Facilities Management http://asumag.com/taxonomy/term/38981/more en Groups sue Michigan to block funding for private schools http://asumag.com/business-finance/groups-sue-michigan-block-funding-private-schools <div class="node-body article-body">A coalition of 13 organizations contends that a $2.5 million allocation for private schools violates the state constitution.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/groups-sue-michigan-block-funding-private-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/groups-sue-michigan-block-funding-private-schools#comments Business & Finance Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:55:00 +0000 68501 at http://asumag.com <p>A lawsuit seeks to block the Michigan Department of Education from providing funds to private schools.</p> Consultant gets 7-year prison sentence in Chicago Public Schools bribery scandal http://asumag.com/business-finance/consultant-gets-7-year-prison-sentence-chicago-public-schools-bribery-scandal <div class="node-body article-body">Gary Solomon provided kickbacks to the Chicago Public Schools CEO in return for consulting contracts for his principal-training firm.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/consultant-gets-7-year-prison-sentence-chicago-public-schools-bribery-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/consultant-gets-7-year-prison-sentence-chicago-public-schools-bribery-scandal#comments Business & Finance Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:46:00 +0000 68481 at http://asumag.com <p>Gary Solomon (left), at the federal court building in Chicago.</p> WLS-TV Toronto school district curtails trips to U.S. because of Trump travel ban http://asumag.com/business-finance/toronto-school-district-curtails-trips-us-because-trump-travel-ban <div class="node-body article-body">Already booked trips will go forward, but Toronto officials do not want any of their students subjected to discrimination at the border.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/toronto-school-district-curtails-trips-us-because-trump-travel-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/toronto-school-district-curtails-trips-us-because-trump-travel-ban#comments Business & Finance Safety & Security Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:43:00 +0000 68471 at http://asumag.com Catholic high school sues Milwaukee district over bus transportation for students http://asumag.com/transportation-parking/catholic-high-school-sues-milwaukee-district-over-bus-transportation-students <div class="node-body article-body">The lawsuit contends that Wisconsin law requires the public school district to provide transportation to St. Joan Antida High School students.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/transportation-parking/catholic-high-school-sues-milwaukee-district-over-bus-transportation-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/transportation-parking/catholic-high-school-sues-milwaukee-district-over-bus-transportation-students#comments Business & Finance Transportation & Parking Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:40:00 +0000 68461 at http://asumag.com <p>St. Joan Antida High School in Milwaukee.</p> Sales tax approved by Cobb County, Ga., voters will provide $860 million for school facilities http://asumag.com/funding/sales-tax-approved-cobb-county-ga-voters-will-provide-860-million-school-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">1-cent tax will provide 5 years of funding for Cobb County and Marietta school districts.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/funding/sales-tax-approved-cobb-county-ga-voters-will-provide-860-million-school-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/funding/sales-tax-approved-cobb-county-ga-voters-will-provide-860-million-school-facilities#comments Funding Business & Finance Planning & Design Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:19:00 +0000 68431 at http://asumag.com <p>The Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) will provide $860 million from 2019 to 2023.</p> Supreme Court ruling boosts protections for students with disabilities http://asumag.com/business-finance/supreme-court-ruling-boosts-protections-students-disabilities <div class="node-body article-body">Unanimous decision overturns Colorado ruling that limited the resources provided to students with disabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/supreme-court-ruling-boosts-protections-students-disabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/supreme-court-ruling-boosts-protections-students-disabilities#comments Business & Finance Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:39:00 +0000 68421 at http://asumag.com Kentucky becomes 44th state to allow charter schools http://asumag.com/business-finance/kentucky-becomes-44th-state-allow-charter-schools <div class="node-body article-body">Gov. Matt Bevin signs legislation that allows local districts and big-city mayors to authorize charter schools.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/kentucky-becomes-44th-state-allow-charter-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/kentucky-becomes-44th-state-allow-charter-schools#comments Business & Finance Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:11:00 +0000 68411 at http://asumag.com School bus driver in Connecticut dies after tree falls on bus http://asumag.com/safety-security/school-bus-driver-connecticut-dies-after-tree-falls-bus <div class="node-body article-body">No students were on board when the Avon (Conn.) district bus crashed.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/safety-security/school-bus-driver-connecticut-dies-after-tree-falls-bus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/safety-security/school-bus-driver-connecticut-dies-after-tree-falls-bus#comments Transportation & Parking Safety & Security Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:48:00 +0000 68401 at http://asumag.com <p>The driver of this school bus died after a tree fell onto the vehicle.</p> NBC Connecticut Assistant superintendent in Knox County (Tenn.) district promoted to top job http://asumag.com/business-finance/assistant-superintendent-knox-county-tenn-district-promoted-top-job <div class="node-body article-body">Bob Thomas has worked in the district for more than 40 years.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/assistant-superintendent-knox-county-tenn-district-promoted-top-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/assistant-superintendent-knox-county-tenn-district-promoted-top-job#comments Business & Finance Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:47:00 +0000 68371 at http://asumag.com Billionaire plans a private high school in Nebraska http://asumag.com/business-finance/billionaire-plans-private-high-school-nebraska <div class="node-body article-body">The NGL Academy will cater to low-income students and emphasize interactive learning.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/billionaire-plans-private-high-school-nebraska" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/billionaire-plans-private-high-school-nebraska#comments Facility Planning Business & Finance Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:14:00 +0000 68361 at http://asumag.com