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By Leah Maher / October 12, 2017

5 Ways Consolidation Can Stifle Growth

Student Information Management is vital to a school district. At the core of a school district's structure, the student management...

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Automation, a worthwhile hassle
Blog, Digital Solutions
By Leah Maher / August 30, 2017

Automation: Is Implementation Worth the Hassle?

How much can a change in perspective affect a school district’s central office? Sounds more like life advice from Deepak...

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Blog, Digital Solutions
By Leah Maher / June 7, 2017

Digital Possibilities: Automated Reporting and Retention Compliance

Through expiration parameters set for certain documents and data, school districts can use electronic record management to automate compliance with federal, state, and local retention schedules. Additional reporting can aid in day-to-day organization for many different departments, as well as extending projection capabilities to help with planning and budgeting for coming years.

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Blog, Digital Solutions
By Matt Newman / April 15, 2017

How to Prevent Address Fraud in your Schools

One of the challenges that public schools face is ensuring that all enrolled students are registered with legitimate addresses. It...

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Blog, Digital Registration
By Matt Newman / March 15, 2017

5 Common Errors with Manual Registration

Control and clean data with automated processes, simultaneously protecting records from the vulnerabilities of paper and federal and state compliance.

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a paper heart torn in half
Blog, Paper
By Matt Newman / February 15, 2017

10 Ways that Paper Will Break Your Heart

Hard to access– Getting and using information within seconds, not days, is the norm in today’s global and mobile world. Paper...

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Blog, HR Onboarding
By Matt Newman / December 15, 2016

How can Digital Workflows Enhance Human Resources Onboarding Management?

Creating, storing and retaining important paper documents for new hires costs schools time and money that could be better spent...

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Blog, School Network Security
By Leah Maher / November 12, 2016

Protect your School’s Network Security

School districts across the nation have been hacked by their very own students, which tells us that when it comes to school data security, we need to protect our networks from threats on the inside. This is an article regarding the threat and some recommended protective maneuvers.

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"expired" reads a timer
Blog, Digital Solutions
By Leah Maher / October 31, 2016

The Smart Way To Track Expiration Dates

Vaccinations are just one example of important deadlines of which school districts must be wary, which is why new techniques of monitoring expiration dates should be explained and available to school districts across the country. These types of deadlines must continue to be monitored attentively, which brings us to the real issue: the hassle of managing the expiration and mandatory renewals within a school district.

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A father helps his son with homework
Blog, Parents
By Matt Newman / September 15, 2016

How do good parent-teacher relationships establish high-performing districts?

To excel in their studies, students need support from both their teachers and parents. This means that parent-teacher relationships themselves are...

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Blog, Digital Solutions
By Leah Maher / September 6, 2016

School Districts Assist in Child Abuse Prevention and Reporting

Having a rigorously organized reporting system that keeps track of all incidental data is vital to protecting students from abuse. When the only thing that can be done is file an official report on the abuser, it is imperative that all of the school’s prior knowledge be secured and backed up by dependable technology.

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Blog, Paperless Registration
By test_2wqehf / September 1, 2016

What does your school look like when the dust settles?

Use software solutions to expedite, simplify, and perfect outdated paper-based processes like student registration, school choice, and student file organization.

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a father helps his son with homework, which positively impacts student success
Blog, Parents
By Matt Newman / August 15, 2016

How does sharing academic progress with parents impact student success?

When districts digitize their student documents, many workflows and everyday tasks become easier with less room for error. One such...

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Blog, Digital Solutions
By Leah Maher / August 9, 2016

Ensuring Unbiased Admissions Processes

Charter schools and public schools are under scrutiny to ensure that their admissions process is legitimately allowing students a fair shot at enrollment. Setting the rules for an impartial enrollment process is simple enough, but enforcing those rules and providing transparency can be a challenge with paper processes. Without leveraging technology, school lotteries can be subject to questioning from parents and school protocol monitoring committees.

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Blog, Digital Solutions
By Matt Newman / July 15, 2016

4 benefits automated data sharing can have for your schools

Schools are mandated by law to frequently share student information with parents for a myriad of different reasons, from permission...

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Blog, School Network Security
By Leah Maher / July 3, 2016

Phishing scams 101: Tips for protecting student data

Student information is particularly valuable to a cyber criminal because it may contain parental information such as home addresses and social security numbers. While phishing scams are somewhat rare, given the uptick in incidences in recent times, it’s important to be prepared, so here’s a list of tips.

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FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Blog, Digital Solutions
By Matt Newman / June 15, 2016

Adhering to FERPA: How to ensure proper access to student files

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act is a federal law that gives students over 18 years old and their...

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Blog, Digital Solutions
By Leah Maher / April 3, 2016

How Electronic Cumulative Folders can Save a School District Thousands of Dollars a Year

Eliminate the cost of paper, printers, repair, supplies and storage space. Eliminate the time and effort of copying paper for inter- and intra-office distribution, filing documents and digging them back up with Electronic Cumulative Folders.

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Blog, Digital Registration
By Leah Maher / March 22, 2016

How digitizing student records generates high ROI

Going paperless and digitizing your school solutions will help your district save money in a number of ways, from reducing paper costs to enhancing staff productivity.

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Blog, Paperless Registration
By Leah Maher / March 2, 2016

How paperless solutions can help fix common problems within the US education system

Online systems designed to enhance tasks like conference scheduling and organizing student cumulative folders can have positive impacts on everyone from students and parents to teachers and school staff members.

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