School Planning & Management November 2013


On the Cover

Building Schools in a Digital World

Building Schools in a Digital World

By Michael Fickes


Features

Security at School

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

System Integration: Examining All Factors

By Sarat Pratapchandran


Bright Solutions

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Bright Solutions

By Jean-François Couturier, Rick Malm


Sustainability

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Beyond Net Zero

By Sangeetha V. Karthik


Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Good Things Come in Small Packages

By Ellen Kollie


Columns

Fire & Life Safety

Electrical Safety

Properly written and enforced policies are essential.

By Mike Halligan


A Final Thought

Providing School Security

Throwing money at the problem isn't the solution.

By Paul Abramson


Maintenance & Operations

'Resilience' or 'Recovery'

Successfully overcoming and coping with challenges and difficulties.

By Alyce Honore’-Hubert


Trends in Green

ED-GRS

Schools get wrapped up in green ribbon recognition.

By Ariel Dekovic


Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Kermit Was Wrong

Going green is easier than we think.

By Deborah Moore


Departments

Learning Landscape

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

The Learning Landscape

How rich outdoor opportunities foster 21st-century education.

By Sean O'Donnell


Products

Forbo flooring

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

District Wins Honors Without Hurting Bottom Line


VAE Rehearal system

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Flexible Music Rehearsal Environment