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May 20, 2014

$60M H.S. Football Stadium Deemed Unsafe, Sidelined for Season

Less than two years ago, the citizens of Allen, Texas, were treated to the opening of a massive high school football stadium. As it turns out, the $59.6 million spent on the stadium may not have been enough.

February 28, 2014

$60 Million High School Stadium Closes Indefinitely Because of 'Cracking' Concrete

Less than two years after opening a $60 million multi-sport stadium, Allen High School (Texas) has closed the facility indefinitely because of "extensive cracking" found "in the concrete of the stadium's concourse."

September 10, 2012

New Milwaukee Schools Must Now Contain Outside Play Areas

The Milwaukee Common Council approved an ordinance last week that requires all new elementary schools in the city to either provide on-site outdoor play areas or transport students somewhere off-campus to play.

September 04, 2012

District Aims to Raise $3 Million From Ads for Athletic Upgrades

What's a school to do when it wants to upgrade its athletic facilities but has little to no money? Get creative.

August 10, 2012

Twitter Reacts to $60 Million High School Football Stadium

Allen High School in Texas recently put the finishing touches on a brand-new $60 million football stadium. Pictures of the stadium began circulating online this past week. What was the general consensus? Find out in this Storify: [View the story "Twitter Reacts to a $60 Million High School Footba...

July 20, 2011

Sprite Holding $625,000 Contest for K-12 Fields, Playgrounds

Over the next two and a half months, Sprite will have over $600,000 up for grabs in the Sprite Sparks Parks contest, a competition for one of 25 grants worth $25,000.

July 05, 2011

Mo. District Spends $18 Million on New Athletic Facilities

The St. Louis-based Pattonville School District recently hired a construction company to begin work on $18 million worth of upgrades to their schools' athletic facilities over the next two years.

May 27, 2011

NFL: Lockout Won't Freeze Funding for Schools' Stadium Projects

Professional football may currently be on hold, but the NFL still plans on distributing grants to help pay for new and resurfaced youth football fields, despite reports to the contrary.

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