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Document Number: 4311

The Future of School Facilities: Getting Ahead of the Curve - By examining five trends in education, this paper looks at what these trends say about the kinds of buildings and spaces districts will need for future schools. The five trends are: (1) school performance for all students, not just those who learn best in traditional settings; (2) personalized learning; (3) technologies that change how teachers teach and students learn; (4) periodic shortages of teachers and school leaders; and (5) shifts in student population and residency patterns that affect school facilities and demand more from schools. (Michael DeArmond, Sara Taggart, and Paul Hill, Center on Reinventing Public Education, May 2002)...

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