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11/6/2012

11/6/2012

Asked to describe the quality of her school cafeteria's food last year, Sophia Santiago wrinkled her nose.

11/2/2012

11/2/2012

Hurricane Sandy has forced high school sports leagues throughout the city to revise schedules, including playoff dates, and coaches are now being forced to come up with different ways to prepare their teams without access to fields and other facilities that have been shuttered by mass school closures.

11/1/2012

11/1/2012

In what could become the largest solar power project of its kind in the nation, the Department of Education is proposing to install photovoltaic panels on every public school in Hawaii over the next five years in a bid to cut electricity costs and move the state closer to its renewable energy goals.

10/30/2012

10/30/2012

Some seniors at Greenville High School are banding together to make a difference so students don’t feel hungry due to new food regulations. New requirements headed by first lady Michelle Obama and members of Congress went into effect across the nation this school year.

10/24/2012

10/24/2012

SolarCity® today announced a 7.4-megawatt (MW) solar power project that will bring renewable energy to 26 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) schools.

10/22/2012

10/22/2012

School cafeteria kitchens in Washington serve about 500,000 lunches a day. Given that volume, you might expect school kitchens to rack up a fair number of health department violations.

10/18/2012

10/18/2012

Not long ago, a school building as old and worn out as Arbor Heights Elementary could count on being at the top of Seattle Public Schools' priority list for remodeling.

10/18/2012

The New York City Education Department proposed new boundaries Wednesday night for some of Brooklyn’s most-sought-after elementary school zones, drawing anxious parents to an auditorium to see the new map for the first time.

10/18/2012

Kids can be finicky when it comes to filling up on fruits and veggies - “they don’t taste right, they taste funny,” said 13-year-old Kiondre Andino - but sometimes the best way to get picky eaters to eat is to have them pick and grow the food themselves.

10/17/2012

10/17/2012

The Board of Education’s goals this year focus on bridging the gaps.

10/16/2012

10/16/2012

A member of the Board of School Committee said serving healthier meals at lunch is driving students to eat more junk food just to fill up.

10/11/2012

10/11/2012

The swarm of earthquakes that rippled through Imperial County in late August has exposed more fissures in the state's system for identifying and fixing school buildings considered structurally unsound.

10/10/2012

10/10/2012

Public schools in Oakland are looking for major kitchen remodeling with a measure on the November ballot.

10/8/2012

10/8/2012

The penalties for ignoring that small stop sign extended from a school bus have drastically increased in Nebraska, but local officials say drivers continue to ignore the safety measure.

10/8/2012

Days after a report by a nonprofit cited Jersey City's school district as an "underachiever" for not serving free or reduced-price school breakfasts to 82 percent of its eligible students, district officials are placing the blame squarely on parents.

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