Marshfield Completes New Model High School


(08/20/2014)
The Marshfield community officially cut the ribbon on a new 267,500-square-foot high school facility on Aug. 8.

Virginia Study Highlights School Safety Perceptions


(08/13/2014)
A report released by the University of Virginia Curry School of Education shows a majority of Virginia high school students feel both safe and supported in their schools. The Virginia Secondary School Climate Survey, developed by a team of researchers led by professor Dewey Cornell Ph.D., was administered to 48,027 students in grades nine through 12, as well as 13,455 teachers.

Perkins+Will Earns Accolades for FIU Science Complex Design

By Jessie Fetterling
(08/13/2014)
Opened in March 2013, the Florida International University (FIU) Science Classroom Complex has since received accolades for its sustainable design. The latest: It was one of two education projects designed by Miami-based Perkins+Will to be honored by the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects at the 2014 AIA Florida Honor & Design Awards in July. The other was the University of Florida Clinical and Translational Research Building.

Pennsylvania Charter School Expands to New Facility


(08/13/2014)
Construction broke ground on the new Bear Creek Community Charter School in Bear Creek Township in late July.

Florida Firm Designs 21st Century Schools


(08/06/2014)
SchenkelShultz Architecture, is helping the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) build 21st century schools for 21st century learners. The Florida-based firm is currently designing more than 1.5 million square feet of high performance, 21st Century Schools for the DoDEA in both the United States and Europe, helping the department to modernize its sprawling educational infrastructure.

Trenton High School Gears Up for Renovation


(08/06/2014)
The more than 1,800 students currently enrolled at Trenton Central High School will be attending three separate buildings come fall, while the antiquated building is being replaced as part of a $130 million construction project.

Historic Chicopee High School Undergoes Upgrade

By Jessie Fetterling
(07/24/2014)
A groundbreaking ceremony for the roughly $38 million renovation of the old Chicopee High School was held on July 22. The more-than-110-year-old building will undergo significant changes to convert the building into a middle school and bring the antiquated facility up to 21st century standards.

Educational Heritage Shines in New Student Center


(07/24/2014)
North Carolina State University (NC State) was founded in two areas of study: agricultural, earth-based sciences and technology-driven mechanical arts. To honor this twofold heritage, Duda|Paine Architects has designed a new student union that reflects the institution’s dual origins and provides a new cultural hub for students.

MIT Releases East Campus Redevelopment Plans


(07/24/2014)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Provost Marty Schmidt recently announced that school officials have progressed on a proposal to rezone the school’s East Campus and Kendall Square parcel in Boston.

FCC Pushes for School Technology Expansion


(07/24/2014)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took major steps recently to expand digital learning opportunities made possible by the E-rate program.