Facilities Management

Administrative decisions determine how resources are allocated for school and university facilities and functions.

Highlights

Seattle district is looking at closing as many as 20 elementary schools

May 13, 2024
Enrollment has dropped by more than 4,000 since before the pandemic, and the district faces an annual budget shortfall of more than $100 million.
Google

Sales tax renewal needed to pay for Orange County (Florida) district's massive facility needs

May 10, 2024
Officials in the nation's 8th-largest district say that between now and 2033, they require $2.7 billion to complete needed projects.
Google

2 schools in Virgnia are reverting to Confederate names

May 10, 2024
Four years after Confederacy-linked names were removed from two schools, the Shenandoah County board has voted to reinstate the old names.
Spring Creek ISD/Facebook

2 districts in Texas panhandle have agreed to merge

May 7, 2024
Voters in the Borger and Spring Creek school districts have approved the consolidation plan.

Recommended

Download the AS&U 100

Dec. 21, 2023
Download this guide to the 100 largest public school districts and 25 largest postsecondary institutions.
Poway Unified School District

Poway (California) school board fires superintendent

May 1, 2024
The dismissal of Marian Kim Phelps follows a probe of allegations that Phelps harassed high school students who were on a volleyball team with her daughter.
Google

Wells College in Aurora, New York, announces closure

April 30, 2024
Leaders at the college say it does not have the financial resources to continue.
Google
Oakridge Elementary School

Broward County (Florida) district superintendent recommends closing 3 schools

April 30, 2024
A more drastic alternative plan for addressing enrollment declines would close 42 schools.

Broward County (Florida) district is adding walk-through metal detectors at all of its high schools

April 25, 2024
The board has decided to accelerate its security plan and install detectors in all its 32 high schools by the end of the fall semester.