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Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2001
Provides tips on using low-tech, traditional key and lock systems for effectively securing university and college facilities. Discusses providing keys with utility patents as well as the need to design doors that offer greater deterrence to vandalism. (GR)
Descriptors: Colleges, School Security, Universities
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2001
Highlights the importance of using sprinkler systems in school residence halls to prevent fire fatalities. Understanding the risks involved, retrofitting schools to meet these risks, and realizing the need to extend safety education to off-campus housing are discussed. (GR)
Descriptors: College Housing, Educational Facilities Improvement, Fire Protection, School Safety
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2001
Examines strategies that some universities are using to make their stadium sporting events more secure in the post September 11 era. Schools reveal how they are minimizing their terrorism risks and providing a greater security presence. (GR)
Descriptors: Athletics, Higher Education, Planning, School Security
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2001
Describes how school districts are successfully reopening previously closed schools to accommodate growing enrollment trends. Issues including upgrading buildings, financing school reopenings, and regaining control of facilities that have been leased or sold for other purposes are discussed. (GR)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Improvement, Educational Facilities Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2001
Discusses how schools are using non-traditional settings to solve their combined problems of finding space for an increasing student population while creating environments that encourage and inspire students to learn. (GR)
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Facilities Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2001
Examines Clark County Nevada school district's furniture purchasing strategy to buy classroom furniture that will last, is flexible, and is appropriate for the students using it. Replacing furniture with the least disruption to their schools' routine is highlighted. (GR)
Descriptors: Classroom Furniture, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, Purchasing
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2001
Discusses how colleges and universities are improving their housing, dining, and other services to make campuses more appealing to students. Bringing consumer options to campus and creating a sense of community for the students are explored. (GR)
Descriptors: Business, Campuses, Postsecondary Education, Student School Relationship
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2001
Discussses the top issues facing schools as they build and renovate their facilities to meet the educational needs of the 21st Century. Issues include alternative school sites, ecologically friendly facilities, flexible spaces, outdoor spaces, schools as communities, smaller schools, security, technology, and school/community relationships. (GR)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Improvement, Educational Facilities Planning, Elementary Secondary Education
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2001
Discusses technology's impact on educational facilities and operations. Technology's influence on a school's ability to streamline their business operations and manage their facilities more efficiency is examined, and how Baylor University (Waco, TX) used technology to cut energy costs is highlighted. (GR)
Descriptors: Building Operation, Educational Facilities, Organizational Effectiveness, Postsecondary Education
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2001
Discusses the use of handheld, two-way radios to extend a school's communication and security to its remote areas. (GR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, School Security
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2001
Discusses the usefulness of using emergency call boxes for establishing a safe campus environment allowing for more immediate response to emergencies. Technology's influence on the future of campus call boxes is highlighted. (GR)
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, School Security
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2000
Discusses the importance of knowing the type of climate a school is likely to endure as a decision element for selecting a school roofing system. The influence of extreme temperature shifts, wind, and excessive heat in the decision making process are discussed as are ways of improving maintenance and monitoring practices. (GR)
Descriptors: Climate, Decision Making, Educational Facilities Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2000
Addresses the national problem of deferred maintenance of educational facilities and illustrates one private school's (Chicago's St. Ignatius) fall into disrepair and successful restoration and expansion. Data are presented on the percentage of aging schools in American from pre-1950 to post 1985. (GR)
Descriptors: Deferred Maintenance, Educational Facilities Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2000
Discusses security requirement needs when selecting windows and doors for schools. Issues addressed include key and lock management, window sturdiness, and emergency exiting. (GR)
Descriptors: Doors, Elementary Secondary Education, Purchasing, School Security
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2000
Discusses the alternative funding avenues school districts have used to support facility construction and improvements when tax levies and state aid are not enough. Acquiring donations, creating lease-purchase agreements, and using tax increment financing are highlighted. (GR)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Improvement, Financial Support, Money Management, Public Schools
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