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School Construction

Investing in Education...Creating Opportunity

Gov. Martin O'Malley | Posted 04.07.2014 | Education
Gov. Martin O'Malley

Growing and strengthening our increasingly diverse middle class has been the North Star of everything we have done as an administration. There is no greater ladder into the middle class than education.

Joy Resmovits

Kansas City Schools Chief's Departure Involves A Swirl Of Ethical Allegations, Profanity [UPDATE] | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.25.2011 | Education

The abrupt departure of John Covington from his post as superintendent of Kansas City, Missouri's schools reveals how interpersonal disputes between s...

When the School Came to Town

Ed Schmidt | Posted 08.29.2011 | Education
Ed Schmidt

Imagine building 5,357 schools in 12 states in 19 years. Now imagine that these schools weren't just four walls and a roof, but innovative facilities. Now remember this took place in a time where 17 states still mandated school populations be segregated.

Through Their Eyes

Ed Schmidt | Posted 07.05.2011 | Education
Ed Schmidt

We must create a new federal, state, and local partnership to ensure that each and every single community has sufficient resources to provide high-quality school buildings to their students.

Earth Shattering Groundbreakings

Ed Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ed Schmidt

It's gratifying to see what can happen when a community coalesces around the goal of rebuilding and renovating urban schools.

Dave Eggers Helps Sudan's 'Lost Boys' Get Fresh Start At New School

The Guardian | Sarah Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When Eggers and Achak Deng first met in Atlanta seven years ago, neither realised they were about to embark on a lasting friendship that would span co...