July/August 2019 School Planning & Management

July/August 2019


Features

The Library of Today and the Future

Building Blueprints

No More 'Shhhh!' The Library of Today and the Future

Our culture has changed. Your community has changed. Has your library changed yet?

By Todd Bushmaker

Our culture has changed. Your community has changed. Has your library changed yet?


Harnessing the Potential of Outdoor Spaces

Outdoor Spaces

Harnessing the Potential of Outdoor Spaces

Enlisting students in your design plan and working alongside nature can result in outdoor spaces that are recreational, educational and engaging in ways you might not expect.

By Scott Berman

Enlisting students in your design plan and working alongside nature can result in outdoor spaces that are recreational, educational and engaging in ways you might not expect.


deferred maintenance at school steps

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Why Deferring Maintenance Now Will Cost You Later

Your environment is more than simply the place you are; the atmosphere you occupy affects you on a biological level, sending signals to your body and mind that influence your health in a variety of ways.

By Jed DeGroote

Your environment is more than simply the place you are; the atmosphere you occupy affects you on a biological level, sending signals to your body and mind that influence your health in a variety of ways.


Trends in Education: View From the Industry

By Michael Fickes

Look inside for commentary from experts in the field who share their perspective on trends in education and the effect those changes will have on various learning environments.


school security bollards

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

The Future of School Security

What Can Schools Learn from America's Busiest Airports?

By Jared Bliss, David Safir


trends at collegs and universities

Trends: Key Developments Driving School Design

New approaches to teaching and learning, as well as the need to secure schools without turning them into prisons, are two of the key drivers of design though in K–12. Experts weigh in on how those trends are shaping schools.

By Michael Fickes


Columns

Technology Infrastructure

Federal Ed Tech Funding Under Evaluation for 2020

The nearly $4 billion FCC program enters its fifth year since funding for networking infrastructure became available to schools and libraries. This article examines recent action taken by the FCC that could change how these institutions can access funds beginning in 2020.

By Peter Kaplan

The nearly $4 billion FCC program enters its fifth year since funding for networking infrastructure became available to schools and libraries. This article examines recent action taken by the FCC that could change how these institutions can access funds beginning in 2020.


Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Technological Transition

By David Nagel


Business Practices

Benefits

How to control healthcare costs without passing on the burden to employees.

By Flip Steinour


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