Features

  • Facilities (Learning Spaces)
    school roof installation

    Weather or Not?

    Maintaining watertight roofs is an ongoing challenge for many facilities professionals. In seeking advice from experts all over the country, their lessons learned were in several categories.

  • Architectural Innovations for Immersive Learning Environments In K-12 Schools

    New forms of architecture design for K-12 schools are creating in-depth, adaptive and flexible learning spaces for students with diverse and changing learning needs.

  • Facilities (Learning Spaces)

    Saving Money on School Lighting Design

    A school's lighting system affects the physical and emotional well being of the students and the staff. It also plays a major role in the facility's energy costs. In this article we explore how much of this expense can be avoided.

  • Facilities (Learning Spaces)

    What If We Changed the Rules

  • Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

    All Visitors Must Sign In

    With the enormous attention we have placed on safe and secure campuses, is it still possible for a stranger to enter a school building and walk around freely without anyone noticing?

Policy & Legislation | At-a-Glance

  • Washington Update: A 2016 Post Election Update

    Few pollsters predicted the outcome of the 2016 Presidential election. Education was not a primary talking point during the campaign. The initial questions people who have an interest in education are asking: “What will our President-Elect do? and what is on his agenda?”

  • Editor's Note (The View From Here)

    An Interesting Year Ahead

  • Washington Update. To Be or Not to Be: That is the Budget Question

    The Trump administration’s “skinny budget” was submitted to Congress on March 16, 2017. The proposed budget received little support from both Republicans and Democrats, and was almost unanimously criticized by education associations, think tanks and related groups.

Research & Special Reports

  • Facilities and Construction Brief

    2017 School Facilities and Construction Brief

    A brief overview of the trends in facilities and construction based on available data and a survey of our readers. Information includes the trends in population and enrollment, the trends in overall education construction spending, and the results of our reader survey. 02/01/2017 Full Report

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