows: 1) general... 03/14/2007
2008 South Carolina School Facilities Planning and Construction Guide. Provides mandates and recommendations for school construction according to codes and laws adopted by the state. The guidelines are organized by CSI Masterformat divisions as follows: 1) general... 03/14/2008
2016 State of Our Schools: K-12 Facilities From the Executive Summary: Using industry standards adapted to K–12 public school facilities, we estimate that the nation should be spending about $145 billion per year to maintain, operate, and... 03/01/2016
21st Century Schools Design Manual. Establishes a uniform and detailed approach to school facilities design for the New Jersey School Construction Corporation. The guide sets forth 24 required criteria that inform the design process... 09/29/2004
21st Century Schools Design Manual. [New Jersey] Establishes a uniform and detailed approach to school facilities design for the New Jersey School Construction Corporation. The details 25 required criteria that inform the design process and sets... 05/14/2007
A Practical Guide to Planning, Constructing, and Using School Courtyards The Maryland Department of Education guideline for courtyard design is for use by local planning committees and architects in designing new schools and developing major renovation/addition projects.... 07/23/2012
A Primer on the Public School State Approval Process. Summarizes the role of five California state entities in approving and funding school construction, as well as a potential 40 additional programs that may become involved under certain conditions.... 02/28/2001
A Review of the Ohio School Facility Commission's Educational Facility Design Guidelines, Policies and Procedures. This document reviews the Ohio School Facilities Guidelines after three years of implementation. The Commission engaged CEFPI to conduct the evaluation and answer three questions: 1) Are Ohio's... 01/31/2002
A Study of School Facilities and Recommendations for the Abbott Districts. [New Jersey] The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) presents a study of facilities' needs for the Abbott School District's 28 educational facilities and provides recommendations concerning how... 12/31/1998
AB1402: Design-Build Projects Guidelines. 2002 Edition. [California] Assembly Bill (AB) 1402 authorized California's school districts to enter into design-build contracts for projects with design and construction costs exceeding $10 million. These guidelines are... 12/31/2001
Another First for California: State Adopts a Green Building Code. Lists the background and sources used by the California State and Consumer Services Agency in preparing to adopt the state's green building codes, the first enacted by a state. 12/31/2007
Arizona State School Facilities Board Minimum School Space Requirements. This document presents methods for determining minimum school space requirements for Arizona public school classrooms; libraries and media centers; cafeterias; auditoriums and other multiuse space;... 09/10/2000
Arkansas School Facility Manual. Includes policies and procedures; standards and guidelines including program requirements, space guidelines, and building systems; custodial and maintenance; furniture, fixtures, and equipment... 12/31/2007
Building Better Schools-Improving Buildings to Support Learning. Presents the Tasmanian Department of Educations priorities and procedures for building better schools. The project planning principles, application process, and project selection criteria are... 10/31/2007
Building Codes Illustrated for Elementary and Secondary Schools: A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code for Elementary and Secondary Schools. This illustrative guide presents the complex code issues inherent to designing schools in a clear, easily understandable format. It highlights major changes between the new international code and... 03/31/2007
Building, Expanding and Renovating Public Schools in Massachusetts. A Brief Owner's Guide to the Process. This paper describes general educational facility improvement planning principles and how factors peculiar to Massachusetts affect the planning process, including a description of the roles of the... 04/30/1999
California School Buildings 1960-1965. This publication is intended to help California school officials and planners create school buildings that provide environments needed for the operation of an outstanding program of public education... 12/31/1965
California School Facilities Planning: A Guide to Laws and Procedures for Funding, Siting, Design, and Construction. Discusses laws and regulations that govern planning, funding, siting, design, and construction of educational facilities in California. The book guides the reader chronologically through the stages... 06/30/2006
Capital Improvement Project Workshops. [Alaska] The Alaska Department of Education has developed a workshop addressing the application process for capital improvement funding from the state, e.g., who should apply, applicant eligibility and... 04/30/1998
Cehcklists and Step by Step Instructions: Funding, Building and Maintaining Schools in New Mexico. Provides step-by-step guidance, checklists, and forms to New Mexico school districts in taking advantage of state resources for school construction. The contents address the planning, funding,... 09/14/2009
Characterization of Guidance Documents for Creating High Performance Schools. Evaluates nine guidance documents that may be used by schools to create high performance facilities: The Poudre School District (CO), Sustainable Design Guidelines; the Collaborative for High... 01/31/2002
Charter School Facilities: A Resource Guide for Planning School Space and Understanding Building Codes. Assists with space and facility planning for charter schools, with particular attention to New Hampshire's charter school laws. The document outlines the work of the facility committee or team,... 12/31/2003

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