Maintenance

3/7/2012

3/7/2012

The Los Angeles Unified School District plans to turn many of its 700,000 students into "smart sensors," to help keep the school facilities running smoothly.

3/5/2012

3/5/2012

The cracks in the school walls are still spreading. The fire alarms sound too often or don’t sound at all. Mechanics struggle to keep old school buses running one more year. Budget managers try to figure out where the money will come from to fix leaky roofs, wheezing air-conditioners and broken vents.

1/18/2012

1/18/2012

As a third-grader in Winsted, Connecticut, last year, Matthew Asselin was sick -- a lot. He was lethargic and plagued with a persistent wet cough, respiratory infections and painful headaches.

11/22/2011

11/22/2011

Classroom furniture is coldly utilitarian at best – it gets the job done, but you wouldn’t consider decorating your home with it.

But how realistically can it be improved?

11/1/2011

11/1/2011

A new, free white paper assists schools and municipalities with management of the challenges and costs that can result from the discovery of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in their buildings.

10/19/2011

10/19/2011

The Florida Board of Education got a glimpse of continued improvements at Miami Edison Senior High on Tuesday, just three months after board members decided to keep the struggling school and Miami Central Senior High open.

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