Public School Facilities, Task Force to Study

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					                Task Force to Study Public School Facilities
                        Senate Bill 498 of the 2003 Legislative Session


2003 Final Report

2002 Interim Report

2003 Membership Roster

2003 Interim Meeting Schedule

Meetings:

     September 26, 2003      •   Schedule and Workplan
                             •   Public School Construction Program Overview
                             •   Public School Construction Funding
                             •   State Capital Improvement Program FY05-08
                             •   Facilities Adequacy Survey


     October 2, 2003         •   Agenda
                             •   Overview of School Design and Innovative Models
                             •   Review School Enrollment Projections
                             •   Review State Funding Allocation Process
                             •   Overview of Alternative Funding Mechanisms


     November 6, 2003        •   Agenda
                             •   Definition of Standards
                             •   Report on Survey Results
                             •   Statewide and School System Data
                             •   School System Data by Standards
                             •   Adjusted Age of Public Schools

     December 1, 2003        • Agenda
                             • Cost Estimates for the Facility Assessment Survey of
                               Maryland’s Public Schools
                                           Presentation of Cost Estimate Data
                                           Attachment I
                                           Attachment II - Statewide
                                           Attachment II - By School System
                                           Attachment III
                             • Selected States’ Responses to Facility Surveys
                             • Facilities Needs Identified in Bridge to Excellence Master Plans
                      and Alternatives for Implementing Pre-kindergarten and Full-
                      day Kindergarten Mandates
                    • Review of State Rated Capacity, Actual Class Sizes, and Class
                      Sizes Anticipated in Master Plans


December 18, 2003   •   Agenda
                    •   Review of Public School Construction Rules and Procedures
                    •   Review of State/Local Shared Cost Formula
                    •   Aging School Program – Options for Allocation
                    •   Recommendations of Alternative Financing Mechanisms
                        Workgroup