American School & University http://asumag.com/rss.xml en Arts magnet in Huntsville, Ala., gets new home http://asumag.com/auditoriums-performance-spaces/arts-magnet-huntsville-ala-gets-new-home <div class="node-body article-body">Former middle school site gets $18 million renovation and becomes site of the district's Academy for Academics & Arts</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/auditoriums-performance-spaces/arts-magnet-huntsville-ala-gets-new-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/auditoriums-performance-spaces/arts-magnet-huntsville-ala-gets-new-home#comments Auditoriums & Performance Spaces Renovation Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:01:00 +0000 51701 at http://asumag.com Huntsville City Schools 2 rebuilt elementary campuses are ready to open In Palm Beach County, Fla. http://asumag.com/new-construction/2-rebuilt-elementary-campuses-are-ready-open-palm-beach-county-fla <div class="node-body article-body">Students at Glade View and Rosenwald schools have been housed in temporary locations for 3 years while their schools were rebuilt</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/2-rebuilt-elementary-campuses-are-ready-open-palm-beach-county-fla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/2-rebuilt-elementary-campuses-are-ready-open-palm-beach-county-fla#comments New Construction Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:51:00 +0000 51691 at http://asumag.com <p>Glade View Elementary School is one of two rebuilt campuses that will open next month&nbsp;in the Palm Beach County (Fla.) District.</p> The School District of Palm Beach County New York City charter network gets $8.5 million donation http://asumag.com/budgeting/new-york-city-charter-network-gets-85-million-donation <div class="node-body article-body">Billionaire investor John Paulson provides fund to Success Academy Charter Schools </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/new-york-city-charter-network-gets-85-million-donation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/new-york-city-charter-network-gets-85-million-donation#comments Budgeting Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:23:00 +0000 51681 at http://asumag.com Catholic school in Wellesley, Mass., is closing http://asumag.com/budgeting/catholic-school-wellesley-mass-closing <div class="node-body article-body">St. Paul School served grades preK to 8, but could not overcome a steady decline in enrollment</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/catholic-school-wellesley-mass-closing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/catholic-school-wellesley-mass-closing#comments Budgeting Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:14:00 +0000 51671 at http://asumag.com St. Paul School University of Iowa want stadium upgrade, construction of housing for student-athletes http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-iowa-want-stadium-upgrade-construction-housing-student-athletes <div class="node-body article-body">Plan calls for residence hall for 500 to 600 students; upgrade of north stands at Kinnick Stadium, and construction of indoor track and field space.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-iowa-want-stadium-upgrade-construction-housing-student-athletes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-iowa-want-stadium-upgrade-construction-housing-student-athletes#comments New Construction Recreation & Athletic Facilities Housing & Residence Halls Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:58:00 +0000 51661 at http://asumag.com <p>The north stands of Kinnick Stadium at the&nbsp;University of Iowa would be renovated, if the board of regents approves a proposal.</p> University of Iowa Finding your way at Wichita State (with Video) http://asumag.com/signage-wayfinding/finding-your-way-wichita-state-video <div class="node-body article-body">University installs a comprehensive wayfinding system to help people navigate its campus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/signage-wayfinding/finding-your-way-wichita-state-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/signage-wayfinding/finding-your-way-wichita-state-video#comments Signage & Wayfinding Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:27:00 +0000 51651 at http://asumag.com <p>The main building signs in&nbsp;Wichita State University&#39;s new&nbsp;wayfinding system are 18 feet tall to provide better visibility for pedestrians.</p> Wichita State University University of California, Davis, will build nursing school facility in Sacramento http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-california-davis-will-build-nursing-school-facility-sacramento <div class="node-body article-body">Construction on 70,000-square-foot facility begins in the fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-california-davis-will-build-nursing-school-facility-sacramento" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/university-california-davis-will-build-nursing-school-facility-sacramento#comments New Construction Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:35:00 +0000 51641 at http://asumag.com <p>The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at the University of California, Davis, will break ground in the fall on a new facility in Sacramento.</p> University of California, Davis Cleveland is ready to unveil new School of the Arts facility http://asumag.com/new-construction/cleveland-ready-unveil-new-school-arts-facility <div class="node-body article-body">$36.5 million facility will provide new home for school district's arts high school.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/cleveland-ready-unveil-new-school-arts-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/cleveland-ready-unveil-new-school-arts-facility#comments New Construction Auditoriums & Performance Spaces Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:50:00 +0000 51631 at http://asumag.com <p>Workers prepare the new Cleveland School of the Arts for its opening on Aug. 17.</p> Cleveland Metropolitan School District Regents approve plans for construction of downtown center at University of California, Merced http://asumag.com/new-construction/regents-approve-plans-construction-downtown-center-university-california-merced <div class="node-body article-body">$45 million project is a key element of the university's expansion plans. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/regents-approve-plans-construction-downtown-center-university-california-merced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/regents-approve-plans-construction-downtown-center-university-california-merced#comments New Construction Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:32:00 +0000 51621 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering of UC Merced&#39;s proposed Downtown Center.</p> UC Merced District in Florida holds off on plan to add more security officers at elementary schools http://asumag.com/physical-security/district-florida-holds-plan-add-more-security-officers-elementary-schools <div class="node-body article-body">Officials with HIllsborough County schools delay hiring more officers as they assess the security upgrades that already have been carried out.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/physical-security/district-florida-holds-plan-add-more-security-officers-elementary-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/physical-security/district-florida-holds-plan-add-more-security-officers-elementary-schools#comments Physical Security Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:12:00 +0000 51611 at http://asumag.com New home for journalism school is ready at University of South Carolina http://asumag.com/renovation/new-home-journalism-school-ready-university-south-carolina <div class="node-body article-body">A $25 million renovation has transformed the former Health Sciences building into space for the School of Journalism and Mass Communications</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/renovation/new-home-journalism-school-ready-university-south-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/renovation/new-home-journalism-school-ready-university-south-carolina#comments Renovation Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:38:00 +0000 51591 at http://asumag.com <p>The journalism program at the University of South Carolina has a new home in&nbsp;this renovated campus building.</p> University of South Carolina First public charter school in Knox County, Tenn., opens (w/Video) http://asumag.com/business-finance/first-public-charter-school-knox-county-tenn-opens-wvideo <div class="node-body article-body">Emerald Academy will begin with only kindergartners and first-graders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/first-public-charter-school-knox-county-tenn-opens-wvideo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/first-public-charter-school-knox-county-tenn-opens-wvideo#comments Renovation Business & Finance Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:18:00 +0000 51571 at http://asumag.com <p>The first public charter school in Knox County, Tenn., is housed in the former Moses school buildIng.</p> Emerald Academy Funding gap for New York City charter schools widens http://asumag.com/budgeting/funding-gap-new-york-city-charter-schools-widens <div class="node-body article-body">Charters schools housed in private space fare worse than those sharing space in city school buildings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/funding-gap-new-york-city-charter-schools-widens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/funding-gap-new-york-city-charter-schools-widens#comments Budgeting Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:18:00 +0000 51561 at http://asumag.com North Carolina Supreme Court says voucher program is constitutional http://asumag.com/budgeting/north-carolina-supreme-court-says-voucher-program-constitutional-0 <div class="node-body article-body">The 4-3 ruling overturns a lower court opinion that the program impermissibly used public funds for religious purposes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/north-carolina-supreme-court-says-voucher-program-constitutional-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/north-carolina-supreme-court-says-voucher-program-constitutional-0#comments Budgeting Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:50:00 +0000 51551 at http://asumag.com Graphic: School Discipline--Where are students being suspended? http://asumag.com/safety-security/graphic-school-discipline-where-are-students-being-suspended <div class="node-body article-body">Data from the U.S. Department of Education depicts the prevalence of out-of-school suspensions throughout the nation's public school districts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/safety-security/graphic-school-discipline-where-are-students-being-suspended" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/safety-security/graphic-school-discipline-where-are-students-being-suspended#comments Safety & Security Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:56:00 +0000 51531 at http://asumag.com U.S. Department of Education 27.8 million students attended U.S. colleges and universities in 2013-14 http://asumag.com/business-finance/278-million-students-attended-us-colleges-and-universities-2013-14 <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Department of Education releases preliminary data on higher-education institutions</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/278-million-students-attended-us-colleges-and-universities-2013-14" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/278-million-students-attended-us-colleges-and-universities-2013-14#comments Business & Finance Funding Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:54:00 +0000 51521 at http://asumag.com U.S. Department of Education Hawaii is ready to open a new elementary school in Kapolei http://asumag.com/new-construction/hawaii-ready-open-new-elementary-school-kapolei <div class="node-body article-body">Ho'okele Elementary will be the 256th school operated by the state and has been designed to receive LEED certification for energy efficiency and sustainability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/hawaii-ready-open-new-elementary-school-kapolei" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/hawaii-ready-open-new-elementary-school-kapolei#comments New Construction Sustainability Initiatives Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:01:00 +0000 51491 at http://asumag.com <p>Ho&#39;okele Elementary School is set to open next week in Kapolei, Hawaii.</p> Hawaii Department of Education 6 schools in Farmington (Mich.) district are candidates for closure http://asumag.com/budgeting/6-schools-farmington-mich-district-are-candidates-closure <div class="node-body article-body">With declining enrollment, the district has been studying how to operate its facilities more efficiently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/6-schools-farmington-mich-district-are-candidates-closure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/6-schools-farmington-mich-district-are-candidates-closure#comments Budgeting Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:29:00 +0000 51481 at http://asumag.com Merged Catholic high school will be built at Springfield, Mass., site http://asumag.com/new-construction/merged-catholic-high-school-will-be-built-springfield-mass-site <div class="node-body article-body">Cathedral High School, displaced four years ago by a tornado, and Holyoke Catholic High School in Chicopee will combine, and a new campus, Pope Francis High School, will be built.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/merged-catholic-high-school-will-be-built-springfield-mass-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/merged-catholic-high-school-will-be-built-springfield-mass-site#comments New Construction Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:48:00 +0000 51471 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering of Pope Francis High School, which will be built on the site of Cathedral High School in Springfield, Mass.</p> Pope Francis High School Wake Forest University plans freshman residence hall http://asumag.com/housing-residence-halls/wake-forest-university-plans-freshman-residence-hall <div class="node-body article-body">75,000-square-foot facility, expected to open in 2017, will seek LEED certification for environmentally friendly design.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/housing-residence-halls/wake-forest-university-plans-freshman-residence-hall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/housing-residence-halls/wake-forest-university-plans-freshman-residence-hall#comments New Construction Housing & Residence Halls Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:46:00 +0000 51461 at http://asumag.com <p>The design of the new residence hall planned for Wake Forest University will be based on South Hall, which opened on the campus in 2010.</p> Wake Forest University Administrators in Iowa district will begin wearing body cameras in January http://asumag.com/safety-security/administrators-iowa-district-will-begin-wearing-body-cameras-january <div class="node-body article-body">School administrators in the Burlington district will turn the cameras on only when determine a video recording will be useful.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/safety-security/administrators-iowa-district-will-begin-wearing-body-cameras-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/safety-security/administrators-iowa-district-will-begin-wearing-body-cameras-january#comments Safety & Security Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:45:00 +0000 51451 at http://asumag.com New York college wants a new name to recognize a major donor http://asumag.com/budgeting/new-york-college-wants-new-name-recognize-major-donor <div class="node-body article-body">Paul Smith's College in Paul's Smith, N.Y., wants to change its name to Joan Weill-Paul Smith’s College </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/new-york-college-wants-new-name-recognize-major-donor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/new-york-college-wants-new-name-recognize-major-donor#comments Budgeting Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:36:00 +0000 51421 at http://asumag.com <p>Paul Smith&#39;s College would become Joan Weill-Paul Smith&#39;s College to honor a philanthopist&nbsp;who has donated&nbsp;millions of dollars to the school.</p> Paul Smith's College Recreation center at University of California, Riverside, receives LEED Gold certification http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/recreation-center-university-california-riverside-receives-leed-gold-cert <div class="node-body article-body">The university expanded its recreation facility to keep up with growing student demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/recreation-center-university-california-riverside-receives-leed-gold-cert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/recreation-center-university-california-riverside-receives-leed-gold-cert#comments Recreation & Athletic Facilities Sustainability Initiatives Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:06:00 +0000 51411 at http://asumag.com <p>Expanded student recreation center at University of California, Riverside, receives Gold LEED rating for its environmentally friendly design.</p> University of California, Riverside School choice chief in Ohio quits amid controversy http://asumag.com/business-finance/school-choice-chief-ohio-quits-amid-controversy <div class="node-body article-body">David Hansen removed failing grades of online schools from evaluations to make performance of charter schools look better.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/school-choice-chief-ohio-quits-amid-controversy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/school-choice-chief-ohio-quits-amid-controversy#comments Business & Finance Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:44:00 +0000 51401 at http://asumag.com Former leaders of Houston charter school are accused of embezzling $2.6 million http://asumag.com/budgeting/former-leaders-houston-charter-school-are-accused-embezzling-26-million <div class="node-body article-body">Founding superintendent of the Varnett Public School and her husband face federal charges of fraud, tax evasion and obstruction of justice.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/former-leaders-houston-charter-school-are-accused-embezzling-26-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/former-leaders-houston-charter-school-are-accused-embezzling-26-million#comments Budgeting Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:38:00 +0000 51391 at http://asumag.com Turnover at the Top: Chicago Public Schools CEOs http://asumag.com/business-finance/turnover-top-chicago-public-schools-ceos <div class="node-body gallery-body">Since the Chicago public school system was placed under the direct control of the city's mayor in 1995, five people (not counting interim appointments) have served as district CEO. Forrest Claypool, appointed to the position Thursday, will be the sixth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/turnover-top-chicago-public-schools-ceos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/turnover-top-chicago-public-schools-ceos#comments Business & Finance Thu, 16 Jul 2015 21:16:00 +0000 51371 at http://asumag.com District needs a new site for Bath, Maine, high school http://asumag.com/facility-planning/district-needs-new-site-bath-maine-high-school <div class="node-body article-body">Study found that the existing site of Morse High School in Bath, Maine, is too small for either renovation or building an adequately sized new campus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/facility-planning/district-needs-new-site-bath-maine-high-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/facility-planning/district-needs-new-site-bath-maine-high-school#comments Facility Planning New Construction Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:52:00 +0000 51361 at http://asumag.com <p>The tract of land on which Morse High School in Bath, Maine, sits is too small to accommodate either expansion or new construction.</p> Maine Regional School Unit 1 Mayor's chief of staff appointed to lead Chicago Public Schools http://asumag.com/budgeting/mayors-chief-staff-appointed-lead-chicago-public-schools <div class="node-body article-body">Forrest Claypool has led the city's park and transportation systems, but does not have experience in education administration.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/budgeting/mayors-chief-staff-appointed-lead-chicago-public-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/budgeting/mayors-chief-staff-appointed-lead-chicago-public-schools#comments Budgeting Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:08:00 +0000 51351 at http://asumag.com WLS-TV Temporary high school in Joplin, Mo., will revert to retail space (with Video) http://asumag.com/renovation/temporary-high-school-joplin-mo-will-revert-retail-space-video <div class="node-body article-body">The big-box retail space in a vacant mall was converted to a high school after a deadly tornado destroyed Joplin High in 2011.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/renovation/temporary-high-school-joplin-mo-will-revert-retail-space-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/renovation/temporary-high-school-joplin-mo-will-revert-retail-space-video#comments Building Structure Renovation Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:53:00 +0000 51341 at http://asumag.com <p>The mall space that temporarily housed Joplin High School is being converted back to a big-box retail site.</p> KOAM-TV Colorado State University begins work on new football stadium http://asumag.com/new-construction/colorado-state-university-begins-work-new-football-stadium <div class="node-body article-body">41,000-seat facility is being built on campus and will include an academic center and an alumni center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://asumag.com/new-construction/colorado-state-university-begins-work-new-football-stadium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/new-construction/colorado-state-university-begins-work-new-football-stadium#comments Construction New Construction Recreation & Athletic Facilities Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:48:00 +0000 51331 at http://asumag.com <p>Rendering of football stadium planned for Colorado State University in Fort Collins.</p> Colorado State University