Facilities

9/9/2013

9/9/2013

The era of building big high schools in Mecklenburg County may be ending as construction money tightens and big tracts of affordable land disappear, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools officials said.

9/6/2013

9/6/2013

After just one year, some schools across the nation are dropping out of what was touted as a healthier federal lunch program, complaining that so many students refused the meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that their cafeterias were losing money.

9/5/2013

9/5/2013

The regulations about what can be served became stricter and more specific — like serving a full half cup of dark green, red/orange vegetables and dried beans/peas at least once a week and putting them in a separate cup.

9/5/2013

The graves were found about 1,900 feet south of the intersection of Hoadly Road and Independence Drive near Dale City in the Manassas-area of the county, said Phil Kavits, director of communications for Prince William County Public Schools.

9/5/2013

Jennifer Schiller, director of institutional advancement at the Montrose School, said the building—slated to be completed in the late summer of 2014—will be used for concerts, musicals, and theater performances as well as sporting events.

9/4/2013

9/4/2013

A $2.2 million project is underway to create solar energy at the St. Clair County Regional Education Service Agency campus in Marysville, Mich. The 2,000 solar panels will produce about 500 kilowatts of energy, which is enough to power about 70 homes.

9/4/2013

Boston public schools will begin serving free lunches to all students this school year even if families have the financial means to pay, school officials are expected to announce Tuesday.

9/4/2013

The vast majority of districts in six Central New York counties will start school this week with fewer students than they had a decade ago.

8/30/2013

8/30/2013

States are reporting that some of their schools are dropping out of the healthier school-lunch program because they can’t afford to participate. But does that really mean nutritious school lunches (and snacks) are doomed?

8/29/2013

8/29/2013

Laramie County School District 1 opened the new year with several dozen elementary students being forced out of their neighborhood schools.

8/29/2013

The district is leveraging technology as a teaching tool and ordering new computers and iPads for teachers and students. Books and supplies seem to have been ordered and delivered, ready for students to use them on Day One.

8/29/2013

The projects vary widely in terms of overall cost, and all of the bids except for Charleston Progressive Academy came in at or under initial budget estimates. Still, one pattern that has emerged is that schools cost more to build than they once did.

8/28/2013

8/28/2013

After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so many students turned up their noses at meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that the cafeterias were losing money.

8/26/2013

8/26/2013

The Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations (COBWRA) decided not to support the county's proposed construction of Trails charter school near the intersection of Military Trail and Hypoluxo Road at its recent monthly meeting.

8/22/2013

8/22/2013

The project will enable the district to sustain long-term energy efficiency in its facilities, while saving approximately 24 percent of its annual energy costs.

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