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Links: Happy Last-Week-Of-Shevat

The Forward’s special section on education last month, beyond including the collection of essays on the PEJE website, also has this piece on affordability. [The Forward] Akiba Academy of Dallas is offering up to $3,500 in tuition incentive to new students who have not attended a Jewish day school. [DallasNews.com] Supporters of Jewish charter school …

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Pay Off Your Debt

Isn’t it a relief to be in 2010—to “close the book,” so to speak, on 2009? The news in 2009 was filled with stories about accumulating credit card debt, mortgage foreclosures, and financial chaos. Lately, many news commentators have been predicting that 2010 will be a year of new possibilities and opportunities. Naturally, my focus …

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Link Round-Up

As you may know, the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE) filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. Fortunately, some of the organization’s leaders have begun the process of establishing NewCAJE, to “re-imagine Jewish education for the 21st century.” A growing number of LA Jews are sending their kids to public schools, but not …

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Odds & Ends: Census & Major Gift

AVI CHAI’s complete 2008-2009 Census of Jewish Day Schools in the United States is now available online. You can expect some follow-up on the Blog or in our e-newsletter in the coming weeks. Speaking of the e-newsletter, the November issue, which we sent out this week, made mention of a few schools that have received major gifts …

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Day Schools in the News

2009 Blue Ribbon Schools have been announced, and two Jewish day schools are among this year’s winners! Congratulations to the Brauser Maimonides Academy in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and the Solomon Schechter Day School of Raritan Valley in East Brunswick, NJ.  Students at the Milwaukee Jewish Day School created their own charity, Voice of the Children. [The Forward] The …

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Day Schools in the News

A hearty yasher koach to Rabbi Kalman Rosenbaum, head of school at the Torah Day School in Atlanta, on being selected as a 2009 National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elementary School Principals and the U.S. Department of Education. [JTA] The Solomon Schechter Academy of Ocean and Monmouth Counties in Howell, NJ, has …

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