Unifying Enrollment Blog / Design & Governance

Posted March 9, 2017
A Mindset Shift: Supporting Families in a Unified Enrollment System
When launching Camden Enrollment, a unified enrollment system for all public and charter schools in Camden, NJ, one of their main priorities is providing family support and empowering parents. By introducing a hotline and enrollment centers throughout the city, families had access to support throughout the application process.

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Design & Governance

Lottery Preferences 101 - Shaping Your Student Body

A key step in building your school's lottery process is determining which preferences will be made available for applicants. Preferences provide an advantage to eligible students and can range from GPA requirements to sibling attending.
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Introduction to Unifying Enrollment

With the large amount of schools available today, parents are faced with difficultly deciding on which is best for their child. To help simplify the decision making process, more schools around the nation are beginning to unify their enrollment systems through either creating a common application or implementing a full unified enrollment system.
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Unified School Enrollment Timeline
Design & Governance

Unified Enrollment Timeline

Curious to see what the enrollment timeline looks like for different cities? Check out our infographic and learn when application and lottery periods begin and end for various cities.
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Success with Unified Enrollment Begins with Trust and Transparency
Design & Governance

Success with Unified Enrollment Begins with Trust and Transparency

Building a successful unified enrollment system entails various steps and can be difficult, but worth it in the end. We talked with Betheny Gross, a Senior Research Analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) about her research on the design and implementation of unified enrollment systems across the country.
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3 Things to Keep in Mind When Implementing School Choice

With school choice on the rise, it's important to give parents access to information and an easy way to apply to multiple schools in order to ensure an equitable process.
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