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Hopeful College Students Are 'Friend-Requesting' Admission Officials

Private School News ● December 9, 2009

Facebook, Facebook, Facebook … is there anything we can't do on that site? We share news with friends, link to articles, post videos, comment on each other's pictures and status, play games, send invites to gatherings and charity events, join groups, become fans of products, send e-mails … the list goes on and on.

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Recession Squeezes Family Pockets

Private School News ● December 9, 2009

2009 is starting off on a rocky foot, and many private schools across the country are concerned about attracting new families in the current economic crisis. Unemployment rates soared in every state in December, forcing some states, California and New York for example, to tap the federal government for money to help pay unemployment benefits. As of January 27, 2009, the number of newly laid-off Americans filing claims for benefits was 589,000, while the number of people continuing to draw financial help from state funds rose to 4.6 million.

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Private School SAT Facts

Private School News ● December 9, 2009

CAPE (Council for the Advancement of Private Education) recently published some private-independent school facts we found rather interesting. Since we liked them, we thought you might as well. (And, if you're looking for some hard-sell information for parents, these just might come in handy.)  

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HR and Legal Advice: Increased Costs, or Cost Savings?

Business and Operations ● December 9, 2009

While it may seem costly to consult an employment attorney or HR expert, preventing a lawsuit can save your school literally hundreds of thousands of dollars (in litigation fees, punitive damages, settlement costs, etc.). This is to say nothing of the value of preserving and protecting the school’s reputation in your community.

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The New Generation of Teachers and Personnel

Business and Operations ● December 9, 2009

As the hiring season continues to gain steam, perhaps you've noticed a younger, more eager pool of potential teachers bouncing through the door. Just as Generation X-ers and the Boomers were tagged and filed into a category, this new generation has been given a name—Millennials. (Millennials are also referred to as Generation Y-ers.)

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