Facilities

3/7/2013

3/7/2013

In what seems like a bit of buyer's remorse, two trustees on the School District 2 board said Tuesday they had changed their minds on a vote they cast during Monday night's meeting.

3/7/2013

A 70,000-square-foot charter school is under construction near Marlins Park in Miami and its students will get to intern with the team’s executives.

3/7/2013

The school board listened to a number of concerned parents and North Braddock community members who don’t want to see the students have to be bussed out of the area to attend other schools.

3/4/2013

3/4/2013

Despite its ranking as one of Louisiana's top school districts, the Ascension Parish school system faces additional challenges.

3/4/2013

Sacramento City Unified captured headlines last month with its decision to close seven schools because of declining enrollment, but it's not the fastest-shrinking district in the region.

2/28/2013

2/28/2013

The proposed structures would be the first new city schools since 1986. In the last three decades, the county system has built 15 school buildings.

2/28/2013

Damage to public school buildings cost New York City an estimated $175 million, and reimbursement from the federal government has been slow in coming.

2/27/2013

2/27/2013

In his ongoing effort to make New York City a technological powerhouse, Mayor Michael Bloomberg today revealed the 20 middle and high schools selected for the city’s new Software Engineering Pilot (SEP) program. As part of the program, the schools will get “comprehensive computer science and software engineering curriculum” for around 1,000 students. The program will launch this September and is expected to grow to 3,500 students by 2016.

2/25/2013

2/25/2013

Now the Shadyside school, which was opened in 1975, is being torn down to make way for an expanded Bakery Square, purchased for $5.4 million -- enough to cover the outstanding debt but less than the $6.27 million the district had spent on it since 2007.

2/21/2013

2/21/2013

The New York City Department of Education (DOE) is seeking proposals from real estate developers to demolish two schools on the Upper West Side to make way for residential towers.

2/21/2013

Construction on the Lincoln Elementary School is expected to continue after a judge ruled in favor of the Bismarck School Board in an electrical contract dispute.

2/21/2013

Construction on the Lincoln Elementary School is expected to continue after a judge ruled in favor of the Bismarck School Board in an electrical contract dispute.

2/21/2013

Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson said Tuesday that Sandy Hook Elementary School probably cannot find another home by the start of the next school year as suitable as the former Chalk Hill Middle School in Monroe.

2/21/2013

Board mem­ber John Mess­mer said it would pro­vide a great cost sav­ings for the school dis­trict and the board will keep the pub­lic updated. Solar Planet of West­er­ville and Con­stel­la­tion Energy are the two com­pa­nies that have been contacted.

2/15/2013

2/15/2013

Polson (Mont.) Superintendent Linda Reksten says the 42-year-old roof at Polson High School has to be fixed. “There is no other option,” Reksten says, but it will be up to School District 23 voters whether they’ll pay for it. No one else is going to. Ballots seeking a yea-or-nay vote on a nearly $2.5 million debt service bond were mailed out Feb. 5.

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