Day Schools Saving Millions In New Efficiency Effort

January 10, 2012

Soure: The Jewish Week


Julie Wiener writes in the Jewish Week about a new effort to have schools practice greater efficiency which has resulted in savings of tens of millions of dollars for nearly 40 Jewish day schools across the nation. These schools are participating in a “benchmarking” process spearheaded by Yeshiva University’s Institute for University-School Partnership.


Eight Bergen County schools have gone through a round of benchmarking under the guidance of YU and the process has already saved a combined $2.5 million.


Currently working with 30 additional schools (Orthodox, Conservative and pluralistic) in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Chicago and Cleveland, the YU School Partnership and the AVI CHAI Foundation, the project’s lead funder, hope ultimately to bring benchmarking to at least 200 day schools in 30 communities, including ones in New York City and its suburbs.

Read the full story at The Jewish Week.

Updated: Mar. 05, 2012