Facilities

2/14/2013

2/14/2013
As the Jersey Shore Area School District was set to move forward with a construction and renovation project at its borough elementary school, it was informed that adjustments were needed in order to get under budget.
2/14/2013
The Town of Penfield and the Penfield Central School District are seeking grant funding to help pay for a study that would evaluate the the possibility of building a shared services facility.
2/14/2013
Summer school would be an independent study program with online classes under a plan to reduce expenses considered Tuesday by the Shasta Union High School District Board of Trustees.

2/13/2013

2/13/2013
The American Association of School Administrators (AASA) today announced a new two-year, multimillion dollar grant from the Walmart Foundation to expand the number of districts who serve already eligible children breakfast at school.

2/11/2013

2/11/2013
Officials argue that one school for 1,000 children is cheaper to build and operate than two schools for 500, but some education researchers say that savings comes at a high price because the more students in a building, the worse they perform.
2/11/2013
School officials in Santa Ana were in a bind several years ago: they wanted to build hundreds of new classrooms, but feared that voters would rebel against tax increases to pay for the construction.

2/7/2013

2/7/2013
Wichita, Kan.-based Architecture firm Schaefer Johnson Cox Frey is finalizing construction documents so work can begin on a new middle school in Derby (Kan.).
2/7/2013
School officials learned nearly a decade ago that there was little chance the state would pay to replace Brewer High School, which was built in 1958, so they turned to a zero interest federal bond and last year and was awarded one for more than $5 million.
2/7/2013
The Issaquah (Wash.) School Board approved an increase of $138,328 to Liberty High School’s construction bill Jan. 9. Most of the 13 items that accounted for the increase range between $1,000 and $6,000, including $4,668 to restore power to the parking lot lighting, $3,599 to reconnect cold water in the boiler room and $2,031 to demolish greenhouses that were not originally shown on the drawings.

2/6/2013

2/6/2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture submitted a proposal, congruent with first lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to combat childhood obesity, that will essentially ban unhealthy foods from schools nationwide.
2/6/2013
Hub schools boss Carol Johnson — fuming over a van driver with past convictions who flew under the radar — is calling for a complete overhaul of the department’s criminal screening to ensure other lawbreakers don’t slip through the cracks.

2/5/2013

2/5/2013
Researchers are questioning how California's schools have managed the more than 5.5 million acres that the federal government granted to the state when it joined the union, according the San Francisco Chronicle.
2/5/2013

Built in 2011 with $25 million from Illinois taxpayers, the curvy, stainless-steel structure that houses the UNO Soccer Academy Elementary Charter School leaps out from the neighboring landscape of boxy brick houses on the Southwest Side.

1/31/2013

1/31/2013
Board President Mike Queen said all 24 Harrison County schools participated in a Cost Avoidance Program from October 2009 to November 2012 in an effort to lower utility costs.
1/31/2013
For years, the water-stained ceilings at Oakland Park’s Northeast High School have sagged and leaked — occasionally forcing the relocation of classes, and prompting constant worry about the effect of mold on the school’s air quality.

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