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Northampton Area (Pa.) lays out traffic plan for middle school construction

The improvements are part of the construction of a middle school on the grounds of the old Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School satellite campus.

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Supporters thrilled as Johnston (Iowa) School voters approve $41 million referendum

The measure requires approval by 60 percent of voters in order to pass; the measure received 66 percent approval to 34 percent no votes. According to unofficial vote totals from the Polk County Election Office, the measure received 3,599 yes votes to 1,852 votes against.

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Moline (Iowa) schools hire design firm, construction manager for Hamilton

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.

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Alaska state sen. signs boarding school, construction bills

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.

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Schools become construction zones after classes wrap up

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.

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Summer construction heats up at Mobile County (Ala.) schools

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.

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Georgia district construction in final stage

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.

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Construction begins on Basis (Ariz.) school expansion for grades K-4

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.

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Residents near Tonawanda (N.Y.) city school voice concerns about stadium construction

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.

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State funding suspended for construction of UNO charter high school in Chicago

On Tuesday, UNO officials announced a big management shakeup, which they hope will earn the continuation of funds needed to build a charter high school on Chicago's Southwest Side.

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