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RIISE Podcast: IYLI-International Youth Leadership Institute w/Alissa Mayers

Today, we talk with RIISE’s research & analysis director, Alissa Mayers, about a wonderful organization that enriched her private school experience called the International Youth Leadership Institute. Listen and learn what this leadership program can mean for your child’s development, from a local & global perspective. A benefit for IYLI will be happening 9/12/14, at […]

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Fill In The Blank – Independent School Education Means ____________

  “the future” Besides the beautiful people, fantastic weather, delicious food, and generous donations, our first annual #RIISEMVBenefit was a lot of FUN! As the fun and family connections flowed, RIISE’s research and analysis director, Alissa Mayers had folks complete the sentence, Independent School Education Means_________. A few of the responses were similar, but many […]

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Will economic equity detract from racial & ethnic equity in independent schools?

As I look back on this school year I ask myself, once again, ‘why am I such a proponent of private, independent school education?’ I ask myself that question often as I justify the inherent challenges my family must address or ignore in an effort to acquire distinguished education for our kids. So, what are […]

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RIISE Welcomes Research & Analysis Director, Alissa Mayers!

  Our network continues to benefit from like-minded folks eager to support equitable & inclusive success in private, independent school education. Earlier, we introduced you to our esteemed advisory team. And, along with this phenomenal board of advisors, we continue to receive support from parents, students and alumni who intentionally balance the experiences – successes […]

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