Funding -- State and Local

Title Abstract Publication Date
California Educational Facilities Authority 2006 Annual Report. Highlights the Authority's activity for the 2006 calendar year. In total, the Authority approved seven applications and closed eight financings, issuing more than $402 million in debt. As a... 12/31/2006
California School Finance EdSource is a California non-profit organization founded in 1977 that provides analytical information about California school finance and other state-based education policy issues. This website...
California School Finance Authority Charter School Facilities Program Provides tax-exempt, low cost financing to California school districts to assist in the repair and construction of school facilities. CSFA also administers the $400 million Charter School Facilities...
California School Finance System: Facilities Funding. For the most part, funding for the construction and repair of California's school facilities is separate from funding for operations. The bulk of capital costs are paid for through public bonds... 12/31/2006
California's K-12 Educational Infrastructure Investments: Leveraging the State's Role for Quality School Facilities in Sustainable Communities Report takes a comprehensive look at the state of K-12 school facilities in California, focusing on state-level policies and funding patterns. The recommendations lay out a detailed framework that re... 06/30/2012
California's K-12 Public Schools: How Are They Doing? Documents the decline of California public schools in various areas since the 1970's. There has been substantial progress in meeting the state's facility needs in the last decade, largely... 12/31/2004
California's School Facilities Predicament. This report provides an overview of the difficulties that California faces in determining how much money to invest in school facilities. The text describes the dimensions of the school facility... 03/31/1998
Capital Budgeting Practices in Public Higher Education. Details research revealing that 90% of states do not require their public institutions of higher education to set aside general operating funds for facility renewal and replacement, 65% of states do... 12/31/2005
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
Capital Improvements. A series of articles discuss funded projects in the Chicago area. The School Reform Board is spending the bulk of its $2 billion in capital improvement dollars on the most basic, urgent projects, an... 10/31/1998
Capital Outlay and Exceptional Growth Programs Overview. [Georgia] The state of Georgia provides funds to assist local school systems in meeting their needs for public school facilities. This overview examines the implementation of Georgia's Capital Outlay and... 12/31/1997
Capital Preservation of School Buildings: Recommendations from a State in Disrepair Illinois currently permits districts to finance repairs and construction related to children's health, life, or safety through a modest backdoor referendum rate tied to property values. These... 03/31/1992
Capital Requirements Survey. [Colorado] Presents the results of a privately-funded survey of the superintendents and facilities managers of 178 Colorado school districts, with about 59% of the states student population represented in the... 03/31/2005
Cash-Poor, Bond-Rich. Reviews how the Los Angeles Community College District is in the midst of a bond-funded building boom, even while statewide budget cuts have dramatically reduced programs. 06/17/2009
CDE Capital Construction Program. Details processes and requirements for requesting project funds from various state and federal funding sources administered by the Colorado Department of Education. Six major programs are detailed,... 01/31/2005
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
Challenges for the New Governors. Dicusses continuing financial pressures on states and their school programs, with dropout rates increasing, but economic recovery and full funding still elusive. 10/31/2010
Checklists 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 accommodate the planning, funding,... 12/31/2007
Child-Centered School Funding. This report argues, using Arizona as an illustration, for a market-based school funding paradigm characterized by per-pupil allocations that follow each student to the school of their choice. The... 12/31/1997
City School District of Albany Facilities Plan. The Albany, New York, Board of Education has developed a facilities improvement plan for the Albany City Schools. This document provides detailed information about the plan, its process, vision,... 12/31/2000
Class Struggle. Explores the issue of school district financial needs and the construction of school facilities for low income areas. Discussions on state and federal aid are highlighted. Arizona's experience... 03/31/2000
Closing America's Infrastructure Gap: The Role of Public-Private Partnerships. Reports on the increase in public/private partnerships to fund infrastructure needs, describing the benefits and challenges of these mechanisms. For school construction, the typical models for... 12/31/2006
Collaborative High Schools. [Ohio] This paper discusses the formation of collaborative high schools in Ohio and presents several incentives that the state's General Assembly might offer to encourage their formation. A... 05/31/1999
Colorado Statewide Financial Assistance Priority Assessment FY 2009-2010. As a result of the Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) Act, the Public School Capital Construction Assistance Board (CCAB) conducted a Financial Assistance Priority Assessment of public school... 02/28/2010
Colorado's Crumbling Classrooms Presents the Donnell-Kay Foundation's assessment of Colorado school conditions, done in the absence of any statewide assessment. The backlog of maintenance, inability of some districts to fund... 12/31/2006