American School & University http://asumag.com/rss.xml en West Virginia district wants to replace 2 flood-damaged elementary schools with 1 consolidated campus http://asumag.com/new-construction/west-virginia-district-wants-replace-2-flood-damaged-elementary-schools-1-consolida <div class="node-body article-body">Consolidated campus would be built in Kanawha County to replace schools heavily damaged in flooding last year.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/west-virginia-district-wants-replace-2-flood-damaged-elementary-schools-1-consolida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/west-virginia-district-wants-replace-2-flood-damaged-elementary-schools-1-consolida#comments New Construction Fire & Life Safety Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:37:00 +0000 67141 at http://asumag.com <p>Flooding in June 2016 heavily damaged Clendenin Elementary School.</p> WSAZ-TV $95 million biosciences building opens at Central Michigan University http://asumag.com/new-construction/95-million-biosciences-building-opens-central-michigan-university <div class="node-body article-body">The university says the building is the largest ever capital project in its history.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/95-million-biosciences-building-opens-central-michigan-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/95-million-biosciences-building-opens-central-michigan-university#comments Green Design & Buildings New Construction Science, Laboratory & Research Facilities Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:56:00 +0000 67121 at http://asumag.com Central Michigan University New Oregon State University campus opens first residence hall http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-oregon-state-university-campus-opens-first-residence-hall <div class="node-body article-body">New facility at OSU-Cascades campus in Bend will accommodate 300 students.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-oregon-state-university-campus-opens-first-residence-hall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-oregon-state-university-campus-opens-first-residence-hall#comments New Construction Housing & Residence Halls Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:13:00 +0000 67111 at http://asumag.com <p>The newly opened dining facility on the OSU-Cascades campus features a large fireplace.</p> Oregon State University-Cascades Oakland, Calif., diocese announces closing of 5 Catholic schools http://asumag.com/business-finance/oakland-calif-diocese-announces-closing-5-catholic-schools <div class="node-body article-body">Financial woes and inadequate enrollment claim 3 schools in Oakland, 1 in Union City and 1 in El Cerrito.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/oakland-calif-diocese-announces-closing-5-catholic-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/oakland-calif-diocese-announces-closing-5-catholic-schools#comments Business & Finance Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:42:00 +0000 67101 at http://asumag.com <p>St. Jarlath&nbsp;Catholic School in Oakland is one of five being shut down by the diocese.</p> KGO-TV Michigan identifies 38 poorly performing schools that may be forced to close http://asumag.com/business-finance/michigan-identifies-38-poorly-performing-schools-may-be-forced-close <div class="node-body article-body">State's school reform office says the targeted schools have a record of persistent poor performance.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/michigan-identifies-38-poorly-performing-schools-may-be-forced-close" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/michigan-identifies-38-poorly-performing-schools-may-be-forced-close#comments Business & Finance Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:49:00 +0000 67091 at http://asumag.com <p>Michigan State School Reform Officer Natasha Baker released a list of 38 schools in the state that could be forced to close.</p> School Reform Office, Michigan Student wounded in shooting at Ohio high school http://asumag.com/cpted-crime-prevention-through-environmental-design/student-wounded-shooting-ohio-high-school <div class="node-body article-body">Another student is in custody; condition of victim has not been disclosed.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/cpted-crime-prevention-through-environmental-design/student-wounded-shooting-ohio-high-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/cpted-crime-prevention-through-environmental-design/student-wounded-shooting-ohio-high-school#comments CPTED (Crime Prevention through Environmental Design) Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:10:00 +0000 67081 at http://asumag.com <p>West Liberty-Salem School Superintendent Kraig Hissong meets with reporters about the shooting at West-Liberty Salem High School.</p> WDTN-TV Planned school closure in Denver prompts parent protests http://asumag.com/business-finance/planned-school-closure-denver-prompts-parent-protests <div class="node-body article-body">The district is closing Gilpin Montessori School because of subpar performance and low enrollment.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/planned-school-closure-denver-prompts-parent-protests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/planned-school-closure-denver-prompts-parent-protests#comments Business & Finance Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:23:00 +0000 67071 at http://asumag.com <p>Parents protested the decision to close Gilpin&nbsp;Montessori School.</p> KUSA-TV Developer offers $9 million to buy Dallas school district headquarters http://asumag.com/business-finance/developer-offers-9-million-buy-dallas-school-district-headquarters <div class="node-body article-body">The district spent $46.5 million last year on a building that will serve as its new headquarters.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/developer-offers-9-million-buy-dallas-school-district-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/developer-offers-9-million-buy-dallas-school-district-headquarters#comments Business & Finance Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:10:00 +0000 67051 at http://asumag.com Boston mayor proposes $1 billion building upgrade for city school system http://asumag.com/facility-planning/boston-mayor-proposes-1-billion-building-upgrade-city-school-system <div class="node-body article-body">Mayor Marty Walsh discusses education proposal during his State of the City Address.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/facility-planning/boston-mayor-proposes-1-billion-building-upgrade-city-school-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/facility-planning/boston-mayor-proposes-1-billion-building-upgrade-city-school-system#comments Facility Planning Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:11:00 +0000 67041 at http://asumag.com <p>Boston Mayor Marty Walsh delivers the State of the City Address.</p> Boston Mayor's Office All but 13 schools in Baltimore County (Md.) district have air conditioning http://asumag.com/hvac/all-13-schools-baltimore-county-md-district-have-air-conditioning <div class="node-body article-body">The district had 90 schools without air conditioning in 2010.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/hvac/all-13-schools-baltimore-county-md-district-have-air-conditioning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/hvac/all-13-schools-baltimore-county-md-district-have-air-conditioning#comments Renovation HVAC Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:14:00 +0000 67031 at http://asumag.com Throwback Thursday http://asumag.com/facilities/throwback-thursday <div class="node-body gallery-body">Each Thursday, we'll post a photograph of a vintage educational facility culled from American School & University archives or from images submitted by readers.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/facilities/throwback-thursday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/facilities/throwback-thursday#comments Facilities Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:00:00 +0000 56381 at http://asumag.com Maryland district opens net-zero-energy middle school http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/maryland-district-opens-net-zero-energy-middle-school <div class="node-body article-body">Howard County school officials say the new Wilde Lake Middle School is the first net-zero-energy school in Maryland.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/maryland-district-opens-net-zero-energy-middle-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/maryland-district-opens-net-zero-energy-middle-school#comments Green Design & Buildings New Construction Energy Management Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:46:00 +0000 67021 at http://asumag.com <p>Rooftop solar panels provide energy for Wilde Lake Middle School.</p> Howard County Public Schools Business school facility at University of South Carolina gets LEED Platinum http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/business-school-facility-university-south-carolina-gets-leed-platinum <div class="node-body article-body">The Darla Moore School of Business building opened on the Columbia campus in August 2014.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/business-school-facility-university-south-carolina-gets-leed-platinum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/business-school-facility-university-south-carolina-gets-leed-platinum#comments Green Design & Buildings Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:08:00 +0000 67011 at http://asumag.com <p>The Darla Moore School of Business building in Columbia, S.C.</p> University of South Carolina Nominee for education secretary says guns may be needed in schools because of grizzly bears http://asumag.com/safety-security/nominee-education-secretary-says-guns-may-be-needed-schools-because-grizzly-bears <div class="node-body article-body">Betsy DeVos answers questions from senators during confirmation hearing.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/safety-security/nominee-education-secretary-says-guns-may-be-needed-schools-because-grizzly-bears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/safety-security/nominee-education-secretary-says-guns-may-be-needed-schools-because-grizzly-bears#comments Safety & Security Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:05:00 +0000 67001 at http://asumag.com <p>Betsy DeVos, nominee for U.S. education secretary, appears before the Senate&nbsp;Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.</p> NBC News Opening of Mitchell (S.D.) district performing arts center delayed http://asumag.com/new-construction/opening-mitchell-sd-district-performing-arts-center-delayed <div class="node-body article-body">Installation of fire alarms and other safety systems was not completed in time for scheduled opening.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/opening-mitchell-sd-district-performing-arts-center-delayed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/opening-mitchell-sd-district-performing-arts-center-delayed#comments New Construction Auditoriums & Performance Spaces Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:48:00 +0000 66991 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering of new performing arts center in the MIchell (S.D.) district.</p> MSH Architects New high school opens in Jasper City, Ala. http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-high-school-opens-jasper-city-ala <div class="node-body article-body">The new school has a new name--Jasper High School.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-high-school-opens-jasper-city-ala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-high-school-opens-jasper-city-ala#comments New Construction Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:15:00 +0000 66981 at http://asumag.com <p>Jasper High School opened last week in Jasper City, Ala.</p> WVTM-TV High school in Colorado Springs will focus on recovery from substance abuse http://asumag.com/facility-planning/high-school-colorado-springs-will-focus-recovery-substance-abuse <div class="node-body article-body">The Landmark Community School is targeting students 14 to 19 years old with 30 days of sobriety</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/facility-planning/high-school-colorado-springs-will-focus-recovery-substance-abuse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/facility-planning/high-school-colorado-springs-will-focus-recovery-substance-abuse#comments Facility Planning Safety & Security Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:34:00 +0000 66971 at http://asumag.com <p>Volunteers took part in a work day last year to prepare the Landmark Community School for opening.</p> Landmark Community School Chicago school employees told to take four days of unpaid furlough http://asumag.com/budgeting/chicago-school-employees-told-take-four-days-unpaid-furlough <div class="node-body article-body">District officials are imposing budget cuts after governor vetoes pension funding bill.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/chicago-school-employees-told-take-four-days-unpaid-furlough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/chicago-school-employees-told-take-four-days-unpaid-furlough#comments Budgeting Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:32:00 +0000 66961 at http://asumag.com California district temporarily relocates high school because of nearby construction http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/california-district-temporarily-relocates-high-school-because-nearby-construction <div class="node-body article-body">Construction of Coachella Valley district administration facilities is too disruptive to students and staff at La Familia High.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/california-district-temporarily-relocates-high-school-because-nearby-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/california-district-temporarily-relocates-high-school-because-nearby-construction#comments New Construction Fire & Life Safety Fri, 13 Jan 2017 18:20:00 +0000 66941 at http://asumag.com <p>Ongoing construction of an administrative complex in the Coachella Valley district (<em>rendering, above</em>) has prompted officials to temporarily relocate nearby La Familia High School.</p> Coachella Valley Unified School District School district, teachers union settle lawsuit over poor building conditions in Detroit http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/school-district-teachers-union-settle-lawsuit-over-poor-building-conditions-d <div class="node-body article-body">Five-person committee will ensure that building repair requests in the school system are handled promptly.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/school-district-teachers-union-settle-lawsuit-over-poor-building-conditions-d" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/school-district-teachers-union-settle-lawsuit-over-poor-building-conditions-d#comments Maintenance & Operations Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Fire & Life Safety Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:44:00 +0000 66931 at http://asumag.com <p>Many schools in Detroit had to close last year because of a teacher sickout&nbsp;protesting poor building conditions.</p> Superintendent in Maryland district sues her own school board http://asumag.com/business-finance/superintendent-maryland-district-sues-her-own-school-board <div class="node-body article-body">Howard County Superintendent Renee Foose says the board's actions have illegally usurped her authority.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/superintendent-maryland-district-sues-her-own-school-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/superintendent-maryland-district-sues-her-own-school-board#comments Business & Finance Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:11:00 +0000 66921 at http://asumag.com $500 million gift to University of California San Francisco http://asumag.com/budgeting/500-million-gift-university-california-san-francisco <div class="node-body article-body">The donation from the Helen Diller Foundation is the largest ever made to the school.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/500-million-gift-university-california-san-francisco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/500-million-gift-university-california-san-francisco#comments Budgeting Funding Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:41:00 +0000 66911 at http://asumag.com Military science building opens at Georgia Southern University http://asumag.com/new-construction/military-science-building-opens-georgia-southern-university <div class="node-body article-body">32,000-square-foot facility provides a new home for the university's ROTC program.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/military-science-building-opens-georgia-southern-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/military-science-building-opens-georgia-southern-university#comments New Construction Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:05:00 +0000 66901 at http://asumag.com <p>The new military science building at Georgia Southern University.</p> Georgia Southern University 2 Catholic schools in Chicago's south suburbs will close http://asumag.com/budgeting/2-catholic-schools-chicagos-south-suburbs-will-close <div class="node-body article-body">Low enrollment and financial difficulties blamed for schools closing in Homewood and Oak Lawn.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/2-catholic-schools-chicagos-south-suburbs-will-close" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/2-catholic-schools-chicagos-south-suburbs-will-close#comments Budgeting Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:58:00 +0000 66891 at http://asumag.com Princeton University plans $1 billion in facility spending in next 5 years http://asumag.com/funding/princeton-university-plans-1-billion-facility-spending-next-5-years <div class="node-body article-body">Economic impact study measures the university's effect on the New Jersey economy.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/funding/princeton-university-plans-1-billion-facility-spending-next-5-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/funding/princeton-university-plans-1-billion-facility-spending-next-5-years#comments Budgeting Funding Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:52:00 +0000 66871 at http://asumag.com Tennessee college opens new math and science building http://asumag.com/new-construction/tennessee-college-opens-new-math-and-science-building <div class="node-body article-body">Tusculum College has built the 100,000-square-foot Ronald H. and Verna June Meen Center for Science and Math </div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/tennessee-college-opens-new-math-and-science-building" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/tennessee-college-opens-new-math-and-science-building#comments New Construction Science, Laboratory & Research Facilities Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:05:00 +0000 66861 at http://asumag.com <p>Ronald H. and Verna June Meen Center for Science and Math</p> Tusculum College Louisiana court says some charter schools aren't entitled to public funds http://asumag.com/business-finance/louisiana-court-says-some-charter-schools-arent-entitled-public-funds <div class="node-body article-body">The schools affected by the 3-2 court ruling have a total of about 13,000 students.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/louisiana-court-says-some-charter-schools-arent-entitled-public-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/louisiana-court-says-some-charter-schools-arent-entitled-public-funds#comments Business & Finance Funding Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:31:00 +0000 66851 at http://asumag.com Illinois lawmakers pass bill to require lead testing of drinking water in elementary schools http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/illinois-lawmakers-pass-bill-require-lead-testing-drinking-water-elementary-schools <div class="node-body article-body">Governor is expected to sign legislation.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/illinois-lawmakers-pass-bill-require-lead-testing-drinking-water-elementary-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/illinois-lawmakers-pass-bill-require-lead-testing-drinking-water-elementary-schools#comments Fire & Life Safety Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:35:00 +0000 66841 at http://asumag.com Student housing set to open in mixed-use development at San Diego State University http://asumag.com/new-construction/student-housing-set-open-mixed-use-development-san-diego-state-university <div class="node-body article-body">South Campus Plaza includes housing for more than 600 students.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/student-housing-set-open-mixed-use-development-san-diego-state-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/student-housing-set-open-mixed-use-development-san-diego-state-university#comments New Construction Housing & Residence Halls Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:38:00 +0000 66831 at http://asumag.com <p>The South Campus Plaza mixed-use development at San Diego State University includes student housing and retail establishments.</p> San Diego State University Students move into new residence hall at Iowa State University http://asumag.com/new-construction/students-move-new-residence-hall-iowa-state-university <div class="node-body article-body">Geoffroy Hall cost $49.5 million to build.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/students-move-new-residence-hall-iowa-state-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/students-move-new-residence-hall-iowa-state-university#comments New Construction Housing & Residence Halls Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:14:00 +0000 66821 at http://asumag.com <p>Geoffroy Hall</p> Iowa State University