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Safe Schools Foster Improved Learning Bibliography


Boese, Stephen, and John Shaw. New York State School Facilities and Student Health, Achievement, and Attendance: A Data Analysis Report. External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) NY: Healthy Schools Network, Inc., 2005.

Branham, David. "The Wise Man Builds His House Upon the Rock: The Effects of Inadequate School Building Infrastructure on Student Attendance." External link opens in new window or tab. Social Science Quarterly, no. 5 (2004): 1112-28.

Buckley, Jack, Mark Schneider, and Yi Shang. Los Angeles Unified School District School Facilities and Academic Performance External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) Washington, DC: National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities, 2004.

Bullock, Calvin C. "The Relationship between School Building Conditions and Student Achievement at the Middle School Level in the Commonwealth of Virginia." External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) PhD diss., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2007.

California Department of Education, School Facilities Planning Division. Guide to School Site Analysis and Development. (PDF; 259MB) Sacramento: California Department of Education, 2000.

———. Re-Visioning School Facility Planning and Design for the 21st Century: Creating Optimal Learning Environments. (PDF; 1MB) Edited by University of California Berkeley: Center for Cities & Schools, 2008.

———. School Site Selection and Approval Guide. Sacramento: California Department of Education, 2000.

Committee on Environmental Health. "The Built Environment: Designing Communities to Promote Physical Activity in Children." External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) Pediatrics 123, no. 6 (2009): 1591-98

Corley, Robert. "The Condition of California School Facilities and Policies Related to Those Conditions." (PDF) External link opens in new window or tab. In Expert Report: Williams v. State of California, 2002. San Francisco: Superior Court of California, 2005.

Cotton, Kathleen. New Small Learning Communities: Findings from Recent Literature. External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) Portland, OR: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, 2001.

Do K-12 School Facilities Affect Education Outcomes? External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) Nashville, TN: Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 2003.

Durán-Narucki, Valkiria. "School Building Condition, School Attendance, and Academic Achievement in New York City Public Schools: A Mediation Model." External link opens in new window or tab. Journal of Environmental Psychology 28, no. 3 (2008): 278-86.

Earthman, Glen I. Prioritization of 31 Criteria for School Building Adequacy. External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) Baltimore, MD: American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Maryland, 2004.

Kumar, Revathy, Patrick M. O'Malley, and Lloyd D. Johnston. "Association between Physical Environment of Secondary Schools and Student Problem Behavior." External link opens in new window or tab. Environment and Behavior 40, no. 4 (2008): 455-86.

Miranda, Marie Lynn, and others. "Environmental Contributors to the Achievement Gap." External link opens in new window or tab. NeuroToxicology 30, no. 6 (2009): 1019-24.

Nathan, Joe, and Karen Febey. Smaller, Safer, Saner Successful Schools. External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) Washington, DC: National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities, 2001.

Plank, Stephen B., Catherine P. Bradshaw, and Hollie Young. "An Application of "Broken-Windows" and Related Theories to the Study of Disorder, Fear, and Collective Efficacy in Schools." External link opens in new window or tab. American Journal of Education 115, no. 2 (2009): 227-47.

Sandel, Megan. "The Impact of the Physical Condition of School Facilities on Student's Short Term and Long Term Health." External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) In Expert Report: Williams v. State of California, 2002. San Francisco: Superior Court of California, 2005.

Schneider, Tod. CPTED 101: Crime Prevention through Environmental Design -- the Fundamentals for Schools. External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) Washington, DC: National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities, 2010.

Wiechmann, Dennis Robert. "The Relationship between California's Community Day Schools Facility and Facility Condition with Measures of Academic Readiness, Academic Achievement, and Resiliency." PhD diss, California State University, Fresno, 2008.

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