Construction

6/27/2013

6/27/2013

School board members gave the district the OK on Monday to hire Legat Architects of Moline and Russell Construction of Davenport to lead the project.

6/26/2013

6/26/2013

School districts in North Alabama can move forward with plans to renovate and rebuild schools affected by BRAC.

6/24/2013

6/24/2013

Bethlehem (Pa.) Area School District officials are disappointed that a city charter school is relocating into a special tax district aimed at boosting the economic redevelopment on former Bethlehem Steel land, and officials don't want the money the Bethlehem Redevelopment Authority receives through a special tax deal going toward building the new school.

6/21/2013

6/21/2013

The Los Angeles Unified School District board voted unanimously to name an area elementary school in first lady Michelle Obama’s honor. The name was selected for Mrs. Obama's support of a healthy, active lifestyle, after which the school models itself.

6/20/2013

6/20/2013

Superintendent Greg Gray said $30 million worth of work is scheduled to be completed this summer. It’s part of an $88.4 million bond issue voters approved last year.

6/20/2013

SB47, from Sen. John Coghill, relates to boarding schools. It increases the per-pupil monthly stipend to cover room and board expenses and expands to schools that started after 2005 eligibility for the stipend program.

6/13/2013

6/13/2013

The Education Department could use federal dollars to build schools for districts that suffer traumatic events such as those in Newtown, Conn., under an agreement the Senate education panel approved Wednesday.

6/13/2013

With students away for the summer, the Mobile County school system is finishing up several construction projects and getting ready to launch new ones, including the much-anticipated new school at Calcedeaver Elementary in northwest Mobile County.

6/13/2013

Classrooms are quiet and halls dark at most Walker County schools, but not at Saddle Ridge Elementary and Middle School where construction continues at a fast and furious pace.

6/12/2013

6/12/2013

The Lenawee Intermediate School District (Adrian, Mich.) opened the Center for a Sustainable Future, a $4 million, 9,000-square-foot building. The school and its surrounding 75 acres of fields and forests will serve as a living laboratory for the future of agriculture.

6/11/2013

6/11/2013

Pennsylvania schools that adopted solar power say their arrays are performing as expected, in some cases generating 100 percent of building electricity. In the Bethlehem Area School District, five of 22 schools have solar panels.

6/6/2013

6/6/2013

Work on the new athletic campus at Tonawanda High/Middle School is ramping up, but a few homeowners on nearby Adam Street are upset about the impact of the construction on their properties. The residents voiced their complaints to the Tonawanda School Board during a meeting Tuesday night.

6/6/2013

The nationally recognized charter school will reopen a larger, two-story building to accommodate students from the lower elementary grades, who will attend school with fifth and sixth-graders.

6/6/2013

She pointed to an article in the Tulsa World, estimating the cost of constructing a shelter in every public school in Oklahoma at more than $2 billion.

6/3/2013

6/3/2013

Administrators believe rebuilding a pair of Oklahoma elementary schools destroyed by a May 20 tornado will help their neighborhoods' long-term recovery, though some parents and children aren't sure it's a good idea to put up new schools on land where seven third-graders perished after being crushed by debris.

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