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 (Prepare and Be Aware)

Storm Shelters for Education Facilities

Designers should consider these three things.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Recognitions, a Farewell, a Welcome

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

rat

School Facility Maintenance to Prevent Pest Problems

Student-Led Innovation

career education

Sustainable Schools

A Renaissance of Work



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.

Hot Tips (HVAC Efficiency)

Using VRF Systems to Solve HVAC Challenges

Facility Planning

My Day as a Kindergartner

Reflecting on this has affected my view of educational design.

Emerging Technology

When Cybersecurity Becomes Cyber Warfare

Find how you should go about protecting your district.

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.

Ask the Expert (Active Learning)

What Is Meant By the Term Active Learning?

building envelope

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The Building Envelope

Envelopes have long since evolved from a means to just keep outside out and inside in. Systems are advancing with, among other things, sophisticated air and vapor barriers, airtight interiors, increasingly efficient windows, and exceedingly insulated roofs.

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