Massachusetts Governor Proposes Increased Funding for Education

Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts is no stranger when it comes to education reform. Back in 2010, Patrick signed a historic education reform bill that sought to close achievement gaps and transform Massachusetts’ public schools by providing increased funding.

Q&A: Maintenance and Operations, 21st-Century Style

By Lisa Kopochinski
Much has changed over the decades in the maintenance and operations of schools. The facilities industry no longer just comprises individuals who know a little something about construction or cleaning. New building technologies and increasing legislative requirements have placed a strong focus on professionalism and the importance of working with industry leaders.

Massive Rebate for Energy Efficient Design in Massachusetts

There are perks for those using energy efficient designs and the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (CRLS) is seeing it first hand.

New UMass Amherst Police Station Renews Campus Safety Goals

A new 27,500-square-foot, “high-tech” police station opened on the University of Massachusetts’ flagship Amherst campus — a facility that will call attention to the university’s renewed focus on campus safety.

Housing Project Unscathed by Winter

A 200-bed residence hall at Anna Maria College is proceeding on schedule despite a harsh winter season in New England.

Dining Hall Renovation Lands LEED Silver

Phillips Academy, a residential secondary school in Massachusetts, earned LEED Silver certification for the renovation of its 80-year-old dining hall, Paresky Commons.

Harvard Business School Starts Up Construction

Harvard Business School will start construction of two new projects in the Boston neighborhood of Allston after putting development plans on hold during the recession.

Historic Renovations Completed at Conservatory

Following a year of construction, a $20 million project that included renovations to four of New England Conservatory’s historic buildings was recently completed.

Industrial Evolution: School Utilizes Factory Site for New Campus

By Jack Hobbs
WORCESTER, Mass. — Just one year ago, the site Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public High School was home to the dusty, dilapidated remnants of Worcester’s industrial heyday.