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Redevelop unused school properties


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 15, 2013

~~<p>Everyone talks about how unproductively public lands are used in general, but the more specific example that's high on the radar screen is public school property. Especially in urban zones where property value is high but school populations are shrinking, school campuses are rightly seen as an asset that could be tapped to greater effect than it is.</p>
<p>So it is encouraging that legislators are working on a bill that envisions a school property redevelop- ment initiative as a pilot program that could succeed where the broader concept of the Public Land Development Corp. is crashing in a hail of criticism.</p>
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Everyone talks about how unproductively public lands are used in general, but the more specific example that's high on the radar screen is public school property. Especially in urban zones where property value is high but school populations are shrinking, school campuses are rightly seen as an asset that could be tapped to greater effect than it is.

So it is encouraging that legislators are working on a bill that envisions a school property redevelop- ment initiative as a pilot program that could succeed where the broader concept of the Public Land Development Corp. is crashing in a hail of criticism. Login for more...



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