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The American Clearinghouse on Educational Facilities, the educational facilities clearinghouse funded by the United States Department of Education, provides the educational community with a reliable resource when planning facilities projects.  ACEF provides information, training, and assistance to public early childhood schools, K-12 schools, and institutions of higher education on issues related to educational facility planning, design, financing, construction, improvement, operation, and maintenance.


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The National Parks: “America’s Best Idea” for Authentic Learning
Nov 22, 2013
Our National Parks have been called “America’s Best Idea” by novelist Wallace Stegner. Congress’s vision was to set aside our most significant places as public lands for all...
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AZ schools' safety efforts might be endangering students
Nov 13, 2013
Today's schools are challenged to determine how best to keep kids safe. CBS 5 Investigates found many are responding in a way that could be putting children in danger.
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Malloy Announces Additional $16M in School Security Funding
Nov 12, 2013
Gov. Dannel Malloy has announced an additional $16 million in state funding for school security improvements in districts around Connecticut, bringing to the total amount to $21 million.
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School Security Technology Infrastructure: 
Determining Needs and Making Plans


Upcoming ACEF Events:

April 24, 2014
School Site Assessment

April 29, 2014
Where to Place Students in A Tornado


For registration details visit the ACEF Calendar