Saving America's School Infrastructure

Edited by:
Faith E. Crampton, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
David C. Thompson, Kansas State University

A volume in the series: Research in Education Fiscal Policy and Practice. Editor(s): Kieran M. Killeen, University of Vermont. Thomas Downes, Tufts University.

Published 2003

Foreword, Senator Edward M. Kennedy. PART I. OVERVIEW and SCOPE of the PROBLEM. Unmet School Infrastructure Funding Need as a Critical Educational Capacity Issue: Setting the Context, Faith E. Crampton. Financing School Infrastructure Needs: An Overview Across the 50 States, Catherine C. Sielke. Canadian Approaches to the Financing of School Infrastructure, Vivian J. Hajnal. Financing Capital Facilities in Higher Education, Mary McKeown-Moak. PART II. CURRENT CHALLENGES to FUNDING of SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE. Capital Needs and Spending in Urban Public School Systems: Policies, Problems, and Promises, James G. Cibulka and Bruce S. Cooper. Funding School Infrastructure in Rural America, Jeffrey Maiden. Infrastructure Funding Considerations and Students with Disabilities, William T. Hartman. School Finance Litigation: One Strategy to Address Inequities in School Infrastructure Funding, David C. Thompson and Faith E. Crampton. Funding Technology versus Bricks and Mortar: Can We Have It All? Faith E. Crampton, Janis M. Hagey and Kathleen C. Westbrook. Should Principals Be Involved in School Renovations? Brian O. Brent and Marie Cianca. PART III. THE FUTURE of SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING. Striking a Balance in School Infrastructure Funding, David C. Thompson. About the Editors. About the Contributors. Index.