Following Up on ESSER & EANS Funds - One Year Later

Apr 28th, 2022

It's been more than a year since the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act was signed into law. This $1.9 trillion emergency assistance package included $122 billion in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds. Another $2.75 billion was set aside for EANS funds (Emergency Assistance to Non-Public Schools). School districts immediately used a percentage of these funds to safely reopen during the pandemic. The remaining funds are being . . .
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Four Emerging Storage Trends for Classrooms

Oct 8th, 2021

School design trends and technology-focused instruction have created new classroom storage challenges. While every school has different space planning and storage needs, most are actively adapting their storage solutions to improve daily functionality. Lockers and shelving -- once needed to store heavy textbooks -- are now passed over in favor of charging carts and other device-friendly furniture. At the same time, the movement toward . . .
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Tomorrow's Learning Environments Will Support Flexibility, Technology and Wellness

Sept 24th, 2021

Prior to the Covid pandemic, there was already a shift in the way classrooms were set up. Schools were beginning to favor collaboration tables, standing desks and STEM makerspaces over the traditional "rows of desks" model. After 18 months of educating during a pandemic, there's an increased urgency to address overdue upgrades. Schools are not only tasked with educating our children; they're now expected to . . .
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