Funding -- Federal

Title Abstract Publication Date
$59.4 Million In Recovery Act Funding Available For Elementary And Secondary School Construction Projects At Federal Impact Aid Communities. The Department of Education announced the availability of $59.4 million in grants under the Impact Aid Discretionary Construction Program funding for public elementary and secondary school facilities... 09/08/2009
2010 Allocations to States of Volume Cap for Qualified School Construction Bonds This shows how the $11 billion of allocation authority to issue qualified school construction bonds for 2010 will be divided up among states and large local educational agencies. Under the... 03/16/2010
21st-Century Schools: School Modernization and Healthy Design. This issue brief summarizes the American Institute of Architects' position that a proper built environment is vital to the health and safety of children and their ability to learn. The AIA... 01/31/2005
A Look Ahead: Trends 2012 Experts make projections concerning the education system for the year 2012 in the areas of technology, energy, state and local politics, safety and security, and federal issues. 12/31/2011
A Study of Schools Serving Military Families in the U.S.: Education Quality, Federal Administration, and Funding. Describes a study of two federally funded programs that provide for the elementary and secondary education of military dependents who live in the United States. One program, the Department of Defense... 09/30/1997
A Wish List for the New Administration. Six school facilities experts reflect on possibilites for school facilities improvement from the Obama administration, and on the proposed federal stimulus package. Anticipated improvements include... 12/31/2008
ABC's of School Funding. [Qualified Public Education Facility Bonds] Qualified Public Education Facility Bonds (QPEFs) are a potential funding mechanism for both charters and public schools. QPEFs are a type of exempt facility bond created under section 422 of the... 12/31/2002
Aid for Facilities. Reviews potential sources of school facilities improvement funds in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. School facilities needs will have to compete with a variety of other interests... 05/31/2009
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA): Growth Opportunities for Community Schools. Advises community school advocates on making their case for receiving funding from the Act. While no funding is specifically targeted to school construction, community schools might be eligible for... 12/31/2008
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. CFDA 84.404 Impact Aid Construction Formula Grants, Recovery Act. Details of appropriation of $39.6 million to 179 grantees for impact aid construction. The exact award amounts to specific states and school districts is listed. 04/14/2009
ARRA Funds Empower Schools to Power Down. Describes the use of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds in several states to improve school facilities. Kentucky's hiring of 36 energy managers, solar energy projects in Idaho,... 10/31/2010
BIA and DOD Schools: Student Achievement and Other Characteristics Often Differ from Public Schools. Report to Congressional Requesters. The federal government has direct responsibility for the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) school systems. This report provides information on student academic... 08/31/2001
BIA School Construction. Hearing Before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, 105th Congress, Second Session on The Current Condition of BIA Schools. The Committee on Indian Affairs of the United States Senate sought testimony regarding the current condition of Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) schools; reviewed the BIA selection process for building... 06/09/1998
Bill Allows Construction Bonds for Indian Schools A bill that would authorize Indian tribes to issue school construction bonds has a good chance of passing in 2004. [Free subscriber registration is required.] 09/28/2004
Build America Bonds and Direct Payment Subsidy Implementation. This notice provides guidance on Build America Bonds under section 54AA of the Internal Revenue Code. It includes guidance on eligible types of projects and financings, initial implementation of the... 04/19/2009
Build America Bonds Issues Includes sale date, issue, amount, ratings, and call provision of Build America Bonds issued in 2010. School districts, colleges, univerities, and community colleges are identified. The list is... 03/31/2011
Building a Third Way on School Construction. Getting Past a Broken-Down Debate to Fix Broken-Down Schools. This policy report reviews the history of the six-year debate over the federal role in school construction that continues to be centered on the details for various tax credit proposals, including... 10/31/2002
Bureau of Indian Affairs Schools: Expenditures in Selected Schools Are Comparable to Similar Public Schools, but Data Are Insufficient to Judge Adequacy of Funding and Formulas. Reports that the Dept. of Interior, which administers Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Schools, does not collect and therefore has little data on which to base its school budgets. The researchers... 08/31/2003
Charter Schools: Federal Funding Available but Barriers Exist. Report to Congressional Requesters. This report examines how selected states allocate Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funds to charter and other public schools and... 12/31/1997
Charter Schools: Limited Access to Facility Financing. This report determines the degree to which charter schools have access to traditional public school facility financing, and whether alternative sources of facility financing are available to charter... 08/31/2000
Charter Schools: Recent Experiences in Accessing Federal Funds. Statement of Cornelia M. Blanchette, Associate Director, Education and Employment Issues. This report presents a study of charter schools' use of startup grants and grants under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act... 12/31/1997
Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Indirect Cost Guidance. The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance describing the Federal requirements State agencies and school food authorities must comply with in the National School Lunch Program and School... 07/06/2011
Class Struggle. Explores the issue of school district financial needs and the construction of school facilities for low income areas. Discussions on state and federal aid are highlighted. Arizona's experience... 03/31/2000
Construction Poses Extra Burden For Impact-Aid Schools. Many districts nationally have problems finding funding to build and renovate their facilities. But school construction puts impact-aid districts--particularly those with high numbers of students... 06/01/1999
Cost Concerns, Economic Anxieties Put Construction on Shaky Ground. This article reports that years of rising fuel and materials costs, compounded by current budget shortfalls and uncertainty about the marketability of construction bonds, have made school facilities... 12/31/2008