This Guide was prepared by members of the National Forum on Education Statistics to help school facilities managers plan for efficient and effective operations. It provides practical advice on a range of topics, including how to do a facilities audit to know what you have, planning for maintenance that will ensure smooth operations and avoid costly surprises, managing staff and contractors, and evaluating maintenance efforts.
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