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.


Editor's Note (The View From Here)

2017 Brings Change Nationally and at SP&M

Sustainable Schools

The Power Of Zero

Net-zero library rethinks education design.

Hot Tips (Power Distribution)

How to Increase Access to Power in the Classroom

Safety & Security

Building Safer Schools

Are you literate in crime prevention through environmental design?

School furniture

Education Interiors

Furniture Style and Selection: A Learning Process for Everyone

new high school in DC

Education Interiors

Inspiration for Students and Community

New D.C. High School Is Culmination of Everyone's Efforts.

Photovoltaic Roof

Maintenance & Operations

Largest K-12 Photovoltaic Roof Top Solar System in Virginia

Outdoor School Playground

The Great Outdoors

Creating attractive outdoor spaces for play and learning that and reflect and propel a school's philosophy and mission.



Restroom Wellness Policies

Education Interiors

Wellness Policies and Restrooms

What's love of kids got to do, got to do with it?

Wireless Infrastructure at Schools

Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)

Before The Ink is Dry

Chasing wireless infrastructure in schools.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Changing Times

Fire & Life Safety

Being Prepared

Using tabletop exercises to plan before a disaster.

Ask the Expert (Safe Space)

What Solutions Are Available to Secure Classrooms?

Food Service Design

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Food Service Design: Evolution, Innovation and Interaction.

Dance vs. Sports Floor

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