Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:14am
A bill has been advanced that would provide more money for school construction but also would suspend wage rules. The bill would allow school boards to extend construction bonds beyond the period approved by voters and would clear the way for projects to ease overcrowding.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:25pm
Voters approved the construction of a new $48.8 million middle school in Cloquet, but voted down building a new auditorium along with it.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/11/2015 - 1:55pm
The passage of the bond will begin the construction of safe rooms in selected schools throughout the Oklahoma district as gymnasiums, band rooms, media centers and classroom additions will be built to do double duty.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/05/2015 - 1:18am
About 800 school construction projects are piled up in the state Education Department awaiting review, delaying work for months and months and costing taxpayers millions of dollars. The backlog means it can take about six months before staff even begin their review of a particular project.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:22pm
Offering full-day kindergarten for residents of School District 41 will require new construction with a cost between $15 million and $30 million. Plan options include modifying existing school buildings, building an early learning center or building a new K5 school.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 01/29/2015 - 3:40am
The Virginia county's school board approved a $856 million capital improvement program to set priority on the projects the school system wants done in the next five years. Five new school buildings and renovations for several existing ones may be approved by 2020.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 01/29/2015 - 3:18am
As part of a $40.7 million construction package, the Augusta County Board of Supervisors authorized the building of two elementary schools and an expansion for a middle school.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:16am
The Blaine School District is asking voters in February to approve a $45 million bond that would pay to renovate the high school and upgrade Blaine elementary and primary school buildings.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:11am
The South Carolina district's school officials will approach voters for permission to borrow more than $226 million over the next five years to build new facilities – including a new high school and a new middle school – and to renovate existing buildings.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:05am
A proposal from County Executive Isiah Leggett would increase spending for school construction by $191.2 million to speed up the construction of 14 additions, 20 renovations, and one new school and one alternative school in Montgomery County.