Federal leadership can catalyze state and local public funds, and leverage public-public and public-private partnerships.Every $1 billion dollars invested in school construction creates nearly 18,000 jobs.
All children have access to safe and healthy school facilities that directly contribute to health equity and educational excellence.
Better student performance
Attendance and achievement go up, absenteeism and suspensions go down. Teachers also have better professional work environments.
More resources for classrooms and teachers
Communities save on maintenance and operations costs by operating more efficient buildings and can increase funds for teachers and classrooms.
Rural broadband access
Rural students deserve access to the same basic 21st century tools that urban and suburban school children now take for granted.
Better disaster recovery
Communities have resilient public facilities ready to serve in times of hurricanes and other natural disasters.