Design -- State and Local Guidelines

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NY-CHPS Version 1.1. Presents the Collaborative for High Performance Schools' (CHPS) High Performance Schools Guidelines tailored to New York code requirements and the priorities of the New York State Education... 01/31/2007
NYC Green Schools Guide. Offers guidance for the sustainable design, construction, and operation of new schools, modernization projects, and school renovations. The Guide and Rating System will assure compliance with Local... 03/14/2007
Ohio Braces for Green Schools. Describes how Ohio is incorporating LEED standards into its official Ohio School Design Manual, with particular attention to meeting daylighting and construction cost challenges. 12/31/2007
Ohio School Design Manual. This manual presents guidance to facility designers, school administrators, staff, and students for the development of school facilities being constructed under Ohio's Classroom Facilities... 12/31/2000
Ohio School Facilities Commission 1998 Annual Report: Building Our Future. This manual seeks to ensure uniform, energy efficient, cost effective, easily maintainable, and technologically advanced educational facilities for Ohio's public schools. The manual provides a... 12/31/1998
Ohio School Facilities Commission 1999 Annual Report. This report assesses the funding, management oversight, and technical assistance provided by the Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC) to meet the construction and renovation needs of Ohio school... 12/31/1998
Ohio School Facilities Commission Resource Guide. This overview of the Ohio School Facilities Commission programs and operations describes the mission and history of the Commission, the roles of its members and staff, its funding, and its programs.... 12/31/2006
Ohio's Education Matters: 2000-2001 Poll. This telephone survey of Ohio adults was intended to gauge attitudes on a range of educational issues. Main findings were: (1) education is important, but its true value is not fully understood; (2)... 12/31/2000
Ohio's Education Matters: 2001-2002 Poll. This survey of Ohio adults was intended to gauge attitudes on a range of educational issues. Key findings included: (1) public schools get a grade of C+; (2) Ohioans underestimate the extent of the... 12/31/2001
Ohio's Education Matters: KnowledgeWorks Foundation 2004 Poll. Presents the fourth year of this poll which surveys Ohioans' opinions on educational adequacy in order to help form public policy. The survey revealed that Ohioans give the schools only an... 12/31/2003
Parent Participation, School Accountability & Rural Education: The Impact of KERA on Kentucky School Facilities Policy. Discusses forms of parent involvement and democratic empowerment partially restored in the state of Kentucky, and now engendered as a result of the Kentucky Educational Reform Act (KERA). The... 12/31/2002
Planning and Construction Manual [California]. This revised manual is a resource document for looking at facilities from the planning stage through construction and occupancy. It includes sections on advanced planning, school facilities funding,... 12/31/2000
Planning and Licensing a Child Day Care Center in Chicago. Guides the potential day care provider through the process of planning, programming, and designing a day care center, including Chicago licensing information. Steps in the process are presented as... 12/31/2003
Planning Delaware's School Needs: Issues of Location, Design, and Infrastructure. This report presents discussion from the 2000 Delaware Policy Forum held October 12, 2000, in Wyoming, Delaware. The goals of the forum were: (1) to provide an overview of the current process used to... 02/28/2001
Planning for Education: Space Guidelines for Planning Educational Facilities. [Oklahoma] The Oklahoma Department of Education has published this booklet providing guidelines for school planners and designers on the State requirements for space allocation in its K-12 public schools.... 12/31/1997
Planning for School Facilities Can Be Improved to Better Serve the Needs of All Students. Addresses accessibility and growth issues for Kentucky schools. The report examines relevant best practices, as well as useful examples of relevant facilities-related policies and procedures in... 10/11/2006
Planning Your School Building Project: Putting the Pieces Together. Offers extensive guidance in the school facilities planning and construction process, with particular reference to Ohio requirements. Individual large sections are arranged to follow the general... 12/31/2007
Preschool Facilities: Are States Providing Adequate Guidance? Reviews state mandates on preschool education, with special attention to the 31 states that have facility requirements. Ten references are included. 05/31/2010
Public School Construction Program. Administrative Procedures Guide. State of Maryland. Revised The State of Maryland has published this guide that provides State and local personnel, architects, and governmental officials with the method of operation and administration of the State's... 12/31/1998
Putting the Pieces Together: A Guide to Your Building Project, 2005-2006 Edition. Provides public school facilities planning and construction guidance for Ohio. The documents of the Guide are arranged to follow the general project timeline, with distinct sections for school... 12/31/2006
Recommendation of Standards for Educational Space for Public School Facilities. [Texas] This study provides space standards for selected academic areas in order to guide Texas officials in their funding allocations during school construction. The data indicate an absence of statistical... 04/30/1991
Recommended Policies for Public School Facilities, Section 1: Public School Facilities Planning Policies. Provides policy guidance and recommendations to officials and administrators at the state, local, and school district level to improve facilities planning in order to support and enhance the delivery... 04/30/2005
Recommended Policies for Public School Facilities, Section 2: Schools as Centers of Communities Policies. Provides policy guidance and recommendations to officials and administrators at the state, local, and school district level to improve the creation of schools as centers of community. The recommended... 04/30/2005
Recommended Policies for Public School Facilities, Section 3: Public School Facilities Management Policies. Provides policy guidance and recommendations to officials and administrators at the state, local, and school district level to improve school facilities management. The policy recommendations cover... 04/30/2005
Redevelopment Planning after Hurricane Katrina: Challenges Facing Education and School Facility Design. Outlines recovery goals and strategies for areas affected by Hurricane Katrina, emphasizing a multiregional plan that includes coordinated multicounty oversight of construction, creation of joint-use... 11/30/2005

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