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Planning and Managing School Facilities

ISBN-10: 0275932796

ISBN-13: 9780275932794

Edition: 1989

Authors: Theodore J. Kowalski

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Nearly half of the nation's school buildings need to be renovated or replaced. This book provides a knowledge base for administrators to plan and manage construction projects, and addresses specific planning tasks including public opinion polling, enrollment projections, financial planning, selecting architects and other professionals, and managing facilities once they are operational.
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Book details

List price: $62.50
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 225
Language: English

Preface
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Importance of School Facilities
Evolution of School Facilities
Factors Affecting the Size and Design of School Buildings
Why Study School Facility Planning and Management?
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Contemporary Issues
Current Condition of America's Public Schools
Current Climate of Facility Decisions
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Systems Perspective for Defining Adequacy
Importance of Adequacy
Systems Theory
Inputs for Facility Systems Analysis
Throughputs for Facility Systems Analysis
Outputs for Facility Systems Analysis
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Determining Needs and Initiating Planning
Factors Affecting Facility Needs
Demographic Changes
School Restructuring
Technology
Condition of Existing Buildings
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Planning Models
Planning Attributes
Popular Planning Paradigms
Comparing Planning Paradigms
Criteria for Planning and Outcomes
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Needs Assessment and Planning Studies
Needs and Needs Assessment
District Master Plans
Focused Planning Studies
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Public Opinion in Facility Planning
Polling Options
Opinion Polling Decisions
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Completing a Facility Project
Professional Assistance
Architects
Construction Management
Other Professional Services
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Designing and Constructing Buildings
Pre-Construction Tasks
Tasks During Construction
Post-Construction Tasks
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Programs and School Buildings
Forces Affecting Public Education and School Buildings
Elementary Schools
Secondary Schools
Estimating Classroom Requirements
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Focused Issues
Demographic Projections
General Population Trends
School Enrollment
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Working with Agencies
Agencies Involved in School Facility Planning
Working with Agencies
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Decisions for Existing Buildings
Improvement Decisions
Expansion Decisions
Alternative Use and Disposal Decisions
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Financing Facility Projects
Historical Perspectives
Funding Sources
Funding Strategies
Other Management Responsibilities
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Maintaining School Facilities
Maintenance Services
Custodial Services
Outsourcing Options
Principal's Management Responsibilities
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Pervasive Maintenance Concerns
Indoor Air-Quality Problems
Energy Conservation
Roof Maintenance
Controlling Vandalism
Playground Safety
Chapter Summary
Issues for Discussion
Glossary
Author Index
Subject Index