Posts by Jill Nolin

in Schoolhouse Beat Nov 14, 2014

South Carolina district faced with $400 million in construction needs

A South Carolina school district may have to spend nearly $400 million over the next decade to keep pace with growth projections....More
in Schoolhouse Beat Nov 14, 2014

$3 billion in higher ed construction funding proposed in Texas

The legislation was just one of the bills related to higher education that was submitted on the first day of filing....More
in Schoolhouse Beat, Hot Topics Nov 05, 2014

Temporary K-12 funding boost floated in Colorado

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has pitched a $380 million supplement for K-12 schools that would increase the per-pupil funding by $475....More
in Schoolhouse Beat Nov 04, 2014

Georgia university system’s plan to privatize goes before voters

Georgia voters will decide whether private entities that run housing and parking operations for the state’s university system should get a pass on....More
in Schoolhouse Beat Oct 28, 2014

Work on new Sandy Hook school begins quietly

No official groundbreaking was held out of respect to the community. “It’s a very sensitive topic,” Newtown Selectman Will Rodgers told the News-....More
in Schoolhouse Beat, Hot Topics Oct 28, 2014

Montana hopes to increase pre-K opportunities

Montana does not currently dedicate state funding for preschool education, but it’s trying to change that....More

Houghton College expects solar installation to nearly half energy costs

A 2.5-megawatt solar installation is underway at Houghton College in western New York....More
in Schoolhouse Beat Oct 06, 2014

Federal grant comment period a chance to champion health in schools, group says

The U.S. Department of Education is accepting feedback on proposed requirements for its School Improvement Grant program (SIG), which awards grants....More
in Schoolhouse Beat Oct 03, 2014

Northeastern quietly closes renowned research center

University officials told the Globe that the decision was made because there was no endowment to support the center and there was no successor to....More
in Schoolhouse Beat Sep 30, 2014

Central Michigan University project is its largest ever

Work has started on a $95 million Biosciences Building at Central Michigan University, making it the largest construction project in the university....More

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