Features


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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Saving Money on School Lighting Design

A school's lighting system affects the physical and emotional well being of the students and the staff. It also plays a major role in the facility's energy costs. In this article we explore how much of this expense can be avoided.

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

What If We Changed the Rules

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The Vital Role of Signage and Digital Displays

Wayfinding, Notification, Communication and More.

Historic Jones and Palmer Halls

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The Next 100 Years

Historic Jones and Palmer Halls Redesigned for New Purposes.

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The Choice is Yours

The lowdown on school flooring options.

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Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Job Order Contracting

A construction procurement alternative.

cybersecurity

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Battling Cyber Delinquents

Cyber vandals and criminals make it more difficult to use online tools in school.

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.



Trends in Education

The Global Challenge

Moving the Learning Environment Beyond the Four Walls

trends in education

Legislative

Education: Post Election and Pre-Inauguration

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Schoolyards that Both Students and Communities Enjoy

The Space to Grow program is transforming Chicago Public School's schoolyards into vibrant outdoor spaces that encourage physical activity, outdoor learning and community engagement, while also addressing such environmental concerns as stormwater management and water conservation.

trends in education

Security

What Challenges Schools Could Face in 2017

trends in education

Business

A Roadmap to Sustainability Purchasing

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Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

School Security Technology Has Learned a Lot

From cameras to personal emergency communications devices, today's school security technology is better than ever.

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Five Ways to Kickstart Your School's Cleanliness

Routine cleaning measures can significantly reduce overall facility costs.

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