Welcome to our resources page, which provides convenient links to materials that you can use to make the case for safer, healthier, and educationally appropriate school facilities.


Education Equity Requires Modern School Facilities

Invest in Resilient Public School Infrastructure

BASIC Overview

Two page framing of the challenge and the benefits

School Facilities are Community Assets

Two page framing of school facilities as community assets and how they impact health, safety, and other community issues

2016 State of Our Schools report


2016 State of Our Schools Report Infographic

Adequate & Equitable U.S. PK-12 Infrastructure: Priority Actions for Systemic Reforms


BASIC’s summary of the Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019 H.R. 865 and S.B. 266

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Infrastructure Report Card: Schools

Center for American Progress: The Case for Federal Funding for School Infrastructure, February 2019


National Association of Secondary School Principals Position Statement: School Facilities

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Bipartisan Policy Center Podcast: The Infrastructure Debate – Schools: Should the federal government include schools as part of a broader infrastructure initiative? December 21, 2018

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Presentation to Congressional Staff on Our Nation’s Public School Facility Infrastructure - April 16, 2019

Presentations to Council of the Great City Schools, April 2018

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State-by-state data on the annual funding gaps.

State School Facilities Profiles: 2018 Update for State of Our Schools Report 2016.

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State-by-state data on money and jobs that would flow if Congress provides $100b in infrastructure funding.


News articles