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Financial Management

  • Financial Management | But W-4s will likely not change for at least another year.  This article was updated on January ...

  • Financial Management | Independent schools might breathe a small sigh of relief in reviewing the final compromise version ...

  • Financial Management | The GOP rush toward major tax legislation accelerated last night when Alabama GOP Senate candidate ...

Risk Management

  • Above: the Skirball Fire on December 6, shortly after it started. Photo credit: Bd1983. Risk Management | updated December 11 | As the massive wildfires in southern California continue to burn, hundreds of schools ...

  • Risk Management | From the archives: Mitigating the risk of TBI: As injuries, awareness and claims increase, schools get serious about reducing traumatic brain injuries — and supporting students’ healthy recoveries. ...

  • Risk Management | Understanding these eight organizational principles will help protect students and staff. It’s one thing to have a policy in place if sexual abuse occurs on a K-12 independent school campus, but ...

Enrollment & Financial Aid

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | From continuous enrollment contracts to on-time discounts, schools are finding more ways to modernize and streamline the annual re-enrollment drama. Article by Stacey Freed From ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Flexible payment options can help ensure a reliable flow of tuition dollars — but disclosure requirements apply. Article by Susan E. Schorr, McLane Middleton From the November/December ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Six trends in managing financial aid and the families who request it. Many of today’s parents place less value on “the frills” of traditional independent schools, complicating the relationship ...

Facilities

  • CEO Notebook | Our facilities colleagues have a lot to teach us. Bring them to the decision-making table sooner rather ...

  • Facilities | From the archives: Sensible tips that take the whole campus into account. Article by Lawrence Eighmy, ...

  • CEO Notebook | Creating student-centered learning spaces doesn't have to break the bank. Jeffrey Shields, ...

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Leadership

  • CEO Notebook | What could be more important to your school and your staff than doing everything you can to be present? ...

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  • Leadership | A snapshot of NBOA’s priorities, accomplishments and operational health in support of member schools during ...

  • Leadership | It’s time to chart new pathways for engaging students. “Independent schools are imprisoning themselves ...

Human Resources

  • Human Resources | Overseeing the HR function is a tough job. And someone at every independent school has got to do it. ...

  • Human Resources | A school that grows leaders from its own ranks benefits employees, students and the larger community. ...

  • Human Resources | Overseeing the HR function is a tough job. And someone at every independent school has got to do it. ...

Technology

  • Technology | Are teachers actually using the ed tech tools your school supports? Article by Jason Ramsden, Ravenscroft ...

  • Technology | Technology has become too integral to school operations for it to be compartmentalized. Article by Jen ...

  • Technology | A pioneer in online learning discusses how his institution found its sweet spot, achieves 96 percent student ...

In the News

  • (from the Society of Human Resource Management) The Internal Revenue Service on Jan. 11 released  Notice 1036 , which contains ...

  • (from Inside Higher Ed) College counselors are growing increasingly concerned about burnout among high school students who ...

  • (from WBFO) District and state legislators from the Buffalo, New York,  region are calling for immediate changes to two ...