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Growth and Disparity: A Decade of U.S. Public School Construction

Mary Filardo, Jeff Vincent, Ping Sung & Travis Stein. Washington, DC: Building Educational Success Together (BEST)

This study documented the growth in K-12 school construction and renovation spending across the country between 1995 and 2005. Our analysis finds disparities in spending by student incomes, neighborhood incomes, and race.

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Public Schools as Public Infrastructure: Roles for Planning Researchers

Jeffrey M. Vincent
In Journal of Planning Education and Research 25(4): 433-437, 2006

Our nation's public schools are important elements of public social and physical infrastructure. The quality of cities depends on the quality of schools.