Whose School Buildings Are They, Anyway?

October 2012
Education Next;Fall2012, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p50
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the monopoly of school districts in financing, developing, and deploying public school buildings in the U.S. It relates the lack of legal claim of public charter schools to school buildings which are owned by traditional public school districts. Information is presented on the financing challenges facing charter schools for facility construction. It suggests some strategies for breaking the monopoly of school districts over public school facilities.


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