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A $15 million project will convert much of the currently-named Frayser Plaza into Harmony Plaza, hosting the Memphis STEM Academy (MSA) for elementary students.

New School Construction

Memphis STEM School Taking Over as Shopping Center Anchor Tenant

A year from now a half-abandoned shopping center in Memphis will be adding a STEM school as its anchor tenant.



Burial Grounds Found on Tampa School Property

A Florida school board recently discovered nearly 150 unmarked graves on the property of King High School in Tampa, Florida after receiving a tip.

School Safety

Illinois Association of School Boards Votes Against Arming Teachers

Those opposing the proposal said that arming staff would not create a safer environment for students.  

Lunch Service

"Mood Boost" Lunch Program Teaches Kids How Food Impacts Mood

Chartwells K12, a K-12 foodservice provider, recently launched their “Mood Boost” program to help elementary and middle school students learn how the food they eat may impact their mood.

STEM & STEAM

Massachusetts SD Debuts Learning Studios in Three Schools

The Learning Studios offer elementary students collaborative, hands-on learning experiences with an emphasis on coding and computer science

The new two-story, 68,000-square-foot building is estimated to cost $15 million. The school, designed and constructed by LAI Group, is expected to be finished by summer 2020.

New School Construction

Athenian Charter School Breaks Ground In Florida

The new two-story, 68,000-square-foot building is estimated to cost $15 million.

New School Construction

New York STEAM Pre-K Center Begins Construction

The center will focus on early childhood STEAM education, offering a first of its kind in New York City.

School Safety

Colorado School Safety Committee Propose 5 Bills for 2020 Legislature

The bills drafted by the bipartisan committee stayed away from controversial ideas like arming teachers and instead focused on student mental health and safety training.