Facilities

4/4/2012

4/4/2012

The largest bond issue in Joplin’s history unofficially has passed by less than 1 percent, allowing the Joplin School District to afford to rebuild schools that were destroyed in the May 22 tornado.

4/2/2012

4/2/2012

Teen drivers could take online driver education courses instead of attending driving school to get their driver's licenses in New Hampshire under a bill being considered by the Senate.

3/29/2012

3/29/2012

ASCD, the international education leadership association, announced that Byrne Creek Secondary School in British Columbia, is the 2012 winner of the association’s Vision in Action: The ASCD Whole Child Award. 

3/28/2012

3/28/2012

Education leaders at Rock Creek (Kan.) Unified School District 323 expect recently completed energy efficiency upgrades to save the district nearly $154,000 a year and has won "Energy Efficiency Leader Award" from Trane. 

3/26/2012

3/26/2012

Rural schools’ needs are different than those of urban schools, Amherst Public Schools teachers say.

3/21/2012

3/21/2012

The city school system will get $2 million to plan replacements for Asheville Middle School and Isaac Dickson Elementary School, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday.

3/20/2012

3/20/2012

South Carolina school systems are fearful they are about to be handed a bill for tens of millions of dollars by the state legislature.

3/19/2012

3/19/2012

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act may be winding down, but there's another economic stimulus taking place in and around San Mateo (Calif.), where two school districts are spending hundreds of millions of dollars overhauling their facilities.

3/16/2012

3/16/2012

School districts soon will be able to opt out of a common ammonia-treated ground beef filler critics have dubbed "pink slime."

3/14/2012

3/14/2012

The damaged stone veneer at the entrance of Camden's Lanning Square School at Fetters is enough of a hazard that repairing it is among 76 projects designated a high priority Monday by the state Schools Development Authority.

3/12/2012

3/12/2012

Students eating in Cobb County school cafeterias next year will see healthier meal options, but at a higher cost.

3/7/2012

3/7/2012

The Los Angeles Unified School District plans to turn many of its 700,000 students into "smart sensors," to help keep the school facilities running smoothly.

3/6/2012

3/6/2012

As southern Indiana residents in tornado-stricken communities struggle to recover, many in the decimated community of Henryville are wondering what will happen to its schools.

3/5/2012

3/5/2012

The cracks in the school walls are still spreading. The fire alarms sound too often or don’t sound at all. Mechanics struggle to keep old school buses running one more year. Budget managers try to figure out where the money will come from to fix leaky roofs, wheezing air-conditioners and broken vents.

3/1/2012

3/1/2012

About 6,500 students in four city grammar schools took home new menus yesterday to replace the ones they got on Monday which school officials say listed "KKK Chicken Tenders" by mistake.

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