APA Articles, Policy Guides & Reports
Planning Magazine Articles - These articles from Planning focus on collaboration between planners and public schools as well as school facility planning.
APA Policy Guides - APA has adopted Policy Guides to provide information and best practices on many topics, such as housing, homelessness, and smart growth. Several Guides contain specific policies related to public schools.
APA Planning Advisory Service (PAS) Reports - These APA PAS Reports provide an historical perspective on how the planning profession was addressing public schools in the 1950's and 1960's.
PAS Report 36 - Planning for School Capacities and Location (March 1952)
PAS Report 141 - Neighborhood Boundaries (December 1960)
PAS Report 175 - School Site Selection (August 1963)
PAS Report 235 - New Physical Forms for City Schools (June 1968)
APA's E-Book Collection was launched in 2017 and provides additional reading and historical collection materials related to public schools. The E-Book Collection includes the proceedings of APA National Conferences going back to the first conference in 1909.