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Ag2School Tax Credit Passed: Now What?

Until now, the likelihood of a school bond referendum passing depended greatly on where the school district was located in Minnesota. In metropolitan areas, school referendums pass at a higher rate... > READ MORE

Controlling Traffic, Alleviating Congestion

Have you wondered why some intersections have traffic signals, while others do not?

Some think a traffic signal is a cure-all for all traffic problems. While others think a traffic signal would... > READ MORE

Planning a School Expansion? Here’s What to Do When

As we begin a new school facility planning process, I’m often asked the same question: What do we need to do when? There can be many moving parts, leading up to one vote. Knowing all the steps and... > READ MORE

Take This Step at the First Thought of School Facility Changes

Just thinking about a facility expansion or remodeling of some kind? It’s common for school leaders to wait to engage an architect until they have begun to formalize their ideas, vision or plans.... > READ MORE

How Schools Are Increasing Safety

In every survey asking parents what their number one concern about school facilities is, we see the same answer: safety and security. As designers, we’re constantly asking ourselves, “How safe can... > READ MORE