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 (Furniture Supplier)

How To Choose A School Furniture Supplier

Facility Planning

Inclusivity Applies to Athletics Too

Planners need to design facilities with this in mind.

school facility costs

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

School Facilities: What Do They Really Cost?

In this article, we explore lifecycle costs and vital factors to consider in order to make the most cost-effective choices for your facilities.

school construction

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Bookbags and Hardhats Don't Mix

school safety

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Keeping Students Safe

Today's world can be a dangerous for students, teachers and administrators. Here are some thoughts about preparing for the worst.

Ask the Expert (School Fleet Vehicles)

Why Are Golf Carts A Potential Liability On Campus?

Legally Speaking

Abuse Prevention

Is your house in order for the new school year?



exploration at school

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Celebrating Exploration & Failure: A culture of learning, applying and repeating.

hazard assessments

Maintenance & Operations

Organizational Management for Safe Working Conditions in Schools

Hazard assessments and lock-out/tag-out procedures in all school buildings are essential.

flooring

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

It's All Good!

Carpet, tile, rubber, and hardwood? All have their benefits.

school custodial issues

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Custodial Issues

Hot Tips (Life-Cycle Cost Analysis)

How Rubber Flooring Impacts Life-Cycle Costs

Cleaning and Disinfecting

School Gains Efficiencies with Central Online Calendar

How did a central online event calendar with event publisher make a big difference for Spartanburg Community College? Check out their success story to see how they benefit from a centralized event calendar, how it has given them a new way to market events and more.

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