Costs and Funding

Find out how to balance your budget – from funding, purchasing and procurement; to construction and maintenance/operations costs; bond issues and endowments, and more…

Safety Within the Budget

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Safety Within the Budget

Low cost security measures for schools.

Life Cycle Costs

Education Interiors

Figuring Life Cycle Costs

Buying furniture and equipment for K-12 school districts requires an analyst's mind.

A Final Thought

All Things Are Not Always Equal

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

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?

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Who Will Build It?

We need to train the next generation of skilled workers.

A Legislative Surprise: Breaking Through Congressional Gridlock

For the first time in many years, both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees have voted out of committee an appropriation for the U.S. Department of Education.

Purchasing Practices

Today's Purchasing Practices

Here's a broad look at today's school purchasing practices from four veterans representing different-sized, and both rural and urban, districts.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Education Marketplace

Editor's Note

Unsung Heroes

Doing their best with less and less.

A Final Thought

It's All About the Money

Children lose when politicians make educational decisions.

School Building Budget

The Building You Want... Within the Budget You Have!

Once the budget has been established for your school construction project, staying within it does not have to be a constant process of sacrifice and compromise.

The President’s FY 2016 Education Budget: Continuing to Invest in the Nation’s Future

This article is on the President’s FY 2016 budget proposal. It seems like an annual rite of spring. What is different?

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Good News, Again!

But our school buildings still need more attention and funding.

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