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Financial Management

  • Financial Management | Commonfund report also provides 10-year analysis going back to 2009, when returns averaged ...

  • Financial Management | Reconciling every accounting fund every month may sound onerous, but it saves time and ...

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  • CEO Notebook | Data show independent school finances improved last year, in terms of net tuition revenue, expendable ...

Risk Management

  • Risk Management | Given the emergence of new risks and the evolving school operating environment, now could be the time to revisit your organizational structure and carve out the resources to add a new position. ...

  • Risk Management | Spending alone won’t make your school more secure. The most effective security strategies prioritize school culture. Article by  Dan Stephens,  Invictus Consulting, LLC From the May/June ...

  •   Risk Management | Rising toll of student stress, anxiety and depression adds to urgency of schools’ risk-mitigation practices. Article by Donna Davis From the May/June 2019 Net Assets magazine Junior ...

Enrollment & Financial Aid

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | How have 529 education savings plans changed at the state level since federal law allowed their use for K-12 private school tuition? A new brief explains. Feature image: Map ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | NBOA-EMA partnership gathers steam with programs at 2019 Annual Meeting and beyond. Last fall, NBOA and the Enrollment Management Association launched a partnership to pursue ...

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  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Independent schools may have to work harder than ever before to attract the large wave of young adults beginning to raise children. Article by Stacey Freed From the January/February ...

Facilities

  • Projections | Building plans? Don’t wait until groundbreaking to engage with the neighbors. From the May/June 2019  ...

  • Facilities | School facilities are notorious for hiding their true costs. A total cost of ownership approach can ...

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  • Facilities | With an affordable in-house audit, both your facilities team and your service providers will become ...

Leadership

  • Leadership | Innovative, student-driven programs add value, enrich students, further school mission and attract ...

  • CEO Notebook | Deep knowledge of many fields can help you handle an ever-expanding portfolio, but it can also limit ...

  • CEO Notebook | Just enough transparency from the business office helps engage key stakeholders in important discussions, ...

Human Resources

  • Human Resources | Are summer camps exempt from FLSA requirements? A closer look at the recreational establishment ...

  • CEO Notebook | From relying on resumes to ineffective interviews, these common mistakes can be avoided. Jeffrey ...

  • Human Resources | Moving from corporate HR to an independent school requires a different pace and close attention ...

Technology

  • Technology | A school’s online safety requires vigilance from every department. From phishing scams to data ...

  • Technology | A single-platform school information system can make a school operate more effectively. But there’s ...

  • Projections | Let’s take a collective breath and identify technology tools that will work for our schools. Jeffrey ...

In the News

  • (From Quartz) Gender equality in the workplace is arguably one of the most important ways to attract and retain employees, ...

  • (From Reveal News) A recent investigative report showed that Louisiana’s $40 million-a-year state-funded voucher program ...

  • (from the New York Times) U.S.  Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is working to overhaul federal rules on sexual misconduct ...