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.


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.

Hot Tips

Flooring Installation

"How to prevent moisture-related flooring issues."

Leveraging Community

Trends in Education

Community Sustainability

Leveraging Community Sustainability in Schools

Facility Planning

Everyone a Changemaker: Education for the 21st century

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.

Business Practices

The Embezzler Next Door

Preventing theft in school support organizations.

Outdoor Environments

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Outdoor Environments

Playgrounds, gardens and outdoor classrooms are gaining in features and uses.

Sustainable Schools

Winning with Onsite Generated Solutions

Producing cleaning chemicals onsite using the building's water supply.



Ask the Expert: Security

What Are Best Practices For Securing A Campus Building?

A Final Thought

A New Year and a New Act for Education

Trending in Education

Trends in Education

What Will Be Trending in Education During 2016?

safe environments

Trends in Education

The Sign of Our Times

Making safe environments our main concern.

Integrated Security Systems

Trends in Education

School Safety

Increasing the Focus on School Terrorism

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

My New Year's Wish

Learning Ecosystem

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

A Learning Ecosystem in Action

Bloomfield Hills Schools administrators have built a learning ecosystem that includes three learning ecosystem elements — flexible furnishings, engaging technologies and collaborative spaces.

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