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Centuries of Schooling in One Historic Building

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 20:35
The Atkinson Academy, a K-5 school in a small, New Hampshire town, began life as a one-room schoolhouse more than 200 years ago, and parts of the early 19th century building are still used by students today.
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8 Tips to Prepare Schools for Potential Disasters

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 20:35
Smart planning includes an eye toward the types of catastrophic events that might affect your region, and lining up resources needed for facilities and technology to bounce back.
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School Facilities Form a Foundation for Learning

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 20:35
Debate over the nation's schools often focuses on the abstract and academic, but planning, building, and maintaining 21st century facilities can prove crucial to student achievement.
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School Planners Face Daunting Task in Matching Facilities, Enrollment

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 20:35
Predicting and preparing for growth and deciding where to site schools forces officials to take the long view—and to expect the unexpected.
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High Costs, Wary Taxpayers Make School Projects a Hard Sell

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 20:35
Against a backdrop of tight local budgets and competing priorities, local officials get creative in seeking community support for the capital financing they need for school facilities.
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Showcasing Creativity in School Construction

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 20:35
In some communities, new designs for schools support the academic goals of educators—and push the boundaries of traditional K-12 architecture.
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Energy Efficiency Is Built Into the Mission at 'Green Schools'

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 20:35
Innovative designs aim to save money, protect the environment, and boost student performance and health. But there’s a lot to consider in making such schools truly sustainable.
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Bond Market Offers 'Green' Option for Building Eco-Friendly Schools

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 20:35
A growing segment of the municipal-bond market serves communities hoping to leverage the promise of energy efficiency and environmental responsibility to finance big-ticket projects.
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Baltimore Violence Prompts Halt to School Student Trips

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 15:48
Officials with a county school district in Maryland say they have halted school-related trips to Baltimore because of escalating violence in the city.
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Time Out of the Classroom Made Me a Better STEM Teacher

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 21:42
For one computer science teacher, a summer internship in corporate America offered valuable lessons for classroom instruction.
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When It Comes to Sexual Harassment, Schools Are Not Immune

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 21:32
The cascade of sexual harassment and assault allegations against high-profile men in politics and entertainment has raised concerns across industries, including in education.
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