SP&M Article Archive

School Planning & Management's vast database of articles is a valuable tool for anyone who plans, designs, equips, maintains and operates pK-12 schools nationwide.  Popular topics include facilities, safety & security, technology, business, finance and the learning environment. Articles are displayed in chronological order, beginning with the most recent.


Hot Tips (Energy Costs)

Reducing Your Energy Use and Cost

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

More on High-Speed Access (Or Lack of it) in U.S. Schools

clean air quality

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Cleaning the Air in Classrooms

Dirty classroom air can slow learning and even make students and teachers sick. Find out how to improve indoor air quality or IAQ.

Energy Efficient Schools

Looking to the Future

Intelligent buildings, data sharing, will impact energy efficiency in schools.

school plant manager

Maintenance & Operations

An Endorsement

The benefits of a national certification program for school plant managers.

Charter school

Chater Schools: Making A Dent In Education

edtech

Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)

EdTech's Influence: Both In and Out of the Classroom



school restroom

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

A Moment of Privacy

Outside of the political arena, school planners, architects and engineers probably have the best chance of solving gender-neutral and other associated issues behind the doors of school restrooms.

Flexible auditorium space

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Ultimate Flexibility

Designing spaces to support student and community performing arts.

Business Practices

Cycle-Based Budgeting

Improving system deficiencies for stronger budget decisions.

Ask the Expert (Network Communications)

How can we move to network-based communication?

Emerging Technology

Yikes!

My it security is (probably) not secure

Re-Roof Protocol

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Is There a Better Re-Roof Protocol?

To everything there is a season, and now is the time to begin planning for summer re-roofs. Have you started?

Hot Tips (Furniture Design)

Key Design Features for Innovative Schools

Dude Solutions Is Back with More Data in Their 2018 Operations Health Index

See how your industry peers reported on the current state of their operations and get insight into how you can use the information to improve yours in Dude Solutions' 2018 Operations Health Index.

Subscribe to SP&M E-News

School Planning & Management's free email newsletter keeping you up-to-date and informed.

I agree to this sites Privacy Policy.