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These publications are all published by BEST partners. For a clearinghouse of information on K-12 school facilities, go to BEST partner National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities's website at www.edfacilities.org.
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2017

Test Testimony
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2016

Infographic - State of Our Schools: America's K-12 Facilities 2016
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State of our Schools: America's K-12 Facilities 2016
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2015

Now and for the Future: Adequate and Equitable K-12 Facilities in Wyoming

Document Type: report
Published By: Wyoming School Facilities Department

This white paper provides the conclusion of the 21st Century School Fund and JFW, Inc. inquiry into and analysis of Wyoming's current programs for managing and funding its K-12 public school facilities. The Wyoming School Facilities Department engaged 21CSF and JFW, Inc. to provide an independent analysis of the state's current building portfolio database; professional opinions on facility management best practices for the preservation of Wyoming school buildings in the areas of facility operations, routine maintenance, major maintenance, and capital renewal; and information about pertinent practices of other states.

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2014

Reversing the Cycle of Deterioration in the Nation's Public School Buildings
Published By: Council of the Great City Schools
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