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Financial Management

  • Financial Management | Little-known rule lets qualifying schools limit donor reporting to contributions larger than ...

  • Financial Management | Above: Sample graph of Midwest independent schools' revenue per student, from BIIS. Why should ...

  • Article by Tom Sneeringer, RSM US LLP This article is an online-only supplement to Sneeringer's feature article, " ...

Risk Management

  • Risk Management | Rising incidence of campus violence moves an uncomfortable discussion to the fore. Article by David Marcus, de Toledo High School From the May/June 2018 Net Assets magazine We try so hard ...

  • Risk Management | A comprehensive plan that enables a school’s core offerings to continue after an emergency can not only save time and money during the recovery, but also foster community and connections. Article ...

  • Risk Management | The case for extending education and professional development to our schools’ security officers. Article by David Marcus, de Toledo High School From the March/April 2018 Net Assets magazine ...

Enrollment & Financial Aid

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | By aligning around a compelling vision of its “mission-appropriate customer,” this small school clarified its message, focused its outreach and grew enrollment by 82 percent. Article by ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | No action is required, but independent schools may want to reconsider financial aid formulas and payment plan dates in future years.   Article by Cecily Garber This information is ...

  • Projections | As with any premium brand, an independent school’s entire faculty and staff must deliver premium customer service. HR professionals can lead the way. From the January/February 2018 Net Assets magazine ...

Facilities

  • Facilities | NBOA 2018 Annual Meeting presentation materials available to  attendees now and to all NBOA ...

  • Facilities | Schools uncover new strategies for making dining a winner — nutritionally, reputationally and financially. ...

  • Facilities | Imaginative and strategic repurposing of underused spaces shows how modest budgets can strengthen enrollment, ...

Leadership

  • CEO Notebook | You cannot be the best resource on everything at your school. Instead, connect your staff to multiple ...

  • CEO Notebook | Stand-out books on governance, personalized learning and institutional innovation may help you reflect ...

  • Leadership | Taking the feedback hike together: How parent surveys improved leadership, staff unity, student outcomes ...

Human Resources

  • Human Resources | A careful self-audit of your wage-and-hour program may be a better step than inviting the DOL into ...

  • Human Resources | Schools re-examine their practices for preventing sexual harassment in the era of #MeToo. “If people ...

  • Human Resources | Transgender individuals make up just 0.6 percent of the population, but schools should prepare policies ...

Technology

  • Technology | Technical staff at many independent schools are working hard to meet the May 26 deadline for compliance ...

  • 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 ...

In the News

  • (from RealClear Education) T he price of college is too expensive compared to the value of degree, according to  nearly ...

  • (from the Chronicle of Higher Education - subscriber-only content) Flexible, sustainable and often more affordable than ground-up ...

  • (from NPR)  School officials are acting with caution  ahead of the second season of the Netflix drama "13 Reasons Why," ...