Facilities

1/24/2012

1/24/2012

High school buildings these days just aren't what they used to be — and that's an intentional change by districts to benefit students, taxpayers and the environment.

1/18/2012

1/18/2012

As a third-grader in Winsted, Connecticut, last year, Matthew Asselin was sick -- a lot. He was lethargic and plagued with a persistent wet cough, respiratory infections and painful headaches.

1/11/2012

1/11/2012
West Virginia state education officials, teachers, lawmakers and others continue to wade through an expansive public education audit released by the Governor’s office.

1/10/2012

1/10/2012

Students from three Santa Maria (Calif.) Joint Union High School District could gain access to a permanent, centralized space for their agriculture projects once district officials nail down a location.

1/9/2012

1/9/2012

A statewide push to use more hybrid electric school buses could save Jefferson County Public Schools more than $75,000 a year in gas.

1/3/2012

1/3/2012

Local students are working to divert food waste and start composting projects at their schools.

1/3/2012

Beef taco pie Tuesdays in Duval County public schools could join the likes of EverBank Field under a proposed state bill that would allow local school boards to sell the naming rights to school cafeterias.

12/21/2011

12/21/2011

​Last week, L.A. Weekly reported on how Metro may have manipulated a seismic study to move the Westside Subway Extension station in Century City. The move would result in $60 million more in publicly-subsidized Measure R funds and would require tunneling under Beverly Hills High School.

12/20/2011

12/20/2011

More Georgia students than ever before are relying on federally subsidized school meals — many for the first time — as families struggle to make ends meet in the sluggish economy.

12/20/2011

The Los Angeles Unified School District challenged Gov. Jerry Brown's $117 million cuts for school buses, claiming the state is forcing it to "choose between two illegal and unconstitutional outcomes"- ending transportation for students or diverting money from classrooms to make up the shortfall.

12/19/2011

12/19/2011

If you live in California and your children ride a school bus, Governor Jerry Brown took away state funding for such transportation this week in his “trigger” budget cuts.  

12/16/2011

12/16/2011

School districts throughout California are scrambling to cover the elimination of $248 million in funding for school buses starting next month, with the state's largest district filing a lawsuit to block the cuts and others saying they'll have to use reserves in order to keep transportation service.

12/16/2011

In the first year of using Zonar V2J, a high definition GPS and real-time vehicle diagnostics device , the district reported a savings of 6,102 gallons of fuel, or $19,560 due to idle time reductions and improved route management.

12/15/2011

12/15/2011

A statewide coalition of educational leaders decried massive new budget cuts to public schools Wednesday, saying they would consider legal action and pursue new school-funding initiatives.

12/7/2011

12/7/2011

The Clearfield Area School District Board of Directors continued its discussions of the high school renovation and expansion project and the athletic facilities upgrades following Monday night’s reorganizational meeting.

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