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Facilities

GOVERNOR'S WORK GROUP PROPOSES SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION REFORMS FAILS TO RECOMMEND NEW FUNDING TO RESTART STALLED PROJECTS

Published on: March 16, 2006

Governor Jon Corzine’s Work Group on School Construction released an initial report on March 15th, as required by Executive Order No. 3.

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NEW COALITION TO FIGHT FOR SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION FUNDS

Published on: March 8, 2006

A new, broad-based coalition has been formed to advocate for restarting the State school construction program throughout New Jersey.

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ELC CALLS ON LEGISLATURE TO FUND URGENTLY NEEDED SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Published on: February 16, 2006

Education Law Center is calling on the NJ Legislature and Governor Jon Corzine to act quickly to approve funding to restart work on over 96 stalled school construction projects in urban communities, and to provide the state share of another 35 projects in suburban districts.

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HOW TO FIX SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION

Published on: February 15, 2006

More than a year ago, the state Schools Construction Corp. announced it had used up $8.6 billion to renovate and build public schools, leaving hundreds of planned projects in limbo.

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CORZINE ORDERS REVIEW AND REFORM OF SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION

Published on: February 8, 2006

By Executive Order, Governor Jon Corzine has ordered a top-to-bottom review of New Jersey’s school construction program, and has appointed a Special Counsel and working group to recommend reforms to the program.

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STATE SHUTS COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL PROVIDERS OUT OF FACILITIES FUNDING

Published on: September 14, 2004

State officials must move quickly to ensure that tens of thousands of children attending preschools operated by non-profit, community providers are housed in safe, appropriate classrooms, according to a report released by ELC and the Association for Children of New Jersey.

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ELC/NJIT UNDERTAKE JOINT PROJECT FOR SCHOOL FACILITIES LONG RANGE PLANNING

Published on: August 17, 2004

ELC and the Center for Architecture and Building Science Research at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) have unveiled a proposed framework for Abbott districts to begin the second round (2005-2010) of school facilities planning.

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SCHOOL PRINCIPALS CALL FOR FACILITIES TO MEET CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS

Published on: May 10, 2004

New Jersey’s school principals find that their school buildings come up short in meeting specific curricula needs, such as science, music/art, physical and special education, preschool and after-school activities, and community access.

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