Construction

11/18/2013

11/18/2013

Dallas ISD is exploring ways to reopen several schools that were closed over the past two years in a cost-saving move.

10/7/2013

10/7/2013

The Minneapolis Public School District is expected to grow by more than 3,000 kids over the next five years.

10/3/2013

10/3/2013
The school was badly damaged during Hurricane Katrina and has since been rebuilt, but without the arts building. The construction cost the school district $16.4 million; the extra wing would have raised the price to about $18 million.
10/3/2013
It's been in the works for a while, but as the town prepares for the bulk of construction as part of phase II of the Berlin High School renovation project, officials have finally had a chance to slow down a celebrate a bit.

10/2/2013

10/2/2013
Boston’s proposal to construct a shared building for Boston Arts Academy and the Upper Quincy School near Chinatown could go down as the most expensive public school project ever in Massachusetts, with initial estimates exceeding $261 million.

9/26/2013

9/26/2013
Oklahoma City Public Schools continues to build new construction projects without a plan for a tornado safe room.
9/26/2013
Portland's Franklin and Grant high schools would be large enough to hold about 16 percent more students than initially planned under a new construction proposal from Portland Public Schools officials.

9/24/2013

9/24/2013
HUFSD has retained BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers to review the possibility of redeveloping, modernizing, and reopening the Prospect School, which was shut down and abandoned in 2003. BBS performed a review of the building’s technical condition and analyzed the district’s spacial and programming needs.

9/19/2013

9/19/2013
The $27.8 million construction project began this summer after a series of delays over the past three years. The work is expected to last about 20 months.
9/19/2013
In a first for Hartford public schools, that remedy means placing artificial turf atop a three-story school addition that will be constructed in the next two years. A 12-foot-high fence will surround the field, which will not be visible from Asylum Avenue, Salafia said.

9/18/2013

9/18/2013
Kids across America have just headed back to school. Unfortunately, many of them may be greeted by worn-out desks and broken chairs. More than three-quarters of U.S. schools are in need of repairs.

9/12/2013

9/12/2013
To make up for Becton's 10-day delayed opening due to construction, the official school calendar is now Sept. 18 through June 26, with a week added to June, half days of school for Martin Luther King and Presidents days, a half day on Dec. 20 and student day on Oct. 14, which was staff development day.
9/12/2013
Nichols says the system has spent the past year working on a strategic proposal called the ’2020 Plan’. During that time he says community involvement played a large role as nearly 1,000 community members provided feedback and suggestions.

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.

9/5/2013

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.

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