ERIC Number: ED465260
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
School Safety and Security.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
This document offers additional guidelines for school facilities in California in the areas of safety and security, lighting, and cleanliness. It also offers a description of technology resources available on the World Wide Web. On the topic of safety and security, the document offers guidelines in the areas of entrances, doors, and controlled access to campuses; windows; visibility; traffic patterns and parking areas; play and sports areas; landscaping; fencing and gates; exterior lighting; lavatories; environmental design features; visitor control and access; and specialized sites. An extensive list of related resources is also provided. Regarding lighting standards, the document offers research-based design recommendations and suggestions concerning reflectances, fixture brightness, ceiling height, excess wall luminance (windows), nonuniformity of illumination (general lighting), and energy conservation. This section also includes a glossary. The section on clean school standards offers questions to consider when establishing policies for a maintenance and operations program. Finally, the section on technology resources includes Web sites on comprehensive technology planning, integration of technology into the curriculum, and staff development. (EV)
Descriptors: Cleaning, Design Requirements, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Improvement, Lighting, Lighting Design, Resources, School Buildings, School Maintenance, School Safety, State Standards, Technology Integration
For full text: http://www.cde.ca.gov/challenge/tk_pdf/sf2.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California