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.

Safety & Security

Suicide at School

Addressing a serious societal problem.

Security Assessments

Safety & Security (Prepare And Be Aware)

Security Assessments: Doors, Locks, Lighting, Oh My!

Protecting students from unwanted visitors and predators should be a priority at every K-12 school. Here's how to assess physical security issues.

IAQ Tool

Trends In Green

There's an App for That

Effectively managing indoor air quality in your school facility.

Career and Tech Education

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Career and Tech Education

Prompting better skills training for the future workforce.

A Final Thought

All Things Are Not Always Equal

How much do we value the education and future of our children?

IAQ management

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Healthy Buildings

The essential elements of IAQ management

Maintenance & Operations

An Important and Enormous Responsibility

School plant facilities sustain ideal student performance for the new school year.

tech-savvy learning

Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)

Teaching and Learning in a Digital Age

Providing students with the tools to become global leaders.

Business Practices

Safer Schools

Lowering district costs with ESA partnerships.

Construction Delays

Battling School Construction Delays

What can administrators do to avoid construction delays that can hamper or even delay the start of the school year?

wireless tenants

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Good Idea or Bad Idea?

Managing wireless tenants on school properties.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Who Will Build It?

We need to train the next generation of skilled workers.

Building Envelope

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Building Envelopes

It's all about energy usage.

A.G. Bell Elementary School

Project of Distinction

A.G. Bell Elementary School

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