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Data Definitions - The National Forum on Education Statistics (the Forum) released this guide on facilities information management for state and local education agencies. It is part of a collection ...

Housing in the Nation's Capital 2006 - In addition to providing an update on housing challenges facing the Washington region, 2006 Housing in the Nation's Capital report focuses on the intersections among public schools ...

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 ...

Myth and Reality: A Study of Excess Space in the District of Columbia Public High Schools. (Published 2002) - In conjunction with the Senior High Alliance of Parents, Principals, and Educators, 21CSF surveyed available space at two District high schools and compared this data with official ...

Planning for Quality Schools: Meeting the Needs of District Families - Phase One - Phase one of the Quality Schools Project provides a comprehensive profile of the supply of DC public primary and secondary schools and of the students attending these schools in th ...

Public School Capital Improvement Programs Basic Elements and Best Practices: Guidance for the District of Columbia (Published 1999) - The Scientex Corporation and The 21st Century School Fund were commissioned by the World Bank to conduct a review of the management of public school construction, locally and natio ...

Public School Capital Improvement Programs; Basic Elements and Best Practices: Guidance For The District of Columbia - At the request of the World Bank, The Scientex Corporation (Scientex) and The 21st Century School Fund(21st CSF) undertook a review of the current capital improvement programs and ...

Public School Facilities and Teaching: Washington, DC and Chicago - This study was designed to assess the effect of school facilities on teaching. A survey of Chicago and Washington, DC public school teachers was used: ē To identify what teachers ...

Quality Schools, Healthy Neighborhoods, and the Future of DC - The Office of the... ...

Repair for Success: An Analysis of the Need and Possibilities for a Federal Investment in PK-12 School Maintenance and Repair (Published 2009) - This report describes how a new national commitment to address the deferred maintenance and renewal of our nationís PK-12 public school buildings will improve our education system, ...

Replace or Modernize? The Future of the District of Columbia's Endangered Old and Historic Public Schools (Published 2001) - Addresses the community concern with the decision making process associated with the replacement or modernization of the District's public schools. It reviews past examples of the ...

School Based Health Care and the District of Columbia Safety Net (Published 2004) - This report provides the results of 21st Century School Fund research into the variety of health care services currently offered in the public schools in the District of Columbia, ...

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