When I first began teaching at School A, we had metal stripes to hang student work in the hallways. Some hallways had the strips with cork for push pins. Other hallways had tackless metal paper holders. Both were great when teachers wanted to quickly put up displays. THEN, one year a new fire marshall came to inspect the school. The school was written up for having hallway displays that were a fire hazard. [If one paper caught fire, the fire had a track to run along throughout all the hallways in the school.] At this point, bulletin boards were purchased for the hallways. Teachers were counted. This included specialty teachers such as art, music, P.E., librarian as well as all special ed teachers. A board was purchased for each three teachers.
Guidelines for these bulletin boards included the following:
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