Find out more about the business of education – from business contingency and continuity plans; to finding the best way to recruit and retain students and staff.

Business Practices

Cycle-Based Budgeting

Improving system deficiencies for stronger budget decisions.


Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Outsourcing – Common Sense or Nonsense?

Whether outsourcing is a nightmare or dream scenario depends on who is doing the talking.

Business Practices

Fundraising and Finance: The school–volunteer relationship.

Business Practices

Key to Success

Positive leadership in the school business office.

Five Reasons Every School Needs to Brand

Using Product Audits to Cut Costs

Business Practices

Stakeholder Financial Literacy

Telling the story behind the numbers.

educational design

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Preparing for the Future

Rethinking educational design for a new generation of learners.

Legally Speaking

Don't Be at Risk

There are no "instant" background checks for volunteers.

school collaboration


Creating Successful Joint-Use Collaborations

Collaboration is the art and science of combining people's talents, skills, and knowledge to achieve a common goal.

School Facilities

Facility Planning

School Facilities Belong in the Nation's Infrastructure Portfolio

Business (Controlling Your Resources)

Doing More with Less: 5 Behaviors for Success

Business Practicies

Lean and Six Sigma in Education

Analytics can help busy school business officials.

Trends in Education

Trends in Education

Looking Forward

School Planning & Management asked experts who are involved in various education-related fields to talk about what is happening in regard to K-12 education and what they expect in the near future. The following are their thoughts on the topics of design and planning of learning spaces, legislation, sustainability and safety and security.

Legally Speaking

Website Accessibility

A new area of enforcement for OCR.

Dude Solutions Is Back with More Data in Their 2018 Operations Health Index

See how your industry peers reported on the current state of their operations and get insight into how you can use the information to improve yours in Dude Solutions' 2018 Operations Health Index.

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