July/August School Planning & Management

July/August 2018


school safety

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Keeping Students Safe

By Michael Fickes

Today's world can be a dangerous for students, teachers and administrators. Here are some thoughts about preparing for the worst.

school facility costs

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

School Facilities: What Do They Really Cost?

By Ellen Kollie

In this article, we explore lifecycle costs and vital factors to consider in order to make the most cost-effective choices for your facilities.

school construction

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Bookbags and Hardhats Don't Mix

By Andrew LaRowe, Mike Raible

cleaning products

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

A Safer Environment

By Allen P. Rathey

How to make healthier cleaning work in educational facilities.


Business Practices

Budget Flexibility as the Key to Sustainability

By Jay C. Toland

Sustainable Schools

Sustainable Also Means Healthful

By Patti Wood

Six ways to make your school childsafe.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Condition of Education and the Education Marketplace

By Jerry Enderle

Legally Speaking

Abuse Prevention

By John Stephens

Is your house in order for the new school year?

Facility Planning

Inclusivity Applies to Athletics Too

By Stephen Sefton

Planners need to design facilities with this in mind.


media center

Building Blueprints (Facilities In Focus)

Library Transformations

By Steven Herr, Carla Remenschneider

Make your media center an innovation district


Focus Desk

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Furniture That Supports Movement-Friendly Learning

rubber flooring

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Grand Valley School District Strikes the Right Chord


Ask the Expert (School Fleet Vehicles)

Why Are Golf Carts A Potential Liability On Campus?

By Troy Engel

Scaffolding Safety and OSHA

Hot Tips (Furniture Supplier)

How To Choose A School Furniture Supplier

By Angela Webb

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