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.

International Comparisons of Education

Color in the Learning Environment

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Education Marketplace

Bringing classrooms into the digital age

Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)

Technology-Assisted Curriculum

Bringing classrooms into the digital age.

Sustainable Schools

Optimizing Comfort and Aesthetics

The design benefits of displacement ventilation in schools.

Business Practices

Do's and Don'ts

Navigating the network security labyrinth.

Fun and colorful school classroom

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Schools Should be Fun Places

The effects of design, lighting, and color in learning environments.

Special needs classroom

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Some Challenges and Solutions

Accommodating special education needs.

Ask the Expert: Destratification Fans

Why Destratification Fans Make Sense for Schools

Age specific school design of common area

Building Blueprints (Facilities In Focus)

Design For the Educational Journey

How classrooms respond to age-specific needs.

School Flooring

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Higher Marks for School Floors

Trends in cost-effective and sustainable flooring.

Facility Planning

Child-Centered Learning

Educators are the key drivers.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Achieving the Right Balance

A Final Thought

Testing in Schools

Not that kind of test, it's about your water.

Reusing as a means to sustainability

Sustainable Schools

Making Old (Schools) New, Again

Reusing as a means to sustainability.

Is it a school's job to address not only what happens in the classroom, but social and economic issues in their community as well?

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