Facilities

1/9/2013

1/9/2013

The latest technology in use at Carroll County Public Schools in Baltimore, Md. is a cafeteria sales system. Implemented in 2012, it uses a high-tech infrared hand scanner to access student accounts with pre-deposited money, to speed up time spent in the lunch line.

1/9/2013

The Clark County School District hosted a town hall-style meeting Monday night to discuss possible solutions to school overcrowding, including major rezoning, moving to double-sessions and reverting to a year-round calendar.

1/9/2013

From the American Association of School Administrators (AASA).

1/8/2013

1/8/2013

The schools, which take up an entire block of Ridge Avenue, between 31st and 32nd Street, are among the 37 that the Philadelphia School District has proposed closing in June.

1/8/2013

Roughly 1 in 5 families with children are not getting enough food.

1/7/2013

1/7/2013

The city Department of Education says it is ready for a potential strike by school bus drivers.

1/7/2013

HMFH Architects, a Cambridge-based architectural firm focused on the design of student living and learning environments, announced today that it has completed a conceptual design study for the renovation and expansion of the Edward Devotion School, a public elementary school in the vibrant and urban Coolidge Corner neighborhood of Brookline, Massachusetts.

1/4/2013

1/4/2013

A study of school design has discovered that school layouts can influence a child's development by as much as 25 percent — positively or negatively — over the course of an academic year.

1/3/2013

1/3/2013

It was back to school for city students Wednesday, including some Queens kids who are now back in their own schools for the first time since Hurricane Sandy.

1/3/2013

Students and teachers gathered outside the Sawyer School in Hartford on Wednesday morning, angry over the school’s sudden closure during holiday break.

1/3/2013

The Lake Travis School District's board of trustees has selected Bartlett Cocke General Contractors for the $42 million construction of the new Lake Travis Middle School.

1/3/2013

The Edmonds School District has $1.7 million extra to spend on capital projects, the result of significant savings in rebuilding Meadowdale Middle School.

12/21/2012

12/21/2012

Austin Public Schools is opening a new school in August 2013 that will house all fifth and sixth grade public school students from the Austin area. Sections of the building are now sealed up tight and heated. Classrooms are beginning to appear within as cement floors are laid and walls are erected. I had the opportunity to tour the construction recently and the images I have viewed for months on blueprints are becoming a reality.

12/20/2012

12/20/2012

While the Reedsburg Area School District’s energy use is up slightly, a cost analysis shows an eight-years savings of more than $550,000 because of a number of efficiency improvement projects.

12/20/2012

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire is proposing a new wholesale vehicle fuel tax to help cover the costs of getting kids to school.

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