Many changes have taken place over the last 40 years in the curriculum, teaching methodology, and design of school buildings to accommodate persons with disabilities.
Betting on growth
Imagine, if you can, 20,000 employees, 191,000 students and 205 facilities. Add to that enrollment that is projected to reach 204,700 students in 1998.
Flexing with the Times
With a little planning and a lot of creativity, schools can be designed to meet the needs of today's and tomorrow's students without breaking the bank.
School's out for summer. For younger students, this might mean swimming pools and ice cream cones. For high school and college students, it could mean a summer job or internship.
Construction Zone: Middle-school makeover
A.V. Martinez Middle School, Romeoville, Ill., was built in the early 1970s and needed an extensive renovation to accommodate population growth, enhance learning, and update its infrastructure and security controls.
Trends Shaping Housing Design
Living in residence halls can be an integral part of the college experience. Students who not only attend classes on campus, but also live, eat and socialize with fellow students can develop a feeling of community that often can't be found living away from school.