Facilities Management http://asumag.com/taxonomy/term/38981/more en Judge rejects Chicago school system's funding lawsuit; district may have to end school year 3 weeks early http://asumag.com/funding/judge-rejects-chicago-school-systems-funding-lawsuit-district-may-have-end-school-year-3-wee <div class="node-body article-body">City school leaders had argued that the Illinois school aid formula discriminated against Chicago's minority students.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/funding/judge-rejects-chicago-school-systems-funding-lawsuit-district-may-have-end-school-year-3-wee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/funding/judge-rejects-chicago-school-systems-funding-lawsuit-district-may-have-end-school-year-3-wee#comments Funding Business & Finance Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:40:00 +0000 69391 at http://asumag.com Former CEO of Chicago schools sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison for accepting bribes http://asumag.com/business-finance/former-ceo-chicago-schools-sentenced-4-12-years-prison-accepting-bribes <div class="node-body article-body">Barbara Byrd-Bennett pleaded guilty in 2015 to taking part in a contract-rigging scheme.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/former-ceo-chicago-schools-sentenced-4-12-years-prison-accepting-bribes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/former-ceo-chicago-schools-sentenced-4-12-years-prison-accepting-bribes#comments Business & Finance Crime & Bullying Prevention Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:51:00 +0000 68921 at http://asumag.com <p>Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett</p> Deal with state spares two dozen Detroit schools from possible closure http://asumag.com/business-finance/deal-state-spares-two-dozen-detroit-schools-possible-closure <div class="node-body article-body">State of Michigan had identified 24 public schools in Detroit that could be shuttered because of poor performance.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/deal-state-spares-two-dozen-detroit-schools-possible-closure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/deal-state-spares-two-dozen-detroit-schools-possible-closure#comments Business & Finance Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:27:00 +0000 69381 at http://asumag.com Judge rules that Gardendale, Ala., can withdraw from Jefferson County school district http://asumag.com/business-finance/judge-rules-gardendale-ala-can-withdraw-jefferson-county-school-district <div class="node-body article-body">City district will be allowed to operate 2 elementary schools beginning in 2017-18 to show that is making good faith efforts to provide a racially desegregated system.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/judge-rules-gardendale-ala-can-withdraw-jefferson-county-school-district" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/judge-rules-gardendale-ala-can-withdraw-jefferson-county-school-district#comments Business & Finance Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:41:00 +0000 69341 at http://asumag.com Rules change allows smaller school sites in Orange County, Fla. http://asumag.com/facility-planning/rules-change-allows-smaller-school-sites-orange-county-fla <div class="node-body article-body">As the Orlando area grows and becomes more urban, the district persuaded the county commission to reduce the minimum size required for new school sites.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/facility-planning/rules-change-allows-smaller-school-sites-orange-county-fla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/facility-planning/rules-change-allows-smaller-school-sites-orange-county-fla#comments Facility Planning Business & Finance Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:04:00 +0000 69331 at http://asumag.com Number of homeless students in New York City was up 15% in 2015-16 http://asumag.com/business-finance/number-homeless-students-new-york-city-was-15-2015-16 <div class="node-body article-body">Figures from the school system's budget office say 32,803 students who attended city public schools in 2015-16 lived in homeless shelters at least part of the year.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/number-homeless-students-new-york-city-was-15-2015-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/number-homeless-students-new-york-city-was-15-2015-16#comments Business & Finance Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:27:00 +0000 69301 at http://asumag.com New York City plans to provide free preschool to 3-year-olds http://asumag.com/business-finance/new-york-city-plans-provide-free-preschool-3-year-olds <div class="node-body article-body">"3K for All" program will begin as a pilot program in two neighborhoods.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/new-york-city-plans-provide-free-preschool-3-year-olds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/new-york-city-plans-provide-free-preschool-3-year-olds#comments Business & Finance Planning & Design Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:22:00 +0000 69271 at http://asumag.com <p>New York City Bill de Blasio&nbsp;announces an ambitious preschool program for 3-year-olds.</p> WABC-TV Preschool teacher in Texas accused of biting 4-year-old autistic student http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/preschool-teacher-texas-accused-biting-4-year-old-autistic-student <div class="node-body article-body">The woman has resigned from the Abilene school district and faces a felony charge in connection with the incident.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/preschool-teacher-texas-accused-biting-4-year-old-autistic-student" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/crime-bullying-prevention/preschool-teacher-texas-accused-biting-4-year-old-autistic-student#comments Business & Finance Crime & Bullying Prevention Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:50:00 +0000 69221 at http://asumag.com <p>Kirsten Barnett has been charged with biting a 4-year-old autistic student.</p> Taylor County Jail 3 schools in South San Antonio (Texas) district to close http://asumag.com/business-finance/3-schools-south-san-antonio-texas-district-close <div class="node-body article-body">Low enrollment and financial issues are blame for decision to close an elementary, a middle and an alternative school.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/3-schools-south-san-antonio-texas-district-close" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/3-schools-south-san-antonio-texas-district-close#comments Business & Finance Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:13:00 +0000 69211 at http://asumag.com Reducing building engineer jobs raises safety concerns in Minneapolis district http://asumag.com/business-finance/reducing-building-engineer-jobs-raises-safety-concerns-minneapolis-district <div class="node-body article-body">District is cutting back engineers and assistant engineers to help close a $28 million shortfall.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/reducing-building-engineer-jobs-raises-safety-concerns-minneapolis-district" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/reducing-building-engineer-jobs-raises-safety-concerns-minneapolis-district#comments Maintenance & Operations Business & Finance Fire & Life Safety Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:37:00 +0000 69201 at http://asumag.com