Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:58pm
The Lakeland Board of Commissioners moved toward financing new school construction for what would be called Lakeland Prep. The board signaled its intent to raise the city’s property tax rate to finance construction of the new combined middle and high school for the Lakeland school system.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:33pm
The Cleveland Heights-University Heights school board approved the schematic design for the $78.8 million Cleveland Heights High School renovation, despite the project coming in 4 percent –- more than $3.1 million –- over budget.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:03pm
The Asheville City Board of Education approved a budget that includes the construction of two new schools. The $109 million schools budget includes $55 million for capital outlay. In addition to the new elementary and middle schools, city schools have about $989,000 in other capital projects.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:56pm
The Toledo School District is asking voters to approve a $23.5 million bond to remodel outdated features at its high school and make additional renovations to the elementary and middle schools. This is the school district’s first bond vote in 18 years.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:14am
State officials approved $21.6 million in long-delayed school construction money, two years after the government froze the payment process for 360 projects statewide. The money, a small fraction of what the state owes, will fund buildings and renovations for 41 schools in 27 districts.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:32am
The panel formed to be a watchdog of Cleveland's school construction project is backing Issue 4, the school district's $200 million bond issue on the November ballot that will continue the project. The updated plans are to rebuild or significantly renovate 20 schools across the city and update up to 25 more.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:13am
Voters in Lakewood, Manchester and Bay Head approved bond proposals in their respective school districts that are expected to result in more than $54 million in school upgrades.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:03pm
School board officials have approved Monroe Comprehensive High School for a $35 million construction and renovation project. School leaders initially planned to renovate the school, but determined it would cost less to rebuild most of the campus. The project is being paid for with SPLOST money and state funding.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:49pm
City officials agreed to spend $2 million on a design and feasibility study to determine whether Somerville High School should be renovated or rebuilt entirely. The high school became eligible for Massachusetts School Building Authority’s assistance last winter, which could cut the city’s tab to build or renovate the school by as much as 80 percent.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:03am
Officials from both New Haven and West Haven turned out to celebrate the start of construction for the new, University of New Haven-affiliated Engineering & Science University Magnet School. The new five-story school will science, engineering and robotics laboratories when it opens in fall 2016.