Construction http://asumag.com/taxonomy/term/38971/more en Districts' lack of response stymies effort to bring high-speed internet to Louisiana schools http://asumag.com/technology-communications/districts-lack-response-stymies-effort-bring-high-speed-internet-louisiana <div class="node-body article-body">Only 11 of 69 school districts in the state signed up to be part of the broadband initiative.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/technology-communications/districts-lack-response-stymies-effort-bring-high-speed-internet-louisiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/technology-communications/districts-lack-response-stymies-effort-bring-high-speed-internet-louisiana#comments Technology & Communications Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:43:00 +0000 68551 at http://asumag.com Only 11 of 69 school districts in Louisiana signed up to be part of a broadband initiative being offered through the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI). Pennsylvania student who objected to sharing locker room with transgender student sues school http://asumag.com/washrooms-locker-rooms/pennsylvania-student-who-objected-sharing-locker-room-transgender-student-sue <div class="node-body article-body">Lawsuit against Boyertown Area (Pa.) district contends that the school policy violates the student's privacy.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/washrooms-locker-rooms/pennsylvania-student-who-objected-sharing-locker-room-transgender-student-sue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/washrooms-locker-rooms/pennsylvania-student-who-objected-sharing-locker-room-transgender-student-sue#comments Washrooms & Locker Rooms Safety & Security Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:57:00 +0000 68391 at http://asumag.com America's school facilities get a D+ from civil engineers group http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/americas-school-facilities-get-d-civil-engineers-group <div class="node-body article-body">The American Society of Civil Engineers' Infrastructure Report Card says 24% of the nation's 100,000 public school buildings are in fair or poor shape.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/americas-school-facilities-get-d-civil-engineers-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/americas-school-facilities-get-d-civil-engineers-group#comments Funding Maintenance & Operations Renovation Construction Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:48:00 +0000 68151 at http://asumag.com American Society of Civil Engineers Do you agree with the Trump administration's rescinding of rules on transgender students and bathrooms? http://asumag.com/poll/02242017 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"></div><form action="/poll/02242017" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-891-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-891"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-891" name="choice" value="891" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-901-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-901"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-901" name="choice" value="901" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="67841" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-Kx5NygXHG9uO_HRY2SWrkFUmHZleXW9tPOSB-CZyI8w" value="form-Kx5NygXHG9uO_HRY2SWrkFUmHZleXW9tPOSB-CZyI8w" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> http://asumag.com/poll/02242017#comments Washrooms & Locker Rooms Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:56:56 +0000 67841 at http://asumag.com Trump administration rescinds rules on bathrooms and transgender students http://asumag.com/washrooms-locker-rooms/trump-administration-rescinds-rules-bathrooms-and-transgender-students <div class="node-body article-body">Guidance issued under Obama administration said transgender students should be allowed to use washrooms that matched their gender identity.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/washrooms-locker-rooms/trump-administration-rescinds-rules-bathrooms-and-transgender-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/washrooms-locker-rooms/trump-administration-rescinds-rules-bathrooms-and-transgender-students#comments Washrooms & Locker Rooms Safety & Security Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:07:00 +0000 67821 at http://asumag.com Federal probe of Los Angeles district's iPad initiative ends with no charges http://asumag.com/computerstablets/federal-probe-los-angeles-districts-ipad-initiative-ends-no-charges <div class="node-body article-body">Federal prosecutors conducted a long investigation into the district's $1.6 billion plan to provide an iPad for every student.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/computerstablets/federal-probe-los-angeles-districts-ipad-initiative-ends-no-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/computerstablets/federal-probe-los-angeles-districts-ipad-initiative-ends-no-charges#comments Business & Finance Technology & Communications Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:15:00 +0000 67771 at http://asumag.com Apple Computer Connecting to Things http://asumag.com/classroom-technology/connecting-things <div class="node-body article-body">As the Internet of Things connects more and more devices to one another, schools and universities need to be ready to take advantage of the technological capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/classroom-technology/connecting-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/classroom-technology/connecting-things#comments Cameras & Surveillance Doors/Entry Systems Technology & Communications Silver Sat, 11 Feb 2017 07:00:00 +0000 67611 at http://asumag.com <p>Interactive whiteboards are an IoT&nbsp;technology being adopted by schools at all levels.</p> Bounce in Their Step http://asumag.com/flooring/bounce-their-step <div class="field-byline"> Tasha Hughes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rubber flooring provides an economical and sustainable option for schools.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/flooring/bounce-their-step" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/flooring/bounce-their-step#comments Flooring & Carpeting Silver Sat, 11 Feb 2017 05:54:00 +0000 67601 at http://asumag.com Photo courtesy of nora systems. Winds of Change http://asumag.com/hand-dryers/winds-change <div class="field-byline"> Dave Fisher </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hand dryer industry comes together to support LEED certification.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/hand-dryers/winds-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/hand-dryers/winds-change#comments Sustainability Initiatives Washrooms & Locker Rooms Silver Fri, 10 Feb 2017 19:56:00 +0000 67581 at http://asumag.com Image courtesy of World Dryer. Renovation at Portland, Ore., high school will make all restrooms gender-neutral http://asumag.com/washrooms-locker-rooms/renovation-portland-ore-high-school-will-make-all-restrooms-gender-neutral <div class="node-body article-body">$100 million renovation of Grant High School will do away with "boys" and "girls" labels on restrooms.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/washrooms-locker-rooms/renovation-portland-ore-high-school-will-make-all-restrooms-gender-neutral" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/washrooms-locker-rooms/renovation-portland-ore-high-school-will-make-all-restrooms-gender-neutral#comments Renovation Washrooms & Locker Rooms Thu, 09 Feb 2017 21:15:00 +0000 67511 at http://asumag.com <p>Grant High School, Portland, Ore.</p> KOIN-TV