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Back To School- America's School Infrastructure Can't Graduate: 4-Year GPA of 1.0

old_school_classroom_shutterstock_295505420Say you are a parent, and in four years your child has barely managed to raise their grade from a D to a D+. It’s not the progress you want. And, while there are all kinds of ways to look at GPAs and grades, that is the grade given to the nation’s school infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in its 2017 report, up a notch from the D it awarded in 2013. As this blog has previously noted, failing buildings can damage children’s health and ability to learn. Read more

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