Facilities

9/7/2012

9/7/2012

Early Childhood Family Center quickly outgrew its walls and needed someplace else to go.

9/5/2012

9/5/2012

Worried that children were losing the war on obesity, New York City began to slim down its school lunch offerings several years ago, replacing fries with baked potato strips and introducing nonfat chocolate milk, whole grain pasta and salad bars, among other tweaks.

9/4/2012

9/4/2012

Remember when your parents told you “when not in use, save the juice” when they reminded you to turn off the lights when leaving a room?

9/4/2012

The school district in Turlock, surrounded by fields and orchards in one of the nation's richest agricultural regions, used to get much of the produce it served to students from national distributors who shipped fruits and vegetables from outside California.

9/4/2012

It is common knowledge that the fresher the food, the more expensive the cost. When new federal guidelines required schools to increase the servings of fruits and vegetables and whole grains, many wondered how they will pay for it.

8/31/2012

8/31/2012

A school bus crash Wednesday morning in Mount Pleasant that sent about 30 students and a bus driver to the hospital happened despite annual inspections and a “veteran” driver with no history of wrecks.

8/30/2012

8/30/2012

The largest school district in California and the second largest in the nation, LAUSD, delivered a memorable civics lesson to the children of Thomas Starr King Middle School by granting the students' public request for a ban on food trays made of polystyrene (commonly referred to by the DOW Chemical patented name Styrofoam).

8/29/2012

8/29/2012

The Clark County School District is responding to hundreds of complaints by parents frustrated over transportation issues.

8/29/2012

The Clearfield Area School District decided to move forward with plans to close the middle school and Centre and Bradford elementary schools and will hold a public hearing on the closures in October.

8/29/2012

The Oswego District 308 Board of Education will continue to work through transportation issues caused in part by what officials said Monday night was the lack of complete traffic studies that were to be done before the school year started.

8/28/2012

8/28/2012

When hundreds of Central Texas schools open their doors to students again today, they will in some ways be operating greener and leaner than ever.

8/27/2012

8/27/2012

To illustrate the boom in improvements to football facilities in the Pacific-12 Conference, we take you to Pullman, where the numbers two and four are graphic evidence of what's going on in the league.

8/24/2012

8/24/2012

Styrofoam food trays will no longer be used at Los Angeles Unified School District campuses, the district announced on Wednesday Aug. 22, following the urging of students who pushed for a ban on the product.

8/24/2012

Members of the Carroll County Board of Education expressed concerns Wednesday at a work session with school officials about the growing list of necessary school construction projects.

8/24/2012

Pass a city school bus that has its lights flashing, and you may soon find a summons in your mailbox.

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