Paying for private schools in the recession

Friday, April 17, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 9:09 a.m. CDT, Friday, April 17, 2009

COLUMBIA — Columbia Independent School will not raise tuition for the 2009-10 school year. Like many private schools around the country, the school is feeling the effects of the recession and trying to balance the needs of students and their families with the financial concerns of the school.