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Apr 01, 2017

Winning Programs 

The recipients of this year’s Green Cleaning Award for Schools and Universities share many traits, among them vision; passion; innovation;....More
Feb 11, 2017

Editor's Focus: New Beginnings 

2017 is bringing change to American School & University just as it most likely is bringing change to you....More
Dec 01, 2016

Editor's Focus: Building Money 

November’s elections provided numerous surprises, twists and turns. While many of us are thankful things are quieting down, education institutions....More
Oct 01, 2016

Editor's Focus: A Look Ahead 

One of the more informative publications recently released is “Projections of Education Statistics to 2024,” which examines various issues key to....More
Sep 01, 2016

Editor's Focus: Making It Matter 

A school bond election held this summer illustrates the difference one vote makes....More
Aug 01, 2016

Editor's Focus: The Inside View 

Published each August, American School....More
Jul 01, 2016

Editor's Focus: Summer Breaks 

Summer shouldn’t be all work. Here is a look at some lighthearted news items happening in and around the world of education....More
Jun 01, 2016

Editor's Focus: Learning Opportunities 

The absence of students on campus provides for some unique educational and learning opportunities for you, as well as convenient ways to gain insight....More
May 01, 2016

Editor's Focus: Growth Mode 

School and university enrollment remains in growth mode, and will continue to do so thru at least 2023....More
Apr 01, 2016

Editor's Focus: Documenting Facility Needs... Again 

The problem of insufficient facilities funding is compounded by the fact that support for education facilities varies widely from state to state,....More
Mar 01, 2016

Editor's Focus: Sending a Message 

The condition of school facilities is vital to a successful educational experience....More
Feb 01, 2016

Editor's Focus: Beginning of a Boom? 

As the nation’s economy continues to struggle, education construction and facilities improvement needs continue to grow....More
Jan 01, 2016

Editor's Focus: Support for Education Construction 

While the U.S. economy slowed as 2015 came to a close, education capital-expenditure initiatives continued to prove resilient....More
Nov 01, 2015

Editor's Focus: Invigorating Education Environments 

School and university construction projects are alive and well, with many communities and institutions completing and/or planning projects that will....More
Sep 01, 2015

Editor's Focus: Making the List

Started approximately 15 years ago, the AS&U 100 charts the top school districts and colleges in the United States....More

Joe Agron

Joe Agron is the editor-in-chief/associate publisher of American School & University magazine. Joe has overseen AS&U's editorial direction for more than 25 years, and has helped...
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