Maintaining School Facilities


U.S. Public School Facilities In Trouble

Investment levels in all but three states will not meet the standards.

Reopening shuttered school


Bringing a shuttered school back to life has it's unique challenges.

School Security

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

High-Stakes School Security

Violent incidents in K-12 schools have led security directors to develop more comprehensive programs.

Cost Containment

Strategies for Cost Containment

Purchasing experts teach us the difference between cost containment, purchasing, procurement and strategic sourcing — and offer strategies for containing costs.

roof management

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The End of Worst First - Roofs in Transition

Just like everything else in education, technology and new methodologies are changing the traditional approach to roof management.

Lighting Design

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

School Lighting Design

Systems, sensors and controls that save money.

Planning the School Library

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Top 10 Considerations for Planning the School Library of 2070

How to create library space that will be viable well into 2070 and will prepare students for careers in the 22nd century.

Restroom and locker room design

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Responsive Design

Restroom and locker room design for specialized instruction.

band and choral room acoustics design

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Walls and Ceilings

A planning primer for band and choral room acoustics design.

School Signs & Graphics

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Give Me A Sign

Signs and the emerging graphics movement in schools.


Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)

Communication Upgrades

Transitioning to VoIP isn't always smooth sailing for school districts.

service provider for school repairs

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Meeting the Challenge

How The Department of General Services used a non-profit service provider to assist in monitoring and verification of school repairs during a short timeframe.

Leveraging Community

Trends in Education

Community Sustainability

Leveraging Community Sustainability in Schools

Response To A Terrorist Attack at School

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Planning Your School's Response To A Terrorist Attack

Terrorists do attack K-12 schools, and you need to plan a response just in case your school comes under attack.

Trending in Education

Trends in Education

What Will Be Trending in Education During 2016?

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