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    Icon NAIS and United Educators Study Abroad Risk Survey and Summit Report

    In 2013, the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and United Educators (UE) deployed an initial survey and hosted a summit where school leaders discussed lessons learned about international travel and suggested practices. This report includes an analysis of updated data and coverage of the 2013 summit.


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    Federal Requirements for Missing Student Notification

    Are your institution’s missing student notification policies compliant with federal mandates? In 2010, U.S. Department of Education (ED) regulations on notification requirements took effect with the reauthorization and expansion of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA).
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    Youth Homestay Placements

    Schools and higher education institutions that arrange homestay placements enrich the experiences of visiting international students, host families, and the campus community. They can also expose unwitting participants to illicit drug and alcohol use, sexual misconduct, and other problem behavior.
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    Determining Chaperone-to-Student Ratios for Trips

    Chaperones on K-12 student trips can help prevent students from wandering off, control student behavior, and provide back-up during emergencies. Some state or local laws or venues set minimum chaperone-to-student ratios. When ratios are not mandated, institutions should consider the trip's risk and duration, distance traveled, and participants’ ages in determining the appropriate number of chaperones.
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