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Facilities

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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ABBOTT DISTRICTS NOT PREPARED TO REVISE FACILITY PLANS NEXT YEAR

Published on: February 16, 2004

Abbott districts must develop new five-year facility improvement plans next year, but lack guidance from NJDOE on how to perform this critical task.

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NJDOE RULES NEGLECT PRESCHOOL FACILITIES NEEDS

Published on: January 9, 2004

New regulations proposed by NJDOE will not ensure all children currently enrolled in Abbott preschool programs are in safe and adequate facilities.

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