Articles: Facilities

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.

Kentucky Opens its Largest School

Warren County (Ky.) Public Schools opened the state's largest school to address the district's growing size.

Working Hard in the Big Easy

Five years post-Katrina, Paul Vallas continues to rebuild the New Orleans Recovery School District.

New Products

The latest in hardware, software, books and materials, facilities and the Internet.

Bus Driver Training

It is not only about driving the bus. Student management is vital to safety.

Two N.H. Districts Save Big with Biomass-Fueled Plants

Two New Hampshire school systems, the Pembroke School District and Winnisquam Regional School District (WRS D), are reducing their carbon dioxide emissions by transitioning to biomass- fueled plants.

Indianapolis Public Schools Pursues LEED Certification

Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) will be putting the final touches on 25 refurbished buildings that will receive the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

Bond-Pooling Program Provides Low-Cost Financing

For districts seeking to construct, renovate, rehabilitate or acquire land, “Eddie Tech” has made an innovative program to simplify the process of accessing low-cost financing.

Teen’s Death Unbuckles Debates over Seat Belts

Conn. lawmaker vows to pursue legislation mandating that seat belts be installed in school buses following the tragic death of a teenager.

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