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10 Education Trends for 2018

The first of eSchool News' top education trends for 2018 is the rise of Strategic Enrollment Management as a high-stakes process and priority for district leaders. As families are empowered to play a more active role in selecting the best fit schools and programs for their children, it has become more important than ever for districts to offer them a transparent and accessible enrollment experience based in a strategic approach to enrollment management.
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January 5, 2018
Application and Lottery
Enrollment Management
School Choice
SchoolMint

MV Whisman launches online enrollment

Mountain View Whisman School District has partnered with SchoolMint to deliver a smoother, more transparent online enrollment experience for families. These families are now using SchoolMint to submit registration forms, request school transfers, receive communications, and view real-time updates to their children's enrollment or waitlist statuses.
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January 5, 2018
Enrollment Management
School Choice

Confused By Your Public School Choices? Hire A Coach

Searching for a public school is becoming complex in certain cities. Some parents are turning to consultants to assist them in the choice process, deepening inequities. Some cities are taking steps to centralize their school choice information and make the process simpler, but not all high-choice districts have done this yet. SchoolMint is proud to partner with cities like Denver, Camden, and Oakland in supporting the school choice process with our School Finder.
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November 29, 2017
Application and Lottery
Enrollment Management
Outreach and Engagement
School Choice
SchoolMint

SchoolMint Aggressively Expanding Footprint in California Districts

This article highlights SchoolMint's expansion in California and profiles how Mountain View Whisman School District is using online enrollment for attendance verification, increase the transparency of parent communications, and streamline the registration and lottery processes.
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November 2, 2017

Houston Debuts New Common Application For Charter Schools

Houston charter schools, in partnership with SchoolMint, are taking a page from the world of higher education, with the launch of a new online common application for prospective students. Families can now apply to five different charter school networks at the same time online at ApplyHouston.org.
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November 2, 2017
Application and Lottery
SchoolMint
Unifying Enrollment

50 Houston Charter Schools Accept New Common Application

Starting November 1, 2017, families in Houston can apply to five charter school networks using just one online form. The shared application, called ApplyHouston, and developed in partnership with SchoolMint, is available for the 2018–19 school year for pre-K through 12th grade.
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November 1, 2017
Enrollment Management
SchoolMint

Impact and High-Growth Create a Modern, Best-in-Class Edtech Company

In this blog, Shauntel Poulson of Reach Capital shares her perspective on the news that SchoolMint has been acquired by Hero K12. This milestone is a great achievement for the SchoolMint team and validation that a high impact company can scale and create tremendous value.
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October 30, 2017
Application and Lottery
Enrollment Management
SchoolMint

Hero K12 Mints Its First Acquisition: School Enrollment Startup, SchoolMint

Miami Lakes, Fla.-based Hero K12 makes first acquisition – SchoolMint – San Francisco-based mobile and web-based platform to help parents and districts manage the school application and enrollment process.
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October 30, 2017

Denver Public Schools Making Changes to Choice Process Meant to Benefit Low-income Parents

Denver Public Schools is making several enhancements to its school choice process to make choice more accessible to low-income parents. One of the 3 changes includes partnering with SchoolMint to deliver a new user-friendly, mobile-friendly school search tool, SchoolMint's School Finder.
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September 19, 2017
Application and Lottery
Enrollment Management
School Choice
SchoolMint

CPS Debuts New High School Application Website

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) launched its new high school application website allowing students and guardians a first opportunity to research programs through the online process before a three-month bidding period begins in the fall. CPS partnered with SchoolMint earlier this year to revamp and streamline its high school application process and to improve Chicago families' experience with the CPS enrollment process.
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August 24, 2017
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