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Research (Modernization of HD Cooke, The Questions, Concerns, and Recommendations. (Published 2002))

A series of questions and answers looking at the biggest problems with the current design of HD Cooke Elementary School, making recommendations on how to improve the plans and best make use of the space. With an in-depth analysis of the schematic plans and education specifications, the paper examines issues ranging from student enrollment projections, parking, and environmental concerns. It will serve as a model for other communities to evaluate designs being prepared for their local schools and as a blueprint for action for the HD Cooke community.

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