On Board Online • August 14, 2017
By Timothy Bonaparte
Imagine you are touring a brand new school building. Inside, it has a creative layout and an attractive interior design. Outside, there is a beautiful facade.
But what if you had to park a quarter mile away? What if there were no sidewalks and big puddles because of an absence of infrastructure to manage storm water runoff? And what if there was nothing green in sight?
Site design and environmental sustainability are as important in school building projects as building design and construction.Read the entire article>>
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The announcement today of statewide test results in grades 3-8 English language arts and math exams represents a mixed bag. The good news: students in all grades combined made incremental gains in proficiency in both ELA and math and fewer students opted out of those exams than did last year. The bad news: only about four in 10 students are proficient.Read the entire news release>>
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