Facilities

1/31/2013

1/31/2013
One of the considerations given with the new construction currently under way in our schools is the importance of balancing indoor air quality with energy efficiency.

1/30/2013

1/30/2013
The Hawaii State Department of Education has embarked on a first- and largest-plan-of-its-kind nationwide to install solar panels in every school in the state. The plan will reduce the sunny state’s school energy costs from $47 million per year to zero, and generate revenue from extra energy that could go back to schools, school officials say.

1/28/2013

1/28/2013
The Tacoma School District estimates it would take $40 million to complete its reconstruction.

1/25/2013

1/25/2013
An upstate New York school district is opting out of the National School Lunch Program as students throw out fruits and vegetables required under new nutritional guidelines. The Niskayuna Central School District near Albany plans to opt out April 1. Officials in the suburban district say the number of students buying lunch dropped significantly this year and the program is running a $70,000 deficit.

1/24/2013

1/24/2013

Construction on a new charter high school in Chicago's Gage Park neighborhood reached a milestone Tuesday even as the school's operators fended off criticism from one parents group about its finances.

1/24/2013

Although construction at both Carroll County High School and Carroll County Intermediate School is very close to completion, there remains one problem that must be resolved soon, said Project Manager Dennis Cole during the Carroll County School Board meeting on Jan.7.

1/24/2013

Citing an excessive number of unpaid student lunch charges, the Springfield school district has capped the number of times a student can charge starting Feb. 4.

1/23/2013

1/23/2013
On November 6, 2012, California voters approved two measures that should help the state's struggling economy.

1/17/2013

1/17/2013
In a move to address concerns brought to a head at a school security presentation last week, Superintendent Mike Graner will pitch a middle school construction project at tonight's Board of Education meeting that would address a major security issue at Ledyard Middle School.
1/17/2013
The New Albany-Floyd school board has taken a big stride toward spending up to $60 million to upgrade three schools.
1/17/2013
The City of Ithaca and Ithaca City School District are working together to make it safer for students to get to school.
1/17/2013
New cafeteria offerings were met with nods and smiles as well as a few shakes and grimaces at the Jessamine County school district’s first food fair Friday.

1/15/2013

1/15/2013
A continuing dispute over job protections for New York City school bus drivers means the threat of a strike is still looming, potentially disrupting transportation for about 152,000 students as soon as this week.

1/10/2013

1/10/2013
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposed 2014 budget allocates $60 million less for school construction projects than the state provided in 2013.

1/9/2013

1/9/2013
No matter how much unwanted electronics are clogging your workspace, chances are, the Marblehead schools, with over 3,000 pounds of technology on hand, have you beat.

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