Shared Use: Model-Policies
2016    Model Policy

Grassroots efforts to improve equitable access to swimming facilities in a low-income neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minn. (10.5% Latino), spurred a formalized Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

2015    Model Policy

Incorporating shared use into school wellness policies helps students, parents, teachers, and other school district staff understand the important role shared use can play in increasing opportunities for physical activity and creating a healthier school environment. 

2015    Model Policy

This model policy focuses on one particular shared use mechanism, the “Open Use Policy.” 

2014    Model Policy, Research

In 2013, the State of Indiana enacted House Enrolled Act 1159 – Liability for Use of School Facilities. This bill limits the liability of a public school or an accredited nonpublic school that opens up school property for community physical activity. The General Assembly recognizes that schools are a great community resource. 

2014    Model Policy

Denver Public Schools Community Use of Policy outlines the district's procedures for the community use of school facilities. 

2014    Model Policy

An “open use policy” allows school districts and others to formally grant community access to their facilities and set forth the roles, rights, and responsibilities of all involved. 

2014    Model Policy

This resolution authored by Senator Heitmeier requesting the Louisiana Department of Education to conduct a survey that any barriers that prevent schools and governing entities from entering into joint-use agreements and issue a report with a plan to promote such agreements.

2014    Model Policy

The purpose of this chapter is to encourage greater community involvement in the public schools and greater community use of public school facilities. 

2014    Model Policy

This shared use agreement of Hamilton County Board of Education's Community Use of Facility agreement allowing outdoor use of elementary school playgrounds when school is not in session. 

2014    Model Policy

The Arkansas Joint Use Agreement (JUA) Grant is a competitive application process made possible and supported by Arkansas’ Governor Mike Beebe and the Arkansas Tobacco Excise Tax created by Arkansas Act 180 of 2009.