CABA Information Series
(IS-2014-72) The Impact of School Buildings on Student Health and Performance: A Call for Research
This brief not only discusses the influence a school facility can have on student occupants, but also closes with the important role stakeholders need to take to advance, identify and require research into the connection between school buildings and student health and learning. From translating research into actionable advice to engaging students in research projects, they can mobilize advocates to speed up the research process and the dissemination of research findings. They can get feedback to practitioners and school leaders who need it and increase funding for the improvement of school buildings. ?At the end of the document is a set of resources to help readers learn more and increase involvement with the work outlined in this brief. These resources provide more in-depth information about ongoing research efforts and identify some organizations to work with when conducting research or discussing work in this area.