National School Boards Association

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    March 6, 2014   BY  

    More than half of the nation’s public school facilities are in desperate need of repairs or modernization, according to a new survey released Thursday.

    On average, school building were at least 44 years old and the renovations would cost roughly $197 billion to improve those schools, researchers from the National Center for Education Statistics said. Continue reading