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 (Cooperative Purchasing)

Cooperative Procurement for Public Purchasing

Dover High School

Education Interiors

The interior spaces where students’ high school careers and experiences unfold are of prime importance to those young people, faculty, staff, and administrators. The best such spaces help districts and individual schools express and realize their goals while guiding high school students toward achieving theirs.

cleaning schools

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Ways School Administrators Can Keep Students and Staff Healthy this Winter

Why a new type of cleaning and maintenance protocol may be necessary.

career tech

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Workforce Development

Creating business-savvy designs for career tech.

2 theaters

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Pulling Back the Curtain: A Tale of Two Theaters

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Storm Shelters for Education Facilities

Designers should consider these three things.

career education

Sustainable Schools

A Renaissance of Work

Student-Led Innovation



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School Facility Maintenance to Prevent Pest Problems

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Recognitions, a Farewell, a Welcome

Emerging Technology

When Cybersecurity Becomes Cyber Warfare

Find how you should go about protecting your district.

school bus

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The Business of School Buses

Organizing and managing a school bus operation is a large business undertaking for any school district.

Facility Planning

My Day as a Kindergartner

Reflecting on this has affected my view of educational design.

modernizing school buildings

Designing to Reinvent Teaching & Learning

Changing space is easy, but changing what happens in that space is where the real magic happens.

Hot Tips (HVAC Efficiency)

Using VRF Systems to Solve HVAC Challenges

Gresham-Barlow Schools Save Over $1.5 Million Annually

See how this school district went from bleeding energy dollars to saving over $1.5 million a year in cost avoidance, earning an ENERGY STAR rating of 97 and becoming an 11-time Partner of the Year award winner.

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