Shuttered Public Schools: The Struggle to Bring Old Buildings New Life

Report Details

Author: The PEW Charitable Trusts
Published: February 2013
Focus Areas: Facilities

This 2013 report from the PEW Charitable Trusts focuses on the use of closed public school district buildings in 12 cities. The report notes that charter schools have occupied 42 percent of the surplus buildings in the cities since 2005 and that more than 300 unused sites remain.