All the lovely people have silently lined up scampering around Omnicold protocol. N95’s! Bah. Booster!! Baah. Annual fund!!! Baaah. Strategic plan!!!! Baaaah. More zoom school!!!!! Baaaaah.
Independent X School’s Board of Trustees is meeting to rubber stamp a tuition increase even as school days are being cancelled over Omnicold under the guise of “inclement weather” days. The Brandon Admin does not have a monopoly on shrinkflation. After multiple covid tests in our first week back, announcements of N95’s for all, and “pivoting” to zoom, the more we pay the less we get is making even our most progressive virtue signaling friends at Chapin and Crossroads nuts.
It’s All About The Bucks, Kid
How high should headmasters’ salaries be? Every year headmasters’ salaries increase after being artificially compared to peer NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools) schools who also artificially increase headmaster salaries after campaigns by Carney Sandoe and NAIS search firms incentivized with a cut of headmasters’ salaries. Have teacher salaries been increased proportionally? How many DEI and SEL staff and consultants have been added? As tuition rises each year, are our children learning as much at Independent X School as 5 years ago? Are matriculation rates as strong? more