Trends in School Affordability

August 6, 2019

Mark Mitchell, Vice President, SSS by NAIS, DC The affordability discussion is ever present among school leadership, and clarifying what it means to be affordable is the first step. Analyze pre- and post-recession period trends in tuition, financial aid, enrollment, and revenue, along with trends in family income and wealth. Discuss what the confluence of these trends and realities means for schools today as administrators consider tuition/price-setting, financial aid budgeting needs, and enrollment expectations.

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