School Construction Bond Debated in California


(07/23/2014)
The decision to place a statewide school construction bond, known as Assembly Bill (AB) 2235, on the November ballot is still up for debate as Gov. Jerry Brown still has not said whether or not he will terminate the proposal before allowing Californians to vote on it.

Charter Schools Experience Set Backs


(07/23/2014)
Legislators in both Massachusetts and Louisiana last week dealt blows to charter schools in their respective states.

Wine Program Gets Boost from Noted Magazine


(07/09/2014)
The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation, the charitable arm of Wine Spectator magazine, is making a substantial investment in the future of viticulture with a $3 million gift to Sonoma State University.

Clover School District Prepares for Construction


(07/09/2014)
Builders, renovators and planners are working through the summer to finish up upgrade projects in the Clover School District in time to start work on the five larger projects approved by voters in March as part of the $67 million bond referendum, which will pay part of the $99 million construction plan.

Hawaii School to Build Innovative DREAMS Facility


(07/02/2014)
The Hawaii Department of Education and Waihapu Intermediate School have partnered with Santa Monica, Calif.-based DLR Group to design a facility that will house the school’s new DREAMS Program.

Cleveland School Board Approves Construction Tax Extension


(07/02/2014)
The Cleveland school board last week approved a $200 million extension of the $335 million bond issue passed in 2001.

Construction on New Texas High School to Begin


(06/25/2014)
Construction on a new Mission Collegiate High School (MCHS) campus in Alton, Texas is expected to begin July 1.

N.J. School, Architect Collaborate on STEM Center


(06/25/2014)
Dwight-Englewood School officials broke ground June 3 on the new Hajjar STEM Center building.

Cradle to Cradle Report Highlights Certification Benefits


(06/18/2014)
The Cradle to Cradle Certified Program, which was integrated into the new LEED Version 4 rating system, may be the next rating system for product manufacturing companies in the school construction market to consider.

Washburn University Names Residence Hall Architects


(06/18/2014)
The Washburn University Board of Regents moved even closer to breaking ground on a new 350-bed student residence on June 11 when they approved the hiring of HTK Architects of Topeka and KwK Architects of St. Louis.