New Hampshire - Community Use of Public School Facilities: Partnerships

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State laws authorizes the community use of school buildings and property for recreation or other purposes.

New Hampshire Administrative Rules Ed 321.28 Community Use.

(a) Selected areas within a school facility may be constructed in a size large enough to accommodate use of the facility for community purposes other than education. School building aid, however, shall be limited to the maximum allowable size and maximum allowable construction cost limits as described in Ed 321.04, Ed 321.06 and Ed 321.26.
(b) Required educational space shall not be eliminated or reduced in order to provide community use space within the maximum size and cost limits.
(c) A school district may request a waiver under Ed 321.30 for the limitation on school building aid and required educational space under Ed 321.28(a) and (b).

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