Center for Research and Policy

Mar 132017

In this previous blog post, I wrote about one trend in day school Jewish mission and vision that I observed at the Prizmah Conference: an emphasis on standards for different aspects of Judaic studies. In this second post, I will explore a second takeaway from the sessions I attended: It is crucial for school leaders

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Nov 062015

Last spring, AVI CHAI released 20 case studies exploring how Jewish day schools enact their Jewish missions. We have been further delving into the issues which the studies bring to life through a series of webinars, hosted by Dr. Jack Wertheimer, Director of AVI CHAI’s Center for Research and Policy and Professor of American Jewish

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Day School Numbers Not So Bad

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Jan 172012

Statistics Show Declining Enrollment, Not System in Decline By: Jack Wertheimer The Avi Chai Foundation’s newly released data on current day school enrollments has drawn attention from many, including J.J. Goldberg in a column on these pages. Like Goldberg’s, these assessments have been mostly pessimistic, a reflection of findings that show a decrease in attendance

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