Planning Guide for Maintaining School Facilities This Guide was prepared by members of the National Forum on Education Statistics to help school facilities managers plan for efficient and effective operations. It provides practical advice on a range of topics, including how to do a facilities audit to know what you have, planning for maintenance that will ensure smooth operations and avoid costly surprises, managing staff and contractors, and evaluating maintenance efforts.
Growth and Disparity: A Decade of US Public School Construction PDF-[641KB] This publication analyzes who has benefited from public school construction.
Report From the National Summit on School Design This report is intended to help communities make better decisions about the approximately $30 billion spent annually on building and renovating school facilities in the United States. This new resource for community leaders, educators and designers provides eight recommendations to help create schools that encourage student achievement and stronger communities.
Green Schools: Attributes for Health and Learning This publication reviews, assesses, and synthesizes reports on green schools. The reports it examines includes those that examine the relationship between school buildings and both the health and performance of students.