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Financial Management

  • 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 ...

  • Financial Management | Jumping into private equity may look enticing, but it’s better to stick to the basics when ...

Risk Management

  • Risk Management | Several states have gone beyond federal laws that prohibit smoking, to include bans on vaping. Many now apply to independent school buildings and grounds. Edited from a piece that originally ...

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  • Risk Management | Experts attribute trend to greater prevalence of sesame seeds and oils in the modern diet. Is sesame on the menu in your school’s cafeteria or dining hall? If so, it might be a good time to ...

  • Risk Management | Knowing the top risks other independent schools face can help your school avoid getting stuck in the early phases of a risk management program. Article by Constance Neary and Alex Miller, ...

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 ...

  • 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

  • Facilities | After-school programming can and should be much more than an afterthought. This school’s robust and ...

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  • Facilities | For an informal glimpse into how your peers are handling a situation, check out NBOA's surveying ...

  • Facilities | Students at private schools are particularly high-risk for these serious but treatable illnesses. ...

Leadership

  • Leadership | Independent schools are moving beyond strategy sessions and implementing substantial changes, said ...

  • Projections | The threats are real. So are the resources, tools, knowledge and expertise that will help you address ...

  • CEO Notebook | In San Diego, we learned that bringing creativity, passion and play into a routine of discipline and ...

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 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 ...

  • Technology | To meet evolving technology needs, independent schools use a variety of staffing options, some outsourcing ...

In the News

  • (from ICEF Monitor) W hat aspects of the learning and living experience matter most to international students? Responses ...

  • The Department of Labor has, once again, issued new proposed overtime regulations that would increase the salary level ...

  • (from the Washington Post)  After years of decline, enrollment at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) is ...