Harry Bloom

Day Schools Saving Millions In New Efficiency Effort

Scholarship coffers could increase as a result of ‘benchmarking,’ but tuition cuts not expected.
01/09/2012 - 19:00
Associate Editor

In response to a crisis of affordability sweeping through the day school world, a new effort to have schools practice greater efficiency has resulted in savings of tens of millions of dollars for nearly 40 Jewish day schools across the nation.

But while the new “benchmarking” process spearheaded by Yeshiva University’s Institute for University-School Partnership is expected to free up funds for scholarships, don’t expect to see dramatic drops in tuition itself.

Yavneh Academy is one of eight Bergen County schools taking part in a cost-cutting program.
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