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An effective insurance policy is one where your school transfers risk to a third-party to protect your school’s long-term interests. But sometimes it helps to have a breakdown of how exactly to read an insurance policy to ensure it provides the protection you require.Read More
It can feel like your job constantly revolves around cutting costs and balancing budgets. An area where many Business Managers focus their attention when it comes to the budget is employee benefits.Read More
Traditional evaluation doesn’t give you the full picture of which teachers are effectively supporting your students and which aren’t, or provide enough context to create professional development plans for growth.Read More
Launching a new fundraising campaign is both exhilarating and nerve-wracking. Whether you are planning a capital campaign for a specific purpose or an annual fund campaign to support enhancements for the current year, there are certain elements your school must have in place to be successful.Read More
There is a lot to learn from nature around us—a deeper lesson than what can be taught from computer screens and lectures. Schools that fold garden lessons into classroom curriculum can create an even more impactful learning experience.Read More
The spring is the time to prepare your staff so they are ready to welcome summer program attendees. Here are a few areas to consider when working with your staff to run a successful summer program.Read More
Your Board is responsible for developing a comprehensive policy on financial aid, based on your school's particular mission and budget guidelines (careful calculations of per-pupil cost, retained earnings, and incremental costs.) But what frames an effective financial aid policy?Read More
A recent report, published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, documents the escalating mental-health issues among teens and young adults over the past decade.Read More
The Department Chair must balance the roles of leader and colleague. When it comes to academics, they should be part of creating and implementing the school’s strategic academic plan.Read More
The right schedule helps you deliver your mission with excellence. It should be supremely student-centered—that means, it best supports student learning, not what adults in the school may want.Read More