Montana District Seeks Bond to Replace 42-Year-Old Roof

Polson (Mont.) Superintendent Linda Reksten says the 42-year-old roof at Polson High School has to be fixed. “There is no other option,” Reksten says, but it will be up to School District 23 voters whether they’ll pay for it. No one else is going to. Ballots seeking a yea-or-nay vote on a nearly $2.5 million debt service bond were mailed out Feb. 5.

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$100 Million Bus Tour: Ala. School Board Looking at Schools to Renovate, Rebuild

During a break between rain showers, members of the Mobile County school board just boarded a big, yellow school bus to tour schools throughout the county that it is considering rebuilding or renovating with $100 million in construction funds.

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Severe Crowding in Fla. Forces Tough Choices for Teachers, Students

To understand how big an issue crowding has become at some Palm Beach County schools, visit Hagen Road Elementary in suburban Boynton Beach.

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Passing off $980M in School Debt for the Next Generation

Calif. County Earthquakes Highlight Unresolved School Risks

The swarm of earthquakes that rippled through Imperial County in late August has exposed more fissures in the state's system for identifying and fixing school buildings considered structurally unsound.

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Wis. Schools' Move Toward iPads Means May Come with Increased Repairs

If Wausau School District’s first-year iPad experience is anything like Marathon Venture Academy’s was last school year, educators can expect about 1 in 5 of the devices to break.

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Paul Vallas for Sale

The non-traditional schools chief teams with Cambium to reform struggling districts.

Jackson (Miss.) Schools Needs Millions for Renovations

Jackson Public Schools needs about $176.2 million for renovation, repair and modernization of classrooms, according to the Council of the Great City Schools, a coalition of U.S. urban school districts.

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Tuscaloosa County Superintendent Rebuilds After Tornadoes

Frank Costanzo, superintendent of the Tuscaloosa County (Ala.) School System, partnered with emergency personnel just minutes after an F4 tornado ripped through the county.

Working Hard in the Big Easy

Five years post-Katrina, Paul Vallas continues to rebuild the New Orleans Recovery School District.