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Analyze Existing Conditions

Assessing Environmental Quality

The Relationship between Environmental Quality of School Facilities and Student Performance. A Congressional Briefing to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science

http://schoolstudio.engr.wisc.edu/energysmartschools.html

Indoor air quality

Guidance for Filtration and Air-Cleaning Systems to Protect Building Environments from Airborne Chemical, Biological, or Radiological Attacks

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2003-136/pdfs/2003-136.pdf

Causes of Indoor Air Quality Problems in Schools. Summary of Scientific Research. Revised Edition.

http://www.ornl.gov/ORNL/BTC/IAQ%20review-2nd%20ed2.pdf

Ventilation

Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings.

http://www.epa.gov/iaq/molds/index.html

Definitions of Problems to be Solved

Overcrowding

Overcrowding in Urban Schools

http://www.ericdigests.org/1996-1/overcrowding.htm

The State of Municipal Services in the 1990s: Crowding, Building

Conditions and Staffing in New York City Public Schools.

http://www.cbcny.org/bofed2.html

Noise

New Standards Should Help Children in Noisy Classrooms

http://www.educationworld.com/a_issues/issues073.shtml

Have You Heard? Noise Can Effect Learning!

http://www.education-world.com/a_curr/curr011.shtm

The Needs Assessment Process

A Demographic Projecting Wrinkle.
http://www.peterli.com/archive/spm/1052.shtm

Projecting Student Enrollments in Tough Economic Times.
http://www.peterli.com/spm/resources/articles/archive.php?article_id=1996

School Facilities Assessment
http://www.edfacilities.org/rl/facility_assessment.cfm

Capital Need Assessment Survey

http://www.cdb.state.il.us/forms/download/survey.pdf

Assessing the Need.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

When Enrollment Soars.
http://www.facilitiesnet.com/ms/article.asp?id=5438&keywords=schools,%20enrollment

Using a Student Yield Index in Planning for Student Growth.
http://asbointl.org/asbo/files/

Renovation and Historic Restoration

D.C. Public Schools Renovation Work.
http://web.archive.org/web/20070211052249

Extreme School Remodeling.
http://www.peterli.com/spm/resources/articles/archive.php?article_id=1669

Historic Neighborhood Schools Deliver 21st Century Education

http://www.edfacilities.org/pubs/historic.pdf

CHPS High Performance Schools Manual

http://www.edfacilities.org/rl/high_performance.cfm

Historic Schools: Renovation vs. Replacement & the Role of a Feasibility Study. http://www.nationaltrust.org/issues/schools/school_feasibility_study.pdf

Build New or Renovate School Facilities

Executive Summary for First Priority Projects (51-100 Years Old).

http://www.boarddocs.com/mabe/pgcps/Board.nsf/7f0976c2db2919ff8725732800681a69 /463f11f571d068ec8725746a007ad813/$FILE/3DI%20Executive%20Summary.pdf

Executive Summary for Second Priority Projects (31-50 Years Old).

http://www.boarddocs.com/mabe/pgcps/Board.nsf

Executive Summary for Third Priority Projects (16-30 Years Old).

http://www.boarddocs.com/mabe/pgcps/Board.nsf

Renovate or Build New?
http://osfc.ohio.gov/Portals/0/PDFs/pub_Renovate.pdf

Educate Yourself About Preservation: Preserving Pennsylvania’s Historic School Buildings
http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bhp/schools.asp

Renovate or Replace: The Case for Restoring and Reusing Older School Buildings.
http://www.saveourlandsaveourtowns.org/pdfs/RenovateorReplace/RoRMASTER.pdf

New Wine in Old Bottles. State of the Art Planning Concepts in Old Buildings. [PowerPoint Presentation]
http://www.dejonginc.com/FINALwithTEAMDESIGNS_NewWineOldBottles_050930_fml.ppt

Schools for the Future. Transforming Schools: An Inspirational Guide to Remodelling Secondary Schools.
http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/docbank/index.cfm?id=7991

Hard Lessons: Causes and Consequences of Michigan's School Construction Boom.
http://www.mlui.org/downloads/hardlessons.pdf

Historic Neighborhood Schools Deliver 21st Century Educations.
http://www.edfacilities.org/pubs/historic.pdf

State Policies and School Facilities: How States Can Support or Undermine Neighborhood Schools and Community Preservation.
http://www.preservationnation.org/issues/historic-schools

Historic Schools Technical Assistance Consortium. Final Report.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Why Johnny Can't Walk to School: Historic Neighborhood Schools in the Age of Sprawl.
http://www.preservationnation.org/issues/historic-schools

Historic Neighborhood Schools: Success Stories. Issues and Initiatives.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Historic Schools: Renovation vs. Replacement & the Role of a Feasibility Study.
http://www.preservationnation.org/issues/historic-schools

Reconstructing School Renovation: A Study of the Renovation of Johnson-Williams Middle School, Berryville, Virginia. Building Blocks to Better Learning Series, Volume Six.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Modernization Study and Report Natick High School [Massachusetts].
http://natickhighschool.net/report/

Replace or Modernize? The Future of the District of Columbia's Endangered Old and Historic Public Schools.
http://www.21csf.org/csf-home/publications/pubs.asp#replace

Assessing the Fit Between Educational Programs and Older Buildings
http://schoolstudio.engr.wisc.edu/assessfit.html

Preserving Heritage While Restoring and Improving Facilities: A Rural Community's Experience.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Maintaining Respect for the Past and Flexibility for the Future: Additions and Renovations as an Integrated Sequence.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Renovating Older Schools: Reusing Older Schools.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Renovating Early and Middle 20th Century Schools [Conference] (St. Louis, Missouri, June 24-26, 1999).
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Options for Improving Rural School Facilities.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Rural Schools Facilities: Additions & Renovations As an Integrated Sequence
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Feasibility and Cost Analysis Forms. North Carolina Public Schools
http://www.schoolclearinghouse.org/pubs/costfeas.pdf

What Difference Do Local Schools Make? A Literature Review and Bibliography.
http://web.archive.org/web/20060110014421

Revitalization of School Facilities.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery/

The Politics of School Board-Community Interaction: A Case Study of a High School Construction Project.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery/

Restore, Renovate, or Rebuild?
http://www.peterli.com/spm/resources/articles/archive.php?article_id=2152

Making the Old New Again.
http://www.peterli.com/spm/resources/articles/archive.php?article_id=2028

Renovation vs. New Build.
http://www.peterli.com/spm/resources/articles/archive.php?article_id=1702

Second Chances.
http://asumag.com/Construction/planning/university_second_chances/

Cinderella Stories: Adaptive Reuse of Older Buildings.
http://www.appa.org/files/FMArticles/FM%20Jul-Aug%2007%20-%20Brinkman-Miller%20Feature.pdf

Trash or Treasure.
http://asumag.com/Furniture/university_trash_treasure/

Planning for School Facilities. School Board Decision Making and Local Coordination in Michigan.
http://jpe.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/26/4/478

Should You Renovate or Build New?
http://www.peterli.com/archive/spm/1315.shtm

Steps to Success.
http://www.schoolconstructionnews.com/ME2/Audiences

The Big Fix.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_big_fix/

New Life.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_new_life/

School Choice: Build New or Not
http://www.facilitiesnet.com/bom/article.asp?id=2639

Renovation vs. New Construction.
http://www.peterli.com/archive/spm/714.shtm

Equity: Keeping the Core Community Happy.
http://web.archive.org/web/20060218140405/

A Final Determination.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_final_determination/

Surviving Closings and Consolidations.
http://www.aasa.org/publications/saarticledetail.cfm?ItemNumber=1776

Rebirth.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_rebirth/

By Design.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_design/

This Old Campus
http://www.universitybusiness.com/page.cfm?p=47

Old Buildings, New Life.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_old_buildings_new/

Blending Old and New.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_blending_old_new/

Closing Doors.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_closing_doors/

To Renovate or Build?
http://www.peterli.com/archive/cpm/116.shtm

Hidden Opportunities.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_hidden_opportunities/

Historic Neighborhood Schools Success Stories
http://www.preservationnation.org/issues/historic-schools

Capital Improvement Programs

Kentucky Department of Education 2009 District & Building Assessments.
http://www.education.ky.gov/KDE/Administrative+Resources

Building Minds, Minding Buildings: School Infrastructure Funding Need, A State-by- State Assessment and an Analysis of Recent Court Cases.
http://www.aft.org/topics/building-conditions/downloads/BMMB_Funding.pdf

Smart Schools, Smart Growth.
http://gse.berkeley.edu/research/pace/reports/WP.09-1.pdf

Proposed November 4, 2008, Bond Resolution.
http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/lausd/board/secretary/7-31-082008BondPackage%20.pdf

Economic Impacts of Planned School Construction Projects in New Jersey.
http://www.heldrich.rutgers.edu/uploadedFiles/Publications

Linking School Construction Investments to Equity, Smart Growth, and Healthy Communities.
http://citiesandschools.berkeley.edu/reports

An Overview of the State School Facility Programs.
http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/opsc/Publications/Other/SFP_Info.pdf

Growing Pains: Reforming Department of Education Capital Planning to Keep Pace with New York City's Residential Construction.
http://www.comptroller.nyc.gov/bureaus/opm/reports/05-09-08_growing_pains.pdf

School Facility Program Handbook: A Guide to Assist with Applying for and Obtaining Grant Funds.
http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/opsc/Publications/Handbooks/SFP_Hdbk.pdf

Final Report: New School Construction Grant Adequacy Study.
http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/opsc/SAB_Agenda_Items

Alaska Department of Education and Early Development Capital Projects Priority Lists.
http://www.eed.state.ak.us/Facilities/FacilitiesPL.html

Construction and Modernization: Information to Assist School Districts in Addressing Construction and Modernization Needs.
http://www.smcoe.k12.ca.us/Projects/8/construction.pdf

Building Better Schools-Improving Buildings to Support Learning.
http://www.education.tas.gov.au/dept/infrastructureprojects/cip

Williams v. California: The Statewide Impact of Two Years of Implementation.
http://www.decentschools.org/settlement/WilliamsReportWeb2007.pdf

Revenues and Expenditures by Public School Districts: School Year 2004-05.
http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2007355

Palo Alto Unified School District Facility Master Plan.
http://pausd.org/community/about/news/downloads/FacilitiesMasterPlan.pdf

A Year of Reform and Rededication: New Jersey Schools Construction Corporation 2006 Annual Report.
http://www.njsda.gov/RP/reports/2006AnnualReport.pdf

Better Buildings Better Design Better Education.
http://publications.teachernet.gov.uk/eOrderingDownload/10yrs%20investment.pdf

Regulations Relating to the Leroy F. Greene School Facilities Act of 1998: (School Facility Program)
http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/opsc/Regulations/SFP_Regs.pdf

School Building Construction and Inspection Resource Manual. [Utah]
http://www.schools.utah.gov/finance/facilities/manual/planning.htm

Ten Year Facilities Plan. [Idaho]
http://www.sde.idaho.gov/Facilities/default.asp

Current and Future Facilities Needs of Texas Public School Districts.
http://www.window.state.tx.us/specialrpt/facilities2006/facilities2006.pdf

Growth and Disparity: A Decade of U.S. Public School Construction.
http://www.edfacilities.org/pubs/GrowthandDisparity.pdf

2005 Indiana School Construction Annual Report.
http://www.in.gov/dlgf/files/2005_School_Construction_Report.pdf

Dekalb County School System SPLOST II Forensic Program Review: Preminary Report of Findings and Recommendations.
http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/files/SPLOST.Letter.and.Audit.pdf

East Haddam Public School Long Range Facilities Plan.
http://www.easthaddamschools.org/plans/lngrange/long.pdf

2006 South Carolina School Facilities Planning and Construction Guide.
http://www.myscschools.com/offices/sf/documents/2006GuideBook.pdf

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Five-Year Capital Plan Fiscal Years 2006-2010.
http://facilities.dadeschools.net/capital/index.asp

Proposition MM: Repairing our Neighborhood Schools. [San Diego, California]
http://sandi.net/propmm/

State Allocation Board, Office of Public School Construction, Annual Report 2005-2006.
http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/opsc/Publications/AnnualReports/AR_2005-06.pdf

The Ohio School Facilities Commission 2005 Annual Report.
http://osfc.ohio.gov/Library/Publications/tabid/79/Default.aspx

The Williams v. California Settlement: The First Year of Implementation.
http://www.aclu-sc.org/attach/w/williams_first_year_report.pdf

Building for the Future: The School Enrollment Boom in North Carolina.
http://www.johnlocke.org/acrobat/policyReports/stoops.pdf

Capital Needs Assessment Survey.
http://www.cdb.state.il.us/forms/download/survey.pdf

Creation of a System-Wide Commissioning Program for a Public School District.
http://resources.cacx.org/library/holdings/191.pdf

How Communities Can Use Research To Hold School Systems Accountable.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

The Economic Impact of Implementing the Cincinnati Public Schools' Facilities Master Plan on Greater Cincinnati.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Transforming Our Schools, Building for Student Success: San Lorenzo Unified School District.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Planning Effective Leadership for Facility Development (for Small and Medium Size Districts).
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Building Our Future: The Ohio School Facilities Commission FY 2000 Annual Report.
http://osfc.ohio.gov/Library/Publications/tabid/79/Default.aspx

Guidebook to the School Facility Program. [California]
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

State Allocation Board, Office of Public School Construction, Annual Report 1999-2000,
http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/opsc/Publications/AnnualReports/AR_1999-00.pdf

Equality and Liberty in State Policy for the Funding of School Capital Expenditures.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

The Newark Public Schools Five-Year Facilities Management Plan. Summary Report.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Evaluation and Improvement of the Functions and Operations of the DPS FMCI Service Center. Final Report.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Montgomery County Public Schools Policies: Section F: Facilities Development. [Maryland]
http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/departments/policy/sect-f.shtm

Public School Capital Improvement Programs Basic Elements and Best Practices: Guidance for the District of Columbia.
http://www.21csf.org/csf-home/publications/publicschools

Chicago Public Schools Five Year Capital Improvement Program Fiscal Years 2000 - 2004
http://web.archive.org/web/20080101065904

Building, Expanding and Renovating Public Schools in Massachusetts. A Brief Owner's Guide to the Process.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

State Building Aid for Public School Districts and BOCES. [New York]
http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/facplan/publicat/bldgaid.pdf

North Dakota's School Construction Approval Process and School Construction Loan Approval Process Reference Guide.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Wake County Public School System Design Guidelines [North Carolina].
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

D.C. Public Schools Renovation Work.
http://web.archive.org/web/20070211052249

Ohio School Facilities Commission 1998 Annual Report: Building Our Future.
http://osfc.ohio.gov/Library/Publications/tabid/79/Default.aspx

Ohio School Facilities Commission 1999 Annual Report.
http://osfc.ohio.gov/Library/Publications/tabid/79/Default.aspx

Optimizing Value and Avoiding Problems in Building Schools.
http://www.3di.com/toolbox/OptValue.pdf

School Construction Assistance Programs.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

What is Facilities Program Management?
http://www.nsba.org/sbot/toolkit/Facilities.html

Handbook on Planning School Facilities. [West Virginia]
http://wvde.state.wv.us/policies/p6200.pdf

School Construction Technical Assistance Manual. [Delaware]
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Capital Improvement Project Workshops. [Alaska]
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Asset Management Plan: 1998-2003. Jefferson County School District, No. R-1.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Capital Outlay and Exceptional Growth Programs Overview. [Georgia]
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

From the Ground Up: A Handbook for Organizing for Capital Improvements to Your Public Schools.
http://www.ncbg.org/documents/groundup.pdf

Letter of Intent Forms.
http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/facplan/forms/letter_of_intent_forms.html

Planning for Education: Space Guidelines for Planning Educational Facilities. [Oklahoma]
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

District of Columbia Goals 2000: Rebuilding Public School Facilities to 21st Century Standards. Interim Report Goals 2000 Panel. Revised May 7, 1997.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Lessons Learned From Recently Opened High Schools: A Study of Process and Outcomes.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Building Clean. The Control of Crime, Corruption, and Racketeering in the Public Construction Markets of New York City. A Preliminary Assessment of Efforts Made by the Office of the Inspector General, New York City School Construction Authority.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

The Decision Making Roles and Processes of Texas Superintendents in Educational Facility Planning.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

The Kentucky School Facilities Planning Manual. 702 KAR 1:001. Revised.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery

Recommendation of Standards for Educational Space for Public School Facilities. [Texas]
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery/

Guide for Planning Educational Facilities.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/23/fb/e6.pdf

San Diego's Capital Planning Process.
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/5/50/42169369.pdf

Campania Region's Educational Quality Facilities Project.
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/5/18/42168897.pdf

Stimulus for Schools.
http://www.facilitiesnet.com/facilitiesmanagement/article/Bonds-Help-K12-Facilities-Ad dress-Growing-Enrollment--10375

Head of the Class.
http://www.facilitiesnet.com/ms/article.asp?id=9389

L.A.'s Learning Curve.
http://www.architectmagazine.com/industry-news.asp?sectionID=1006&articleID=685631

Modernizing Portugal's Secondary Schools.
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/26/21/40049157.pdf

Up from the Ruins: State and District Leaders Are Fighting to Rebuild and Repair New Orleans Schools.
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2007/10/03/06nolafacilities.h27.html

The Challenges Faced by Fast-Growing School Districts.
http://www.peterli.com/archive/spm/1547.shtm

Managing the K-12 Portfolio.
http://www.bdcnetwork.com/article/CA6450443.html

L.A. Facilities Chief Brings Military Ethic To Massive Operation
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2005/02/02/21mcconnell.h24.html

Building Schools for the Future in the United Kingdom.
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/6/35/34936543.pdf

Implementing the Capital Plan.
http://www.appa.org/files/FMArticles/FM050603Implementing.pdf

Districtwide Designs.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_districtwide_designs/

A Bold Plan.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_bold_plan/

Fixing It Right.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_fixing_right/

Building a New Campus: From Mediocrity to Magnificence.
http://www.peterli.com/archive/cpm/75.shtm

Evaluating the Planning, Design, and Construction Department: The Capital Programs Management Audit.
http://www.appa.org/FacilitiesManager/

Easing the Pain.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_easing_pain/

Avoiding Project Creep.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_avoiding_project_creep/

On the Right Track.
http://asumag.com/mag/university_right_track/

School Facilities Master Plan for Orleans Parish
http://www.sfmpop.org/home/

Wake County Public School System Plan 2004.
http://www.wcpss.net/plan-2004/

Educational Facilities Planning -- Overview
http://www.edfacilities.org/rl/edfacilities_planningII.cfm

School Facilities Master Planning
http://www.edfacilities.org/rl/masterplan.cfm

Site Selection for Schools
http://www.edfacilities.org/rl/site_selection.cfm

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