Topic: school construction

One more thing from the Connecticut General Assembly: School Construction Bill Passes During a “Special Session”

As you are aware from these pages, Connecticut’s General Assembly produced a plethora of bills affecting the schools during its 2019 regular session.  As they say in late night TV infomercials, yes, there’s more.  In a brief special session that was convened and adjourned on July 22, 2019, the General Assembly passed Senate Bill No.…

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Environmental Considerations For School Construction

School building projects are never something that school boards enter into lightly, fraught as they are with financial, political and educational considerations.  As environmental attorney Jean Perry Phillips notes,  the foundation of any successful school building project is due diligence, a critical component of which is assessing the presence of any environmental issues.  Recognizing and…

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