January/February School Planning & Management

School Planning & Management January/February 2019


fresh air in the classroom

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

FRESH AIR: The Impact of HVAC Systems on Indoor Air Quality

By Andrew LaRowe, Mike Raible

Expecting children to learn in poorly ventilated classrooms is like requiring them to read blurry textbooks.

indoor air quality

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Deep Breaths

By Michael Fickes

The EPA says improving indoor air quality can improve the performance of students and teachers.

school commons area

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

We All Scream For—Mobility, Convenience, Flex Appeal, and Lunchtime Learning

By Patrick Glenn

Today's schools aren't putting all of their eggs in one basket, but opting for more personal choice, food portability, and digital functionality in student dining facilities.


Editor's Note (The View From Here)

School Construction Continues to Increase

By Jerry Enderle

Maintenance & Operations

Managing the Day-to-Day Operations of a Maintenance Department

By John A. Bailey

Things to consider for continued progress and efficiency.


GWMS classroom

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

A Space to Grow

By Torrey Sims, Kevin Sullivan

Preparing students to be independent, self-sufficient


NoraNivel furniture

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

From Teacher to Student-Centric Learning

Nora rubber flooring

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

The Built-Environment Is The "Third Teacher" with nora


Ask the Expert (Vacuum Cleaner)

What Are The Advantages Of Switching To Cordless Vacuums?

By Rich Steinberg