July/August 2019 School Planning & Management

School Planning & Management July/August 2019


Features

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.


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 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


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

From stronger but less intrusive safety measures and “shut-down” protocols to juggling varying degrees of clearance in a complex environment, schools and airports share many of the same challenges and goals in public security.


Columns

Business Practices

Benefits

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

By Flip Steinour


Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Technological Transition

By David Nagel


Sponsored Content

Smart Lockers Now and Beyond the Pandemic

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