Funding -- State and Local

Title Abstract Publication Date
Facilities Funds/Facilities Assistance. Summarizes facilities funding and assistance offered by the 40 states that have enacted charter school laws. Each summary includes types of school district property that a charter school may occupy... 12/31/2005
Facilities Task Force. [Los Angeles, California] The Los Angeles Public School District is experiencing considerable overcrowding and deterioration of its public schools without adequate funding or planning to build new ones. This document presents... 04/30/1999
Facing Challenges. Examines how the Dallas Independent School District (Texas) has been successful in passing new bond issues for school construction and renovation. The school district's strategic methodology is... 11/30/1998
Fair and Adequate Funding for School Facilities The nation's schools are facing multiple problems regarding facilities and capital outlay needs for new buildings, additions, and renovations to support technology and instructional... 12/31/1997
Federal Funds Information for States The federal budget provides nearly 30% of state revenue, making it the largest single source of funds for many states. FFIS analysts help states manage their federal funds by providing timely...
Federal Spending on PK-12 School Facilities. Describes federal grant, tax, and finance programs dedicated to school construction, as well as grant, tax, and finance programs whose funds may be used for school construction. Each program is... 10/31/2010
Final Report--Audit of Department of General Services, Office of Public School Construction's Proposition 1D Bond Funds Reports that the California School Facility Program's (SFP) formal appeals process is not followed when awarding bond funds. This may result in inequitable distribution of bond funds. For the... 06/13/2011
Finance Snapshots. Summarizes the school funding systems of all fifty states, citing unusual system configurations and litigation that has affected allocations. 01/05/2005
Financing Bricks and Mortar: State Building Aid and School District Response. Uses the New York State Building Aid program as an example to examine quality inequities in school facilities where state construction aid is available. Compares New York's program to those from... 12/31/2002
Financing Community Schools: Leveraging Resources to Support Student Success. Details five findings from a study of community schools. These are: 1) Community schools use the bulk of their resources to directly assist schools in meeting their core instructional mission, while... 10/31/2010
Financing Education in the Twenty-first Century: What State Legislative Trends of the 1990s Portend. Reviews 1999 school finance legislation, analyzes 1994-99 state education finance activity, and discusses established and emergent trends in funding for school infrastructure, educational technology... 06/30/2001
Financing Excellence in the District of Columbia Public Schools. Reports on excess capacity in the District of Columbia Public Schools, with the District having 459 students per building, compared to 682 in 45 other urban school systems studied. That difference... 12/31/2004
Financing Facilities in Rural School Districts This paper addresses how rural school facilities are financed. It provides an overview of school facilities funding in the United States as summarized by the literature, a mini study of school... 05/01/1998
Financing Facilities. Who Pays for School Construction, and How Much? Recent Litigation is Likely to Alter the Landscape of Construction Funding. Reviews several issues having implications for the future nature and funding of school construction, including recent state educational adequacy and equity litigation, smaller class sizes, full-day... 09/30/2002
Financing Michigan's Public Schools: Requirements, Issues, and Options. Reports on school infrastructure needs in Michigan, discusses financing problems in low-wealth districts, and presents a comparative table of school infrastructure funding programs in all 50 states. 01/07/2003
Financing New School Construction and Modernization: Evidence from California. Examines the level and distribution of school facilities spending in California. While spending on school facilities has increased in the past decade, California's per capita spending is still... 05/31/2001
Financing of Construction and Major Maintenance of Public School Facilities. [Alaska] The state of Alaska has authorized an educational funding plan that should provide a long-term, stable source of funding for statewide school construction and major maintenance projects. The details... 12/31/1997
Financing Public School Facilities in Texas: A Case Study. A case study is presented of a Texas educational facilities program that was developed to provide long-term state assistance to school districts for the construction or renovation of these facilities... 09/30/1999
Financing School Construction. [New York] The successful completion of a school construction project is the end result of careful and thoughtful planning. No school construction project would be complete without a financial plan being... 12/31/1989
Financing School Facilities in California. Reviews California's system of school facility finance. Along with describing that system, it examines the state's investment over time and provides an analysis of the relationship between... 02/28/2007
Financing School Facilities. The purpose of this paper is to provide information regarding the financing of Georgia school facilities in the past, the current method of financing needed school facilities, and possible... 11/27/2000
Financing School Facilities. This report is the result of research investigating school facility issues, assessing the scope of the problem, and making recommendations to the membership of the Association of School Business... 11/30/2002
Financing Schools. Articles in this publication look at the educational and financial issues facing states today, including the link between school funding and student outcomes; the distribution of funding for schools... 12/31/1996
Financing Solutions for Fiscal Stress: Public-Private Partnerships. Discusses public-private partnerships in university construction, including Virginia's Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002, and tax-exempt leasing. 08/31/2002
Financing the School Plant. [California] Thirteen methods of financing school buildings in California are described. A brief introduction reviews recent changes in California school financing, following passage of Proposition 13, and... 09/25/1982