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.


LEDs and Lighting Controls

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Illuminating Applications

Shining a Light on What's New in LEDs and Lighting Controls.

Inviting Spaces

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Inviting Spaces

Designing for special needs in k-12 schools.

Adventure Education

Adventure Education: Connecting Students with The Natural World

Kids are inherently curious creatures who learn by observing and interacting with their surroundings. They are intrinsically drawn to animals, watching carefully as animals play, relate, and move throughout nature. When a child’s educational experience includes daily interaction with animals, learning is elevated.

Emergency Communications

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Avoiding Deadly Mistakes

Preparing staff to utilize emergency communications systems under stress.

20 Acre Classroom

Sustainable Schools

The 20-Acre Classroom

Teaching important lessons about sustainability, value of the natural environment.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

A Couple of Things

Legally Speaking

Some Children Are Left Behind

Here is one school safety issue that we can address.

Ask the Expert (Video Intercoms)

How Can We Protect School Entries?



Historic Renovation

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Historic Renovations

Preserving the past, embracing the future

outdoor learning

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Outdoor Learning Environments

Making Positive Connections Beyond the School Walls.

Hot Tips (Purchasing)

Strategic Procurement

flooring

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Focus on Flooring

You have to cover the floor, so why not make a statement?

Ask the Expert (Safety and Security)

Can Technology Make Schools Safer?

Safety & Security

Good Time to Review Plans

Hazardous materials incident protocols for schools.

procurement

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Procurement: An Emerging K-12 Profession

As K-12 school districts have grown in size and complexity, buying supplies has become a sophisticated profession.

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.

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