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One Application per Student: Tips and Tricks for Eliminating Duplicates

Catching duplicate applications in your system is critical in ensuring your application process is as fair as possible. However, catching duplicates in your system isn't always as easy as it sounds. To help you navigate through your application season, we have provided you with tips and tricks to catch and eliminate duplicate applications.

November 14, 2016
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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.

September 13, 2016
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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.

September 13, 2016
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Latest News

October 31, 2016
Boston Charter Schools to Launch Common Application

Boston charter schools have made the transition to a common application. Parents are now able to seamlessly apply their students to multiple schools and are given full transparency in seeing which schools are available to them.

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October 12, 2016
With a New Website, Indianapolis Inches Toward a Single Application for Charter and District Schools

With the opening of a school information center and the introduction of a new website that provides parents with details on school options, Indianapolis has taken steps towards a unified enrollment system.

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Webinars

Automating School Lottery & Application Processes
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Unified Enrollment - The Rocky yet Rewarding Road

Featuring two national experts on K-12 Enrollment Systems - consultant Shannon Fitzgerald and Betheny Gross from CRPE - this webinar recording will explore best practices in transitioning to a district-wide common enrollment system, district readiness, governance, operational, and political considerations, as well as defining success.

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Common School Application in NYC and Missouri
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An Online Common Application for K12 - NYC and Missouri

Join the NYC Charter School Center and the Missouri Charter Public School Association as they discuss their experience in launching a common application.

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Across the country, there are many examples of cities unifying their enrollment systems. View the map to see cities that have implemented a “common application” or a full “unified enrollment” system, and to learn more about their processes.

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