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School Safety

Colorado School Safety Committee Propose 5 Bills for 2020 Legislature

The bills drafted by the bipartisan committee stayed away from controversial ideas like arming teachers and instead focused on student mental health and safety training.

New School Construction

NY Officials Break Ground on Staten Island School

The school is expected to serve more than 750 students in Pre-K through fifth grade when it opens in the 2022-2023 school year.

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Interiors

Preparing Students for an Unpredictable Future

Creating an adaptable space is only one component of the agile classroom. What we teach and how we teach are just as important.

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Esports

IP Brings the Wow Factor To Educational Esports Programs

The technical requirements you need to know to start a K-12 or higher education esports program.

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Q&A

Elevating the Discussion On Transforming Education

Jim McGarry, EDmarket president and CEO, reflects on this year's EDspaces conference and gives us a glimpse into the future of educational facilities design and management.



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Adaptive Reuse for Education

Thinking Outside The Box: Adaptive Reuse For Education

There are countless opportunities to create new and innovative learning environments within existing buildings.

Human Resources

Improving Teacher Recruitment for Early Childhood Education

Rushing to comply with teacher/child ratios at childcare centers could lead to mistakes. Instead, this director relies on a steady supply of substitute teachers.

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Building Blueprints

Fostering Creativity and Collaboration

A new library transformed into a bright, energetic space to study and connect.

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Emerging Technologies

Reimagine Education With AV

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Revitalizing Historic Facilities

Existing campus structures can be adapted to new life and new uses with a creative approach to restoring and modifying them from the ground up.

Editor's Note

We've Made A Few Changes

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Facilities

Campus Parking Trends

New technologies are available that are making campus parking more user-friendly and manageable, which is beneficial to operations and the bottom line.

Guest Viewpoint

Turnkey Renovation Solutions for A+ Aesthetics

A few solutions to minimize renovation costs and support sustainablity goals.

New School Construction

New Missouri Elementary Features Collaborative Spaces for Each Grade Level

The new, two-story elementary school will replace South Point Elementary and is funded by Prop S, a $26 million bond issue approved in April.

Safety & Security

Beaumont ISD Implements AI Program to Prevent Violence and Suicide

The Texas school district approved a contract with Gaggle, a software company that scans student emails and files stored on school-issued Google or Microsoft accounts.

Over the summer, Olathe West High School added solar panels over two picnic tables where students can charge their phones and laptops.

Sustainable Schools

Solar Panels Installed to Charge Student Cell Phones

Over the summer, Olathe West High School added solar panels over two picnic tables where students can charge their phones and laptops.

New School Construction

New Construction for Growing Mountain View Student Population

The new construction, funded by a $295-million bond measure passed last year, will accommodate the California district’s rapidly growing student population.

The $15 million building renovation was part of Mayor Walsh’s $2.08 billion Imagine Boston Capital Plan. It was the final phase of an overall $33 million project to two Eliot school buildings.

New School Construction

Innovative Boston School Officially Opens in North End

The $15 million building renovation was part of Mayor Walsh’s $2.08 billion Imagine Boston Capital Plan. It was the final phase of an overall $33 million project to two Eliot school buildings.

Audience Systems outfitted the white box theater with custom all-white seating.

Seating

Unique Seating Solutions for School Theaters and Gyms

What brings a school community together more than a school theatre production or a home game? In order to accommodate spectators and audience members alike, seating must prioritize comfort and versatility.

Cybersecurity

Pennsylvania School District Hacked By Their Own Students

The students got “teacher-level access” to systems and hacked the system to obtain home addresses, in addition to GPAs, SAT scores, phone numbers and other private information about every student in the district.

STEM & STEAM

Encinitas Middle School's STEM Building Nearly Complete

Diegueño Middle School in Encinitas, California will soon have a new classroom building with ample space for hands-on STEM learning.

Palo Alto High School staff envisioned a library that would feature updated technology, natural light, and a more functional, open layout with clear sightlines and improved circulation patterns.

Modernization

Palo Alto High School's Library Transformation

Palo Alto High School staff envisioned a library that would feature updated technology, natural light, and a more functional, open layout with clear sightlines and improved circulation patterns.

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Facilities

Raising the Roof at Kansas State

A renovation that included the repair of storm damage to the roof of McCain Auditorium on the campus of Kansas State University was a coordinated effort that required the replacement of custom-fabricated smoke vents.

New School Construction

New Texas High School Faces Rising Construction Costs

Construction on Frisco ISD’s newest high school began this summer amidst rising costs of building materials and labor shortages.

School Safety & Security

South Dakota Receives $2 Million for School Security

South Dakota received three grants totaling $2 million to help school districts prevent and address threats of violence.

New Software

Montgomery Public Schools Consider New Software to Track Graduation

Montgomery Public Schools is considering HiEd, a software program that allows high school students and counselors to track the student’s progress toward graduation.