Articles: Facilities

A Community Collaborates for Health

Somerville, Mass. is a model city where civic and educational leaders are creating a culture of healthy living for young residents.

LAUSD Launches Wellness Campaign—Are You "In"?

LAUSD's "I'm In" campaign promotes healthy lifestyles and invites districts locally and nationwide to join in the effort.

District-Charter Collaborations on the Rise

Historic tensions are softening, allowing cooperation to take root, so long as funding doesn't become a distraction.

Designing Safe Facilities

Years after the worst school shootings, new building plans, combined with new technologies, make for safer and more secure environments.

New School Will be Both Sustainable and STEM Inspiring

The new Gloria Marshall Elementary School, opening this fall in Texas, will sport an aquatic pond, a butterfly garden, an above-ground cistern and a wind turbine.

Facilities of Environmental Distinction

The American Institute of Architects honors a few buildings that reveal environmental stewardship.

The Rewards of Energy Management

Council Rock (Pa.) School District's success has been possible because board members, staffers, students and parents have all embraced the same idea—small actions, taken collectively, can yield huge changes.

Taking the Back Roads to Success

How St. Louis-based Voluntary Interdistrict Choice Corporation continued operations with the two-year closing of an interstate highway.

ARRA Funds Empower Schools to Power Down

The Recovery Act has given a boost to shovel-ready, energy-efficiency projects in districts across the nation.

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