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2 elementary schools in Shreveport, Louisiana, are closing

May 17, 2024
The Louisiana Department of Education and the state's Recovery School District directed the Caddo Parish district to close the academically struggling Werner Park and Sunset Acres...
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.
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Dublin (Calif.) district scheduled to open $374 million high school in the fall

April 30, 2024
The new Emerald High School will eventually house 2,500 students and address steady enrollment growth.

Abandoned newborn found dead at University of Tampa

April 29, 2024
The infant girl's body was found in a garbage bin near a campus residence hall.
Jefferson County Public Schools

Construction begins on permanent home for Afrocentric boys school in Louisville

April 25, 2024
Jefferson County Public Schools is building a $62 million campus for W.E.B. Dubois Academy.


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Dec. 21, 2023
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Orange County (Florida) district plans renovation of century-old facility

April 18, 2024
The former Cherokee School is to become a center for arts and entertainment education.
Elon University

Health and recreation center planned for Elon University

April 17, 2024
The 135,000-square-foot HealthEU Center will combine academics with recreation, health and well-being offerings.

Connecticut school wants to convert castle-like building to middle school

April 15, 2024
Hamden Hall Country Day School bought the so-called Davis Street castle in 2019 for $1.75 million.
CU Boulder

CU Boulder will build $175.4 million academic facility

April 12, 2024
The university plans to break ground later this year on the 79,200-square-foot building.