In 2011, $12.2 billion worth of school construction was put in place. That's a lot of money, but put it in perspective. From 2000 through 2008, school construction averaged more than $20 billion annually. The demand for school space and improved facilities has not lessened - the number of children schools serve continues to rise - but, as a consequence of the 2008 recession, combined with the anti-tax sentiment it spawned, the money has dried up.
Do you agree that education facilities should be among the top three priorities of the federal infrastructure spending package?
View All Webcasts
View All White Papers
School Planning & Management's free email newsletter keeping you up-to-date and informed.