Change is Coming: Updates to Chapter 61 School Facilities Standards in a Post COVID-19 Context

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John Shiver, Principal, Stantec
Diego Barrera, Senior Associate/Senior Designer, Stantec

In January 2019 the state began the effort of rewriting the Texas Education Agency School Facilities Standards found in Chapter 61 of the Texas Administrative Code to address the impact of programmatic changes paired with shifts in teaching and learning pedagogy in learning environments to provide guidance to districts in planning learning environments. COVID-19 provides a new lens for defining best practices for programming and planning new facilities.


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December 18, 2020