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Each year, TABS identifies and partners with a charitable organization serving young people in profound, inspiring, and innovative ways.
Wishbone, a non-profit helping passionate, low-income students attend after school and summer programs.
SOLA, a people-to-people non-profit dedicated to furthering educational and leadership opportunities for the new generation of Afghan women.
Buffalo SeminaryBuffalo, New York, USA
New Hampton SchoolNew Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
Interlochen Arts AcademyInterlochen, Michigan, USA
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The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) recently bid farewell to three board members as their terms came to a close.
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) is pleased to welcome three new members to the Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2014: John Buxton, Temba Tebogo Maqubela, and Beth McKay.
Join TABS Director of Member Relations Andy Hirt and other special guest for a roundtable discussion about the independent school market.
Join us on Twitter beginning June 18 for TABSChat Summer Book Club.
A spirit has taken hold, with many educators seeking to enlarge the vision of “preparatory” schools to include preparation for global citizenship.
TABS is pleased to announce that Executive Director, Pete Upham, and Director of Member Relations, Andy Hirt, will attend the Essex Institute this summer, June 18-20, in Essex, NY.
TABS is pleased to announce the official launch of the North American Boarding Initiative (NABI). A direct outgrowth of TABS Strategic Plan 2013-2017, NABI is an intensive, team effort to better understand and to reach the domestic boarding market.
Alumni from many TABS member schools will be participating in the XXII Olympic Winter Games.
TABS 2013 Annual Conference in Boston, MA brought together nearly 900 educators for two days to learn, connect, and inspire!
John R. "Jack" Eidam, Dean of Admission at Wyoming Seminary awarded the 2013 Ruzicka Compass Premier Leadership Award.
TABS is please to share our fifth report in our TABS REPORTS series – Study of College Progress & Outcomes: First Findings.
As representatives of member schools arrive in the Philippines for the recruiting fair, some have found an opportunity to assist in the Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts.
TABS Director of Research has received a Fulbright grant.
Perusing the complete 1988 to 2013 table of contents for the Concord Review, the world's only scholarly history journal for secondary school students, we count students published from 40 TABS Member schools, comprising about one-quarter of all the private schools represented and about ten percent of
David Erdmann died accidentally on Oct. 7 while fly fishing.
TABS Executive Director Pete Upham talks about what the organization does, how it supports member schools, and talks about what some of the research says about the power and value of attending a boarding school.
TABS and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) are partnering to host a flagship conference on international education.
Registration is now open for TABS Annual Conference 2013 to be held in the Boston Marriott Copley Place on December 5-7.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seeks public comment on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to review and update the E-Rate Program.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's "Education at a Glance 2013" has been released, and it has found that the US spent 2.8 percent of its GDP on higher education in 2010. This report also found that education remains the best protection against unemployment, worldwide.
Long time admissions director of The Taft School, Frederick H. "Ferdie" Wandelt III, dies at 65.
This week the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) updated the Private School Universe Survey (PSS), to include 2011-12 data on the total number of private schools, students, and teachers not supported primarily by public funds.
Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, with approximately double the population of both Ethiopia and Egypt, the next biggest African countries by population size. Demographically the country is young and growing quickly, with 63 percent of the population under the age of 24 and a high avera
Higher education advancement is closely tied to the development of a nation, and despite its relative wealth, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is no exception. In 2009, KSA adopted the Saudi Employment Strategy for a more sustainable economic future, including ‘Saudization’ policies aimed at reduc
A generation ago, the United States had one of the highest levels of both high school and postsecondary attainment in the world. But now the US faces a global skills challenge, given rising education and skills levels in many competitor countries.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. (EDT) ED will host a webinar on equitable services to private school teachers. Topics addressed: the participation of private school personnel; requirements of public schools to provide services to private schools; expenditures for and delivery of equitable se
The U.S. Department of Education is pleased to announce the opening of the application process for the NEW Principal Ambassador Fellowship (PAF) program. Principals and School Heads from both public and private schools are eligible to apply.
This week, the Obama Administration released the Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans.
The Office of Non-Public Education (ONPE) is pleased to announce that the new Equitable Services Implementation Plan (ESIP) webpages are up and running. The pages are specifically designed to house content related to the goals of ESIP in one convenient location.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. (EDT) ED will host a webinar on equitable services to private school teachers. Topics addressed: the participation of private school teachers; expenditures for equitable services; the delivery of equitable services; allowable program activities.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Offices of Non-Public Education (ONPE), Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), and Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) will host three conference calls to discuss the ESEA and IDEA Equitable Services Implementation Plan (ESIP) that the Departm
ALL students entering 9-12th grade, and a limited number of school faculty or staff, are invited to become a U.S. Green School Fellow and attend Sc3, the nation's premier week-long environmental leadership program.
Next week, the U.S. Department of Education is hosting a webinar about bringing teachers and artists together through artist residencies.