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Sustainable Schools Improve Learning Bibliography


Agron, Joe. "38th Annual Maintenance & Operations Cost Study." External link opens in new window or tab. American School & University 81, no. 9 (2009): 20-23.

California Department of Education, School Facilities Planning Division. 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.

California Department of General Services, Division of the State Architect. Grid Neutral: Electrical Independence for California Schools and Community Colleges. External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) Sacramento: Department of General Services, State of California, Updated 2/2009.

California Energy Commission. "Integrated Energy Systems: Productivity and Building Science." External link opens in new window or tab. In Public Interest Energy Research Program (PIER): Final Report, ed. New Buildings Institute Inc. Sacramento: California Energy Commission, October 2003.

Collaborative for High Performance Schools. Best Practices Manual: Volume I: Planning. External link opens in new window or tab. . San Francisco: Collaborative for High Performance Schools, 2006.

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

Davis Langdon, LLP. The Cost of Green Revisited: Reexamining the Feasibility and Cost Impact of Sustainable Design in the Light of Increased Market Adoption. External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) London: Davis Langdon, 2007.

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.

Environmental Protection Agency. Travel and Environmental Implications of School Siting. External link opens in new window or tab. Washington, DC: Environmental Protection Agency, 2003.

Heschong Mahone Group. Daylighting in Schools: An Investigation into the Relationship between Daylighting and Human Performance. External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) San Francisco: Pacific Gas and Electric Co., 1999.

———. Daylighting in Schools: Reanalysis Report. External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) Sacramento, CA: California Energy Commission, October 2003.

———. Windows and Classrooms: A Study of Student Performance and the Indoor Environment. External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) Sacramento, CA: California Energy Commission, October 2003.

Kats, Gregory. Greening America's Schools: Costs and Benefits/a Capital E Report. External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) Capital E, 2006.

Rainwater, Brooks, and Jason Hartke. Local Leaders in Sustainability: Special Report from Sundance. A National Action Plan for Greening America's Schools. External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) Washington, DC: U.S. Green Building Council, 2010.

Questions:   Molly Stitt | mstitt@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6249
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