PSN eletter vol15 no9 internationaltravel

International Student Enrollment on the Decline

Vol. 17 No. 6

For the first time in over a decade, colleges and universities saw a 3.3% decline in international freshman students. Media sources were quick to pick up the story, pointing blame at President Trump’s administration.

However, the latest government study shows the decline began before the new president took office, leaving some to wonder if the well of opportunity has started to dry up.

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How Schools Can Prepare Students for the STEM Workforce

Vol. 17 No. 6

Jobs in STEM occupations—science, technology, engineering, and math—are on the rise. According to the Pew Research Center, the number of STEM occupations have grown from 9.7 million to 17.3 million since 1990.

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The Importance of Female Leadership in Private-Independent Schools

Vol. 17 No. 6

Our schools are filled with strong women who have dedicated their lives to creating safe educational environments where students can learn and grow. But research shows that many women aren’t obtaining leadership positions in K–12 schools across the U.S.

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5 Ways to Start Your Morning on the Right Foot

Vol. 17 No. 5

For most of us, January mornings are cold, dark, and downright hard. But using your morning effectively can be a great way to center yourself for the day ahead, ensuring you can give your best to your job and family. Read on for five ways to start your morning on the right foot.

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School Spotlight: The Westfield School Experiences 10% Enrollment Growth After a 10-Year Decline

Vol. 17 No. 5

Many factors impact enrollment: student experience, family perceptions, community involvement, and much more. But, as any School Head or Advancement Director will tell you, the issues of enrollment and re-enrollment drive many conversations and are a top focus for most of the Leadership Team.

The Westfield School, a coed day school in Perry, GA, that serves more than 540 pre-K through 12th grade students, was no exception. However, School Head William Carroll and his team had identified a troubling trend—enrollment had slowly declined for the past 10 years. The Westfield School knew it was time to make a change.

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Closing the Risk Gap for Sexual Misconduct

Vol. 17 No. 5

Accidents happen no matter how prepared your campus, faculty and staff, and students are. Sometimes bad things happen despite our efforts to prevent them. However, when the risks are culture-related, such as instances of sexual misconduct, there are many policies schools can implement to change those behaviors.

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