Services & Resources



Admissions Surveys

Winter 2016: Snaphot Admissions Activity - Summary

Spring 2015: Admissions All Schools Report


 Anti-Bullying Laws

This amendment to the Anti-Bullying Law requires all schools to add to their plan 1) a statement that recognizes that students of certain identity groups may be more vulnerable to bullying, 2) the steps that will be taken to support vulnerable students and to educate all students about preventing and responding to bullying and 3) the procedures to be followed when criminal charges may be pursued against a perpetrator. Click here for the memo.


Bullying prevention Advisory



For more information, go to Massachusetts Bullying Prevention Law, AISNE Guide, and Resource to read AISNE memos, download the law, and link to other resources on bullying.


Bullying: Definition

The generally accepted definition of bullying includes four features: Bullying is Intentional; repetitive; involves a power differential and is impactful.


Anti-Hazing Advisory - Massachusetts Schools



CORI Checks

CORI Guidelines for Massachusetts schools

Final law regarding background checks in Massachusetts



Read AISNE's Update Memo from our attendence at a Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). Also available are the meeting's handouts and the Department. Additionally, refer to this Registration Guide from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security. (June 30, 2014)


Read this White Paper on implementation tips and traps regardings fingerprint-based checks for schools in Massachusetts.


Read AISNE's Fingerprint Update Memo to members

(March 24, 2014)


Legal perspective White Paper about the fingerprinting law. (2013)


General Resources

For more resources regarding sexual misconduct and prevention in independent schools, please visit this NAIS page.

Mandated Reporting

Mandated Reporting laws by state can be found here.


Massachusetts child endangerment reporting requirements can be found here

 School Rankings

AISNE does not support school rankings by general media outlets. Please read the Board's Statement for more information.


How to input data to AISNE site:

Click for instructions on inputting information to AISNE's website.


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Resources & Reports

April 22, 2016

2016 Admissions Snapshot Survey PDF 170kb

May 18, 2015

Mass. Statutory Rape Advisory PDF 225kb

March 24, 2015


March 24, 2015


More Resources and Reports