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Private "Hybrid Schools" Gaining Traction Among Middle Class Families

Since the start of the pandemic, public school enrollment has crashed, with many families now relying on a type of homeschooling that mixes in-person classes with learning at home.

Workplace Flu Clinics Reinstated

The practice of hosting workplace flu clinics, a convenient strategy for curbing the spread of influenza, has rebounded to pre-pandemic levels or even higher, according to several providers.

Top 5 Business Issues in Higher Education

Issues include supporting and maintaining the workforce, meeting students’ evolving needs, providing a secure and modern technology, managing an uncertain economic climate, and navigating resource constraints.

New Marketing Tech Survey

Niche conducted a survey of private schools this spring to determine their uses of technology in marketing and admissions. Results provide national data on budgeting for technology and more.

Nearly 4 in 10 Americans Say Family Finances Have Suffered in the Last Year

Most in the U.S. feel they have had to cut back on spending in at least one way over the last six months, according to a new PBS/NPR/Marist poll.
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2022 Independent School Cost-Per-Enrollment Study Now Available

Key data points include median cost per inquiry, median cost per application, median cost per enrollment and median tuition generated for each dollar spent to enroll a new student.

School Finance Innovations Beyond COVID

At the height of the pandemic, schools adjusted regular financial practices at record speed to meet changing needs. Some of the innovations that may be beneficial to retain going forward.

Salary Budgets Expected To Rise 4%

Salary increase budgets in the U.S. are projected to grow, on average, just over 4% for 2023, less than half of the current annual inflation rate of 8.5%, according to new survey data.

Four Tips To "Recession-Proof" Donor Relations

Although charitable giving and the number of people making contributions increased during the height of the pandemic, giving is expected to ebb soon amidst an economic slowdown.

Homework Help Site Limits Information-Sharing with Colleges

Chegg, a popular homework help site, is no longer providing student information to colleges conducting honor-code investigations through the platform.

Colleges Struggle To Adapt to Extreme Heat

As the effects of climate change continue to impact schools, institutions may need to rethink future-proofing and designs when it comes to school facilities.

School Districts Experiment with Alternative Housing Strategies

\As school districts across the country are grappling with teacher shortages, one San Francisco area school district is trying a new approach to teacher retention.

Revisiting School COVID Protocols

As independent schools approach a return to normalcy, school leaders should review their student and employee handbooks to ensure that they reflect applicable government guidance and best practices.

Video Scans of Students' Rooms During Online Tests Ruled Unconstitutional

The decision could affect how schools use remote-monitoring software popularized during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Study Probes Nonprofit Financial Management Practices

A new study out of The City University of New York suggests that charities following widely accepted norms for nonprofit financial management generally perform worse than those embracing alternative approaches.

Inflation Reduction Act's Impact on Benefit Plans

Section 11408 allows high deductible health plans (HDHPs) to waive the deductible for “selected insulin products” without jeopardizing the ability to contribute to a health savings account (HSA).

Teacher Pay Gap Grows

Teachers are paid less than their college-educated peers in other professions—a trend that’s only getting worse over time. Teachers earn 23.5% less than comparable college graduates.

Principals at Schools with Shootings Author Recovery Guide

Nearly two dozen school leaders released a guide with lessons they wish they had known before their schools became scenes of an active shooter.

Nonprofit Raises Funds Through NFT Sale

CARE USA, which fights global poverty, raised more than $200,000 at a recent NFT event. Digital artist Jack Butcher created a small piece of digital art and sold it for the digital currency Ethereum.

New Recruitment Tactics Increase Yield at Small College

Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, has increased new freshmen enrollment by 86% over the past 10 years. The college has expanded its admissions videos and its efforts to interview students and reach out to counselors.

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