Day school tuition

Cultivating A Secret Resource: Parents

Schools finding that the single most effective tactic for increasing enrollment is something only parents can deliver.

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When Rhonda Rose enrolled her twin toddlers at Beit Rabban Day School last year, she jumped in with both feet.

Before the school year even started, she was discussing ideas with the Upper West Side school’s marketing director, promoting the school on Facebook and writing articles about it for a day school parent website.

Rhonda Rose, left, at work in her twin sons’ pre-K class at Beit Rabban. Michael Daitikash/JW
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Beit Rabban Pilot To Cap Tuition Costs

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As parents struggle with the rising costs of a full-time Jewish education, one Manhattan school has announced a pilot program to help address that need.

A class at Beit Rabban: Seats will be less expensive soon. Photo courtesy Beit Rabban

A Class Of Hebrew School Teachers Studies Inclusion At 2nd Matan Institute

Hebrew school teachers from across the country are gathered in Manhattan today to learn how to better serve students with disabilities at the second Institute held by Matan, the Jewish organization that helps Hebrew Schools include students with disabilities.

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Putting A Cap On Day School Tuitions

Special To The Jewish Week

In the nearly two years that I have worked in the field of Jewish day school finance, no topic has generated more emotion or been the subject of more debate than the issue of Jewish day school affordability.

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New Day School Alternatives Set For Fall In N.J.

Parent labor, online classes keeping costs down in W. Orange, E. Brunswick.

Associate Editor

Aaron Spool used to have a lot of trouble sleeping.

A father of three young children, with another on the way, Spool — who lives in West Orange, N.J. — was kept up at night worrying about yeshiva tuition.

“For me, paying for day school is impossible. I have an MBA from the University of Michigan and work in finance, and I just can’t do it,” he told The Jewish Week. “If I can’t, then everyone else is going to have an issue, and I wanted to get ahead of the curve, to be proactive instead of reactive.

The West Orange Cooperative Yeshiva. Photo courtesy of Janessa Wasserman
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