American School & University http://asumag.com/rss.xml en Demolition will clear the way for new student housing at University of Louisville http://asumag.com/housing-residence-halls/demolition-will-clear-way-new-student-housing-university-louisville <div class="node-body article-body">$45 million facility will provide living space for 500 students.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/housing-residence-halls/demolition-will-clear-way-new-student-housing-university-louisville" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/housing-residence-halls/demolition-will-clear-way-new-student-housing-university-louisville#comments New Construction Housing & Residence Halls Fri, 29 May 2015 18:42:00 +0000 50431 at http://asumag.com <p>The University of Louisville is tearing down three former residence halls to make way for a $45 million student housing complex.</p> WDRB-TV Campus overhaul about to begin at Illinois high school http://asumag.com/renovation/campus-overhaul-about-begin-illinois-high-school <div class="node-body article-body">A 275,000-square-foot addition will be built over the next two years at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/renovation/campus-overhaul-about-begin-illinois-high-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/renovation/campus-overhaul-about-begin-illinois-high-school#comments Renovation Fri, 29 May 2015 17:09:00 +0000 50421 at http://asumag.com <p>Modular classrooms have been added at New Trier High School in advance of a major facilities overhaul on the Winnetka, Ill., campus.</p> New Trier High School Struggling Highland Park (Mich.) district is closing its only high school (with Video) http://asumag.com/budgeting/struggling-highland-park-mich-district-closing-its-only-high-school-video <div class="node-body article-body">The state-appointed emergency manager of the district says Highland Park Renaissance Academy is too small to compete with nearby high schools. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/struggling-highland-park-mich-district-closing-its-only-high-school-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/struggling-highland-park-mich-district-closing-its-only-high-school-video#comments Budgeting Classrooms Fri, 29 May 2015 14:09:00 +0000 50411 at http://asumag.com <p>Highland Park Renaissance Academy, Highland Park, Mich.</p> WDIV-TV Baltimore city district issues layoff notices to more than 150 central office staff http://asumag.com/budgeting/baltimore-city-district-issues-layoff-notices-more-150-central-office-staff <div class="node-body article-body">District CEO Gregory Thornton had indicated earlier this year that a reorganization would eliminate at least 100 central office jobs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/baltimore-city-district-issues-layoff-notices-more-150-central-office-staff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/baltimore-city-district-issues-layoff-notices-more-150-central-office-staff#comments Budgeting Thu, 28 May 2015 15:07:00 +0000 50401 at http://asumag.com <p>Baltimore city schools CEO Gregory Thornton eliminates more than 150 central office positions in reorganization.</p> GALLERY: Emerson College's Hollywood Campus is Ready for Its Closeup http://asumag.com/new-construction/gallery-emerson-colleges-hollywood-campus-ready-its-closeup <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Emerson College Los Angeles, the new West Coast home for the Boston-based liberal arts college, has been recognized&nbsp;by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for its "Stellar Architecture" and innovative use of technology in its building design.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/gallery-emerson-colleges-hollywood-campus-ready-its-closeup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/gallery-emerson-colleges-hollywood-campus-ready-its-closeup#comments Green Design & Buildings New Construction Wed, 27 May 2015 21:15:00 +0000 50391 at http://asumag.com Preschool student dies in South Carolina bus crash http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/preschool-student-dies-south-carolina-bus-crash <div class="node-body article-body">Bus and truck collide on road in Aiken County, S.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/preschool-student-dies-south-carolina-bus-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/preschool-student-dies-south-carolina-bus-crash#comments Fire & Life Safety Wed, 27 May 2015 17:36:00 +0000 50381 at http://asumag.com WRDW-TV 20 New Jersey students face charges in sexting investigation (with Video) http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/20-new-jersey-students-face-charges-sexting-investigation-video <div class="node-body article-body">Male students at high school and middle school in Cape May County were allegedly passing around nude photos of female students.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/20-new-jersey-students-face-charges-sexting-investigation-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/20-new-jersey-students-face-charges-sexting-investigation-video#comments Crime & Bullying Prevention Wed, 27 May 2015 16:31:00 +0000 50371 at http://asumag.com KYW-TV Cleveland schools CEO gets 4-year extension http://asumag.com/business-finance/cleveland-schools-ceo-gets-4-year-extension <div class="node-body article-body">Eric Gordon has led the school system since 2011.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/cleveland-schools-ceo-gets-4-year-extension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/cleveland-schools-ceo-gets-4-year-extension#comments Business & Finance Wed, 27 May 2015 16:01:00 +0000 50361 at http://asumag.com <p>Eric Gordon, Cleveland schools CEO</p> University of Colorado Colorado Springs expands recreation center to keep up with student enrollment growth http://asumag.com/renovation/university-colorado-colorado-springs-expands-recreation-center-keep-student-enrollment-gr <div class="node-body article-body">$16.3 million project has been designed to receive a LEED gold rating for its green features.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/renovation/university-colorado-colorado-springs-expands-recreation-center-keep-student-enrollment-gr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/renovation/university-colorado-colorado-springs-expands-recreation-center-keep-student-enrollment-gr#comments Green Design & Buildings Renovation Tue, 26 May 2015 18:25:00 +0000 50351 at http://asumag.com <p>A renovated and expanded Recreation and Wellness Center is scheduled to open later this year at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.</p> Prank or Crime? Students break into school, release 72,000 ladybugs http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/prank-or-crime-students-break-school-release-72000-ladybugs <div class="node-body article-body">Several students at Chopticon High School in Morganza, Md., face criminal charges after senior prank, but fellow students say it was a harmless joke. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/prank-or-crime-students-break-school-release-72000-ladybugs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/prank-or-crime-students-break-school-release-72000-ladybugs#comments Crime & Bullying Prevention Physical Security Tue, 26 May 2015 15:49:00 +0000 50331 at http://asumag.com <p>Some of the ladybugs released into a Maryland high school as a senior prank.</p> WTTG-TV Maine campus to get biomass energy plant http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/maine-campus-get-biomass-energy-plant <div class="node-body article-body">Energy produced by the $11 million facility is expected to replace 390,000 gallons a year of heating oil.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/maine-campus-get-biomass-energy-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/maine-campus-get-biomass-energy-plant#comments Green Design & Buildings New Construction Energy Fri, 22 May 2015 17:29:00 +0000 50301 at http://asumag.com University of Maine at Farmington Illinois report calls for crackdown on excessive compensation for higher-education administrators http://asumag.com/budgeting/illinois-report-calls-crackdown-excessive-compensation-higher-education-administrators <div class="node-body article-body">Illinois Senate Democrats say too many administrators receive extravagant pay and perks with little public accountability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/illinois-report-calls-crackdown-excessive-compensation-higher-education-administrators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/illinois-report-calls-crackdown-excessive-compensation-higher-education-administrators#comments Budgeting Fri, 22 May 2015 15:20:00 +0000 50291 at http://asumag.com <p>Outcry over a severance package for the president of the College of DuPage prompted a legislative report on compensation for higher-education administrators.</p> College of DuPage Three Strikes: Bond request in Idaho district goes down to defeat again http://asumag.com/bond-issues/three-strikes-bond-request-idaho-district-goes-down-defeat-again <div class="node-body article-body">For the third time in 14 months, voters in Bonneville District No. 93 have rejected a proposal to build a high school.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/bond-issues/three-strikes-bond-request-idaho-district-goes-down-defeat-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/bond-issues/three-strikes-bond-request-idaho-district-goes-down-defeat-again#comments Bond Issues Thu, 21 May 2015 19:41:00 +0000 50281 at http://asumag.com <p>A new high school would have relieved crowding in Bonneville District No. 93 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, but voters rejected a bond request for the third time.</p> KIDK-TV Stage collapse at Indiana high school resulted from employee's alterations http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/stage-collapse-indiana-high-school-resulted-employees-alterations <div class="node-body article-body">Investigators say the changes to the stage at Westfield High School were ill-advised, but do not merit criminal charges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/stage-collapse-indiana-high-school-resulted-employees-alterations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/fire-life-safety/stage-collapse-indiana-high-school-resulted-employees-alterations#comments Fire & Life Safety Thu, 21 May 2015 18:44:00 +0000 50271 at http://asumag.com <p>Students performing in April at Westfield (Ind.) High School immediately before the cover over the orchestra pit collapses.</p> Compostable plates will replace trays for millions of students http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/compostable-plates-will-replace-trays-millions-students <div class="node-body article-body">A coalition of the nation's largest school districts will begin using environmentally friendly plates in their cafeterias.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/compostable-plates-will-replace-trays-millions-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/compostable-plates-will-replace-trays-millions-students#comments Sustainability Initiatives Thu, 21 May 2015 13:54:00 +0000 50261 at http://asumag.com <p>Compostable plates developed for use in school cafeterias will keep millions of polystyrene trays out of landfills.</p> Urban School Food Alliance GALLERY: Fixing a Flawed Facility: Eagle Stadium, Allen, Texas http://asumag.com/recreation-athletic-facilities/gallery-fixing-flawed-facility-eagle-stadium-allen-texas <div class="node-body gallery-body">After structural flaws were found last year in the 2-year-old, $60 million facility, the Allen school district completed $2.5 million in repairs to make the stadium safe for use.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/recreation-athletic-facilities/gallery-fixing-flawed-facility-eagle-stadium-allen-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/recreation-athletic-facilities/gallery-fixing-flawed-facility-eagle-stadium-allen-texas#comments Construction Recreation & Athletic Facilities Renovation Wed, 20 May 2015 17:44:00 +0000 50251 at http://asumag.com <p>Allen Independent School District&#39;s Eagle Stadium.</p> Top 10 Energy Conserving Universities in the United States and Canada 2015 http://asumag.com/top-10s/top-10-energy-conserving-universities-united-states-and-canada-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">The Campus Conservation Nationals contest is an annual spring competition among colleges in the United States and Canada to save energy and water. Here (in alphabetical order) are the schools achieved the greatest overall percent reduction in electricity use during their competitions, with reductions ranging from 13 to 31%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/top-10s/top-10-energy-conserving-universities-united-states-and-canada-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/top-10s/top-10-energy-conserving-universities-united-states-and-canada-2015#comments Sustainability Initiatives Top 10s Tue, 19 May 2015 19:52:00 +0000 50241 at http://asumag.com School under construction in Beaverton (Ore.) district will eventually be a middle school http://asumag.com/construction/school-under-construction-beaverton-ore-district-will-eventually-be-middle-school <div class="node-body article-body">For its first 4 years, the campus will be used as swing space for elementary schools being rebuilt.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/construction/school-under-construction-beaverton-ore-district-will-eventually-be-middle-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/construction/school-under-construction-beaverton-ore-district-will-eventually-be-middle-school#comments Construction Tue, 19 May 2015 19:48:00 +0000 50231 at http://asumag.com KOIN-TV Stadium repairs nearly complete in Allen (Texas) district http://asumag.com/recreation-athletic-facilities/stadium-repairs-nearly-complete-allen-texas-district <div class="node-body article-body">$60 million Eagle Stadium was closed for more than a year while structural defects were repaired.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/recreation-athletic-facilities/stadium-repairs-nearly-complete-allen-texas-district" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/recreation-athletic-facilities/stadium-repairs-nearly-complete-allen-texas-district#comments Building Structure Recreation & Athletic Facilities Renovation Tue, 19 May 2015 16:10:00 +0000 50211 at http://asumag.com <p>Closed for repairs for more than a year, the Allen district&#39;s Eagle Stadium will reopen in time for high school graduation on June 5.</p> Photo: Allen ISD Battle Creek (Mich.) board votes to close one elementary school (with Video) http://asumag.com/budgeting/battle-creek-mich-board-votes-close-one-elementary-school-video <div class="node-body article-body">But the board also opted not to follow a recommendation to close a second elementary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/battle-creek-mich-board-votes-close-one-elementary-school-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/battle-creek-mich-board-votes-close-one-elementary-school-video#comments Budgeting Tue, 19 May 2015 15:29:00 +0000 50201 at http://asumag.com WWMT-TV Time Machine Tuesday http://asumag.com/architecture/time-machine-tuesday <div class="node-body gallery-body">See how far School Facility Design has come since 1928. All the school's shown were featured in an issue of American School & University magazine.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/architecture/time-machine-tuesday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/architecture/time-machine-tuesday#comments Architecture Facilities dailynews Tue, 19 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 46831 at http://asumag.com Top candidate for superintendent in Montgomery County, Md., drops out http://asumag.com/business-finance/top-candidate-superintendent-montgomery-county-md-drops-out <div class="node-body article-body">Andrew Houlihan, a district administrator in Houston, withdraws after the Montgomery County district identified him as the top contender for the job.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/top-candidate-superintendent-montgomery-county-md-drops-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/top-candidate-superintendent-montgomery-county-md-drops-out#comments Business & Finance Mon, 18 May 2015 17:34:00 +0000 50191 at http://asumag.com GALLERY: Largest-ever construction project underway on Clemson University campus http://asumag.com/construction/gallery-largest-ever-construction-project-underway-clemson-university-campus <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Take a look at plans for the Douthit Hills development on the campus of Clemson University in Clemson, S.C. University officials say the $212 million project is the largest construction effort ever on the campus. It will provide badly needed student housing, as well as retail space and other student amenities.</p> </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://asumag.com/construction/gallery-largest-ever-construction-project-underway-clemson-university-campus#comments Construction Housing & Residence Halls Mon, 18 May 2015 15:37:00 +0000 50181 at http://asumag.com GALLERY: Building Schools Deep in the Heart of Texas http://asumag.com/construction/gallery-building-schools-deep-heart-texas <div class="node-body gallery-body">In San Antonio, the Northside Independent School District has opened more than 30 new schools in the last decade, and more are on the way.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/construction/gallery-building-schools-deep-heart-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/construction/gallery-building-schools-deep-heart-texas#comments Construction Fri, 15 May 2015 18:12:00 +0000 50171 at http://asumag.com Two girls wounded when gunmen shoot at school bus in Jacksonville, Fla. (with Video) http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/two-girls-wounded-when-gunmen-shoot-school-bus-jacksonville-fla-video <div class="node-body article-body">Injuries are not life-threatening; bus was filled with students when shooting took place.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/two-girls-wounded-when-gunmen-shoot-school-bus-jacksonville-fla-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/two-girls-wounded-when-gunmen-shoot-school-bus-jacksonville-fla-video#comments Crime & Bullying Prevention Fire & Life Safety Fri, 15 May 2015 15:28:00 +0000 50161 at http://asumag.com <p>Two girls were wounded when shots were fired at a school bus in Jacksonville, Fla.</p> First Coast News School bullying declines, federal government says http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/school-bullying-declines-federal-government-says <div class="node-body article-body">Statistics from federal survey show that in 2012-13, fewer students aged 12 to 18 reported being bullied.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/school-bullying-declines-federal-government-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/school-bullying-declines-federal-government-says#comments Crime & Bullying Prevention Fri, 15 May 2015 14:17:00 +0000 50151 at http://asumag.com Stopbullying.gov/Ad Council School closures rampant in Puerto Rico amid struggling economy http://asumag.com/budgeting/school-closures-rampant-puerto-rico-amid-struggling-economy <div class="node-body article-body">More than 150 schools have closed in the last 5 years, and as many as 600 could close in the next 5.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/school-closures-rampant-puerto-rico-amid-struggling-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/school-closures-rampant-puerto-rico-amid-struggling-economy#comments Budgeting Thu, 14 May 2015 16:50:00 +0000 50141 at http://asumag.com Oklahoma district is closing 4 elementary schools (with Video) http://asumag.com/budgeting/oklahoma-district-closing-4-elementary-schools-video <div class="node-body article-body">Drop in state funding forces Lawton to shutter campuses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/oklahoma-district-closing-4-elementary-schools-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/oklahoma-district-closing-4-elementary-schools-video#comments Budgeting Thu, 14 May 2015 15:45:00 +0000 50131 at http://asumag.com <p>Swinney&nbsp;Elementary, one of four schools the Lawton (Okla.) district is closing because of budget cuts.</p> Five accused of stealing more than $870,000 from Chicago school system (with Video) http://asumag.com/safety-security/five-accused-stealing-more-870000-chicago-school-system-video <div class="node-body article-body">Alleged kickback scheme involved phony invoices at two high schools</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/safety-security/five-accused-stealing-more-870000-chicago-school-system-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/safety-security/five-accused-stealing-more-870000-chicago-school-system-video#comments Safety & Security Crime & Bullying Prevention Thu, 14 May 2015 14:37:00 +0000 50121 at http://asumag.com DeKalb County (Ga.) district targets Kansas City (Mo.) superintendent as its new leader http://asumag.com/business-finance/dekalb-county-ga-district-targets-kansas-city-mo-superintendent-its-new-leader <div class="node-body article-body">R. Stephen Green is expected to be named as the sole finalist for the DeKalb County superintendent's job.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/dekalb-county-ga-district-targets-kansas-city-mo-superintendent-its-new-leader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/dekalb-county-ga-district-targets-kansas-city-mo-superintendent-its-new-leader#comments Business & Finance Wed, 13 May 2015 18:18:00 +0000 50111 at http://asumag.com Kansas City (Mo.) Public Schools <p>R. Stephen Green</p>