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Great Schools by Design - Great Schools by Design is a national initiative of the American Architectural Foundation that seeks to improve the quality of America's schools and the communities they serve by promoting collaboration, excellence and innovation in school design....

Healthy School Environments - This site operated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is designed to provide one-stop access to programs and resources available to help prevent and resolve environmental issues in schools. The site contains a resources page searchable by topic and geographic area....

New Buildings Institute - This nonprofit California corporation is dedicated to making buildings better for people and the environment by promoting energy efficiency through codes, standards and guidelines. The Institute works with national, regional, state and utility groups to promote the basic understanding of this strategy among policymakers. This site offers information on lighting, architecture and mechanics that is useful and applicable to school facilities....

Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) - ASBO International is a professional association, which provides programs and services to promote the highest standards of school business management practices, professional growth and the effective use of educational resources. School facility financing is one area of particular focus of the association. This site provides information on professional development, conferences, career opportunities and publications....

Center for Effective Learning Environments (CELE) - PEB, which has been continued by the CELE Exchange, is an international organization which promotes the exchange of ideas, information, research and experience in the field of education facilities. The main themes of its work are improving the quality of education buildings, managing the physical resources for education, and school reform's impact on education facilities. This site gives the reader a perspective on how foreign countries approach the issue of education facilities financing....

Council for Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) - The council is a professional association whose members are involved actively in planning, designing, building and equipping schools and colleges. This Web site contains issue papers on several different educational facilities issues -- including financing -- as well as information on conferences and membership....

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