American School & University http://asumag.com/rss.xml en American Library Association, Annual Conference, Orlando, Fla. http://asumag.com/american-library-association-annual-conference-orlando-fla <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Orange County Convention Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 9899 International Dr </div> <span class="locality">Orlando</span>, <span class="region">FL</span> <span class="postal-code">32819</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="28.429752">28° 25' 47.1072" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-81.462339">81° 27' 44.4204" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=28.429752+-81.462339+%289899+International+Dr%2C+Orlando%2C+FL%2C+32819%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://asumag.com/american-library-association-annual-conference-orlando-fla#comments 28.429752 -81.462339 Fri, 27 May 2016 19:17:00 +0000 60561 at http://asumag.com Housing for first-year students under construction at University of Vermont http://asumag.com/new-construction/housing-first-year-students-under-construction-university-vermont <div class="node-body article-body">$65 million project will provide living space for 699 students.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/housing-first-year-students-under-construction-university-vermont" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/housing-first-year-students-under-construction-university-vermont#comments Green Design & Buildings New Construction Housing & Residence Halls Fri, 27 May 2016 16:30:00 +0000 60531 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering of residence hall for first-year students, now under construction at the University of Vermont,</p> University of Vermont University of Chicago unveils design for facility dedicated to conferences and collaboration http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-chicago-unveils-design-facility-dedicated-conferences-and-collaboration <div class="node-body article-body">The 90,000-square-foot David M. Rubenstein Forum is described as a place of intellectual, institutional and educational exchange.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-chicago-unveils-design-facility-dedicated-conferences-and-collaboration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-chicago-unveils-design-facility-dedicated-conferences-and-collaboration#comments New Construction Architecture Fri, 27 May 2016 15:22:00 +0000 60521 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering&nbsp; of the David M. Rubenstein Forum planned for the University of Chicago.</p> Diller Scofidio + Renfro Baylor demotes president, fires football coach http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/baylor-demotes-president-fires-football-coach <div class="node-body article-body">Shakeup comes as independent investigation details the university's repeated mishandling of sexual assault allegations.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/baylor-demotes-president-fires-football-coach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/baylor-demotes-president-fires-football-coach#comments Business & Finance Crime & Bullying Prevention Thu, 26 May 2016 19:43:00 +0000 60501 at http://asumag.com Davis (Utah) district begins construction of its 10th high school http://asumag.com/new-construction/davis-utah-district-begins-construction-its-10th-high-school <div class="node-body article-body">2,000-student campus will be situated in Farmington, Utah.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/davis-utah-district-begins-construction-its-10th-high-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/davis-utah-district-begins-construction-its-10th-high-school#comments New Construction Thu, 26 May 2016 19:25:00 +0000 60491 at http://asumag.com <p>The site plan for the Davis (Utah) district&#39;s 10th high school.</p> Davis School District San Diego board chooses new name for Robert E. Lee Elementary http://asumag.com/business-finance/san-diego-board-chooses-new-name-robert-e-lee-elementary <div class="node-body article-body">School will now be known as Pacific View Leadership Elementary</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/san-diego-board-chooses-new-name-robert-e-lee-elementary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/san-diego-board-chooses-new-name-robert-e-lee-elementary#comments Business & Finance Thu, 26 May 2016 15:31:00 +0000 60481 at http://asumag.com <p>Robert E. Lee Elementary School in San Diego has been renamed Pacific View Leadership Elementary.</p> KSWB-TV 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, 26 May 2016 14:48:00 +0000 56381 at http://asumag.com Study: African American students in Virginia are suspended three times as often as white students http://asumag.com/safety-security/study-african-american-students-virginia-are-suspended-three-times-often-white-stude <div class="node-body article-body">Report from JustChildren Program of the Legal Aid Justice Center contends that Virginia schools issue too many suspensions and expulsions. </div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/safety-security/study-african-american-students-virginia-are-suspended-three-times-often-white-stude" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/safety-security/study-african-american-students-virginia-are-suspended-three-times-often-white-stude#comments Safety & Security Wed, 25 May 2016 20:45:00 +0000 60471 at http://asumag.com 11th principal agrees to plead guilty in Detroit Public Schools kickback scheme http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/11th-principal-agrees-plead-guilty-detroit-public-schools-kickback-scheme <div class="node-body article-body">Former principal at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School has been charged with taking $50,000 in bribes from a school vendor.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/11th-principal-agrees-plead-guilty-detroit-public-schools-kickback-scheme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/11th-principal-agrees-plead-guilty-detroit-public-schools-kickback-scheme#comments Business & Finance Crime & Bullying Prevention Wed, 25 May 2016 20:02:00 +0000 60461 at http://asumag.com Study says schools in Yonkers, N.Y., are 20 percent over capacity http://asumag.com/legislation/study-says-schools-yonkers-ny-are-20-percent-over-capacity <div class="node-body article-body">City and school leaders hope study will help persuade state legislature to back $2 billion plan to overhaul Yonkers schools.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/legislation/study-says-schools-yonkers-ny-are-20-percent-over-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/legislation/study-says-schools-yonkers-ny-are-20-percent-over-capacity#comments Business & Finance Legislation Wed, 25 May 2016 16:08:00 +0000 60451 at http://asumag.com <p>Schools in Yonkers, N.Y., are in poor condition and&nbsp;do not have enough capacity to accommodate the student population.</p> Rebuild Yonkers Schools Austin's Lee Elementary will remain Lee Elementary--but not that Lee http://asumag.com/business-finance/austins-lee-elementary-will-remain-lee-elementary-not-lee <div class="node-body article-body">Austin (Texas) board removes name of Confederate general in favor of Russell Lee, a photographer and former University of Texas professor</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/austins-lee-elementary-will-remain-lee-elementary-not-lee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/austins-lee-elementary-will-remain-lee-elementary-not-lee#comments Business & Finance Tue, 24 May 2016 20:29:00 +0000 60431 at http://asumag.com <p>Austin&#39;s Robert E. Lee Elementary School will become Russell Lee Elementary.</p> Austin ISD Maryland chooses new state school superintendent http://asumag.com/business-finance/maryland-chooses-new-state-school-superintendent <div class="node-body article-body">Karen Salmon is a longtime administrator in Maryland districts and a former state superintendent of the year.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/maryland-chooses-new-state-school-superintendent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/maryland-chooses-new-state-school-superintendent#comments Business & Finance Tue, 24 May 2016 19:55:00 +0000 60411 at http://asumag.com <p>Karen Salmon has been appointed&nbsp;Maryland&#39;s state school superintendent.</p> Maryland Department of Education New high school to be built in Athens, Ala. http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-high-school-be-built-athens-ala <div class="node-body article-body">New building will provide additional space to accommodate increasing enrollment.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-high-school-be-built-athens-ala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-high-school-be-built-athens-ala#comments New Construction Tue, 24 May 2016 19:06:00 +0000 60401 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering of plans for a new high school in Athens, Ala.</p> Athens City Schools University of Houston buys land for campus in Katy, Texas http://asumag.com/facility-planning/university-houston-buys-land-campus-katy-texas <div class="node-body article-body">The University Park campus will serve the fast-growing suburbs west of Houston</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/facility-planning/university-houston-buys-land-campus-katy-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/facility-planning/university-houston-buys-land-campus-katy-texas#comments Facility Planning Mon, 23 May 2016 20:13:00 +0000 60351 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering of plans for a University of Houston campus in Katy, Texas.</p> Renovated student union opens at University of Oregon http://asumag.com/renovation/renovated-student-union-opens-university-oregon <div class="node-body article-body">$95 million project modernizes and expands Erb Memorial Union</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/renovation/renovated-student-union-opens-university-oregon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/renovation/renovated-student-union-opens-university-oregon#comments Green Design & Buildings Renovation Mon, 23 May 2016 19:28:00 +0000 60341 at http://asumag.com <p>Erb Memorial Union at the University of Oregon has been renovated and expanded.</p> University of Oregon Charlotte-Mecklenburg district says an $805 million bond election should be held this year http://asumag.com/bond-issues/charlotte-mecklenburg-district-says-805-million-bond-election-should-be-held-year <div class="node-body article-body">Some want to hold off on an election until 2017, but the district superintendent says the needs are too urgent to wait a year.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/bond-issues/charlotte-mecklenburg-district-says-805-million-bond-election-should-be-held-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/bond-issues/charlotte-mecklenburg-district-says-805-million-bond-election-should-be-held-year#comments Bond Issues Mon, 23 May 2016 14:59:00 +0000 60331 at http://asumag.com Utica (N.Y.) district settles lawsuit over refugee students' access to high school http://asumag.com/facilities-management/utica-ny-district-settles-lawsuit-over-refugee-students-access-high-school <div class="node-body article-body">District agrees to let refugee students older than 16 who don't speak English attend regular high school</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/facilities-management/utica-ny-district-settles-lawsuit-over-refugee-students-access-high-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/facilities-management/utica-ny-district-settles-lawsuit-over-refugee-students-access-high-school#comments Facilities Management Fri, 20 May 2016 20:52:00 +0000 60311 at http://asumag.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Patrick&nbsp;</span>Tuyizere, one of six refugees who sued the Utica City School District after he was not allowed to attend a regular high school.</p> New York Civil Liberties Union University of Kansas opens new facility for business school http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-kansas-opens-new-facility-business-school <div class="node-body article-body">Classes will begin in June at Capitol Federal Hall</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-kansas-opens-new-facility-business-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-kansas-opens-new-facility-business-school#comments Green Design & Buildings New Construction Fri, 20 May 2016 17:30:00 +0000 60291 at http://asumag.com <p>The University of Kansas held an open house earlier this week for the new Capitol Federal Hall.</p> University of Kansas Student life center planned at Bethune-Cookman University http://asumag.com/new-construction/student-life-center-planned-bethune-cookman-university <div class="node-body article-body">110,000-square-foot facility will be built on the school's Daytona Beach, Fla., campus.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/student-life-center-planned-bethune-cookman-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/student-life-center-planned-bethune-cookman-university#comments Green Design & Buildings New Construction Thu, 19 May 2016 21:14:00 +0000 60271 at http://asumag.com <p>A rendering of plans for a student life center at Bethune-Cookman University.</p> Bethune-Cookman University Construction begins on new High Tech High School campus in Secaucus, N.J. http://asumag.com/new-construction/construction-begins-new-high-tech-high-school-campus-secaucus-nj <div class="node-body article-body">350,000-square-foot facility will replace campus in North Bergen.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/construction-begins-new-high-tech-high-school-campus-secaucus-nj" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/construction-begins-new-high-tech-high-school-campus-secaucus-nj#comments New Construction Science, Laboratory & Research Facilities Thu, 19 May 2016 15:28:00 +0000 60241 at http://asumag.com <p>High Tech High School&#39;s new campus is scheduled to open in Secaucus. N.J., in 2018.</p> Hudson County Schools of Technology New campus will extend the reach of Valencia College http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-campus-will-extend-reach-valencia-college <div class="node-body article-body">College based in Orlando has broken ground on a campus in Poinciana, Fla.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-campus-will-extend-reach-valencia-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/new-campus-will-extend-reach-valencia-college#comments New Construction Thu, 19 May 2016 14:33:00 +0000 60231 at http://asumag.com <p>In a little more than a year, this empty field will be home to Valencia College&#39;s&nbsp;$27 million Poinciana campus.</p> Valencia College California district begins solar panel installation http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/california-district-begins-solar-panel-installation <div class="node-body article-body">Berryessa Union district plans to have solar panels at its main office and 13 schools.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/california-district-begins-solar-panel-installation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/california-district-begins-solar-panel-installation#comments Sustainability Initiatives Wed, 18 May 2016 19:32:00 +0000 60201 at http://asumag.com <p>An aerial photo show where solar panels will be installed at Piedmont Middle School.</p> Berryessa Union School District Philadelphia district unveils sustainability plan http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/philadelphia-district-unveils-sustainability-plan <div class="node-body article-body">"GreenFutures" plan calls for school system to reduce energy consumption by 20 percent over 5 years.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/philadelphia-district-unveils-sustainability-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/philadelphia-district-unveils-sustainability-plan#comments Sustainability Initiatives Wed, 18 May 2016 15:28:00 +0000 60191 at http://asumag.com School District of Philadelphia <p>Philadelphia School Supt. William Hite has unveiled a district sustainability plan.</p> School District of Philadelphia $88 million goes to settle sexual abuse cases in Los Angeles district http://asumag.com/safety-security/88-million-goes-settle-sexual-abuse-cases-los-angeles-district <div class="node-body article-body">District agrees to settle cases involving teachers at De La Torre Elementary and Telfair Avenue Elementary schools.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/safety-security/88-million-goes-settle-sexual-abuse-cases-los-angeles-district" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/safety-security/88-million-goes-settle-sexual-abuse-cases-los-angeles-district#comments Safety & Security Business & Finance Tue, 17 May 2016 19:04:00 +0000 60141 at http://asumag.com Chatham University opens sustainably designed multipurpose facility on branch campus http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/chatham-university-opens-sustainably-designed-multipurpose-facility-branch-ca <div class="node-body article-body">The Esther Barazzone Center is a dining and gathering space at the school's Eden Hall campus in Richland Township, Pa.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/chatham-university-opens-sustainably-designed-multipurpose-facility-branch-ca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/chatham-university-opens-sustainably-designed-multipurpose-facility-branch-ca#comments Green Design & Buildings Tue, 17 May 2016 17:12:00 +0000 60131 at http://asumag.com <p>The Esther Barazzone Center on Chatham University&#39;s Eden Hall campus.</p> Chatham University Much-derided classroom building heads for demolition at North Carolina State University http://asumag.com/facilities-management/much-derided-classroom-building-heads-demolition-north-carolina-state-universi <div class="node-body article-body">Many students and staff remember the circle-shaped Harrelson Hall for its shortcomings.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/facilities-management/much-derided-classroom-building-heads-demolition-north-carolina-state-universi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/facilities-management/much-derided-classroom-building-heads-demolition-north-carolina-state-universi#comments Facilities Management Renovation Tue, 17 May 2016 16:27:00 +0000 60121 at http://asumag.com <p>Harrelson Hall will be torn down this summer.</p> North Carolina State University Burlington College is closing http://asumag.com/budgeting/burlington-college-closing <div class="node-body article-body">Financial strain created by expansion to a new campus is blamed for the closure.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/burlington-college-closing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/burlington-college-closing#comments Budgeting Mon, 16 May 2016 21:52:00 +0000 60071 at http://asumag.com <p>Burlington College will close by&nbsp;May 27.</p> Burlington College Judge orders schools in Cleveland, Miss., to merge to achieve desegregation http://asumag.com/business-finance/judge-orders-schools-cleveland-miss-merge-achieve-desegregation <div class="node-body article-body">2 high schools and 2 middle schools must merge to bring about desegregated student population.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/judge-orders-schools-cleveland-miss-merge-achieve-desegregation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/judge-orders-schools-cleveland-miss-merge-achieve-desegregation#comments Business & Finance Mon, 16 May 2016 20:47:00 +0000 60051 at http://asumag.com <p>Cleveland High School, Cleveland, Miss.</p> Cleveland (Miss.) School District Texas school finance system is constitutional, court rules http://asumag.com/legislation/texas-school-finance-system-constitutional-court-rules <div class="node-body article-body">State Supreme Court says formula for distributing aid is flawed, but meets constitutional requirements.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/legislation/texas-school-finance-system-constitutional-court-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/legislation/texas-school-finance-system-constitutional-court-rules#comments Business & Finance Legislation Mon, 16 May 2016 17:15:00 +0000 60021 at http://asumag.com 2 shot in audience at high school graduation in Kansas when concealed gun discharges http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/2-shot-audience-high-school-graduation-kansas-when-concealed-gun-discharge <div class="node-body article-body">Man was adjusting gun hidden in his sock when he and a bystander were wounded.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/2-shot-audience-high-school-graduation-kansas-when-concealed-gun-discharge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/2-shot-audience-high-school-graduation-kansas-when-concealed-gun-discharge#comments Crime & Bullying Prevention Mon, 16 May 2016 14:20:00 +0000 60011 at http://asumag.com <p>A sign at Augusta High School&#39;s football stadium states that people are not allowed to bring guns into the facility.</p> KAKE-TV