Burnette, D. (2019, April 17). Does Moving to a Brand New School Building Improve Student Learning? Retrieved April 24, 2019.

Moving from shabby, overcrowded school buildings to newly constructed facilities can improve outcomes for students, according to researchers at the California Policy Lab at UCLA and University of California at Berkley. Researchers found that four years after moving to new buildings, students had slightly higher grades and test scores, plus improved attendance.

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