Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 01/08/2015 - 12:27am
Across the Houston area, school construction and renovation is in full swing. Forty schools are slated for renovation or replacement with 2012 bond funds. Of those projects, 17 have moved from the design phase to construction phase.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 01/07/2015 - 5:08pm
Tornado-safe rooms, additional classrooms and a ninth-grade center are part of the plans Ozark school district hopes to deliver if voters approve a $20 million bond issue in April.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:28pm
The Caddo Parish School Board will vote in two weeks on a plan to close six schools, build three others and upgrade facilities. The district’s senior officials hope to issue up to $108 million in bonds.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:39pm
The Virginia district's approved 10-year capital improvement plan for 2016-25 with a total request through 2025 of $109,629,000. For 2016, $2.3 million is slated for architectural and engineering design work on a new elementary school. The 10-year projection includes an additional $20.7 million for construction of the school, slated for 2017.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:27pm
The West Virginia School Building Authority approved about $5.6 million for major school improvement projects. The authority also approved about $1.6 million for projects affecting more than one school district.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:59pm
A controversial $85 million school proposal passed in a referendum by nearly 500 votes. A swift solution to overcrowded classrooms seemed to drive most of the affirming votes.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:21pm
Moses Lake School District voters will be asked to approve or reject a $98 million construction bond to build a new high school in a special election in February.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:37am
The 2015 Smart Start school bond is a $415 million bond focused on capital improvement projects across the Oklahoma district. Plans include creating a centralized STEM center, installing permanent classroom additions, building a new school, and incorporating storm shelters into new construction at 19 schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:27am
Amendments to Montgomery County Public Schools’ six-year capital improvements program were approved, adding $221 million to help the school system complete 36 projects sooner to manage its current and future enrollment growth.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:10am
Educators around the state appear to support a Lewiston School Board plan to fund school construction through a sales tax. The board approved a resolution calling for a change to Idaho code that would allow a local option sales tax, rather than property tax, to pay for school construction bonds.