Editor's Focus

This blog features monthly magazine commentary from the AS&U editorial staff.


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Learning in fear

June 9, 2022
Just a few weeks after I began writing for American School & University, two students at Columbine High School in Colorado unleashed a shooting attack that killed 12 of their ...
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Mask Madness

Feb. 22, 2022
The debates over Covid-19 and how to combat it have caused many to lash out at school officials.

Masking conflicts

Sept. 1, 2021
What is a health and safety issue for mask advocates is characterized as a personal freedom issue for those who reject the call for masks in schools.
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Comeback season

July 1, 2021
Will student enrollment at colleges and universities rebound after Covid-19?

Out of Code

June 1, 2021
For more than a year, the content of American School & university has focused overwhelmingly on how education institutions have dealt with Covid-19. This issue is no exception...

The long road back

March 1, 2021
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A New Beginning

Feb. 1, 2021

1,000 Cuts

Oct. 1, 2020
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Winning Programs

April 1, 2017
The recipients of this year’s Green Cleaning Award for Schools and Universities share many traits, among them vision; passion; innovation; communication skills; expertise; and...
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Funding Hits and Misses

March 1, 2017
Earlier this month, the Kansas Supreme Court rejected the state’s school finance system, saying it violates the constitution. The next day, a California school reaped a financial...
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Editor's Focus: New Beginnings

Feb. 11, 2017
2017 is bringing change to American School & University just as it most likely is bringing change to you.
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Editor's Focus: Building Money

Dec. 1, 2016
November’s elections provided numerous surprises, twists and turns. While many of us are thankful things are quieting down, education institutions across the nation are getting...