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Move More North Carolina: A Guide to School Siting

  • Who is it for?

    Anyone who wants to get involved in a school district’s school siting process to help decide where to locate new schools.

  • How do you get it?

    This resource is distributed electronically and can be downloaded from this page.

  • How is it used?

    Provides information, tips and resources on how and why to get involved with school siting.

School siting is the process used by school boards and municipalities to decide where to locate new schools. This guide outlines the benefits of locating schools close to the students they serve; things to consider during the school siting process; and ways community members, planners and county officials can get involved.

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Additional School Siting Resources

School Site Size — How many acres are necessary? (Council of Educational Facility Planners International)

School Siting — An Introduction to the School Transportation and Land Use Nexus

Smart School Siting — How School Locations Can Make Students Healthier and Communities Stronger (ChangeLab Solutions)

Smart School Siting Tool (US Environmental Protection Agency)


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