Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/13/2013 - 3:38pm
The Olathe (Kan.) School District will immediately begin planning to build a fifth high school and will enhance security measures at all its schools now that voters have approved a $244.8 million bond package.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 2:17pm
Wake County commissioners and board of education members appear to be moving closer to asking voters to approve an $810 million school bond that would allow for the construction of 16 new schools in the next 10 years.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 04/28/2013 - 9:42pm
Just days before voting begins on the Austin school district’s $892 million bond proposal, architects were still scrambling to fine-tune cost estimates — work that is usually completed before the school board decides to put a bond package on the ballot.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 4:14pm
Riverside County (Calif.) supervisors authorized the sale of $21 million in bonds by the Coachella Valley Unified School District to support districtwide technology upgrades and supply every student with an Apple iPad.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:28am
Petitions to put a countywide school technology millage on the ballot in September soon will begin circulating throughout Muskegon County (Mich.). Eleven school districts have petitioned the county to seek the 1-mill property tax increase to pay for technology improvements.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 02/24/2013 - 8:55am
In his ongoing effort to make New York City a technological powerhouse, Mayor Michael Bloomberg today revealed the 20 middle and high schools selected for the city’s new Software Engineering Pilot (SEP) program. As part of the program, the schools will get “comprehensive computer science and software engineering curriculum” for around 1,000 students. The program will launch this September and is expected to grow to 3,500 students by 2016.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 2:49pm
The Washington state Senate voted unanimously Monday to authorize $544 million in bonds for school construction projects, including $10 million for security upgrades spurred by the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.