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Newer Schools Improve Academic and Behavior Outcomes

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Communities appreciate the aesthetics of having a new school built in their town, but are there any other benefits?  A compilation of studies published by Pennsylvania State University reports new school buildings have positive effects in improving student learning, behavior, engagement, and health.  Districts with newer school buildings are better at recruiting and retaining teachers, which leads to greater student achievement.  Click on the link below to view results of the study.

Penn State Study