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Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) Program (2016)

Subjects
Capital Construction
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Published
08/16/2018

During the 2008 session, the General Assembly enacted House Bill 08-1335, the Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) act. The act replaced existing law concerning state financial assistance for public school capital construction and established a grant program in order to accelerate funding for K-12 capital construction. This issue brief discusses the origins and administration of the BEST program and funding for BEST projects.