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School Renovation

Is School Renovation Really the Change We Seek?

Sam Chaltain | Posted 11.14.2011 | Education
Sam Chaltain

As I look at Obama's jobs plan I'm wondering if anyone else has made a simple observation about his idea to renovate America's crumbling public school buildings: Is this really the change we seek?

Two Years After A Student Wrote Congress For Help, Community Breaks Ground On A New School

AP | SEANNA ADCOX | Posted 06.18.2011 | Education

DILLON, S.C. — Construction is starting on a new school in South Carolina more than two years after a student wrote Congress about the decrepit ...

Dancing with the Schools?

Ed Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ed Schmidt

I'm not sure we really need not another dancing/talent/survivor based reality show -- but I do know we need better schools!

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.

Who's to Blame When we Fail our Students?

Ed Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ed Schmidt

Why are our nation's schools facilities falling down around our children? Let me ask you -- are you playing the blame game as well?

'School Pride' Celebrates What Matters

Ed Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ed Schmidt

When is a building not a building? When it's a school.

NBC's 'School Pride' Does Extreme School Makeovers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

NBC's "School Pride", a new series produced by "Curb Your Enthusiasm's" Cheryl Hines and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's" Denise Cramsey, is transfo...