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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
Application and Lottery
Enrollment Management
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Reviews | SchoolMint: School Choice and Student Enrollment Software

The Ed Tech Roundup
The Ed Tech Roundup, a trusted source of education technology news and reviews, provides SchoolMint's K12 student enrollment platform with an "OUTSTANDING!" rating. Karlin calls SchoolMint "an excellent resource for any school looking to simplify and improve their enrollment processes" and highlights the usability, customizability, and accessibility of SchoolMint's solution for school administrators and parents.
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June 27, 2017
Application and Lottery
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New ‘GoCPS’ High School Application Site Goes Live

Chicago Tonight
Chicago Public Schools is partnering with SchoolMint to provide a more transparent, accessible, and equitable high school choice and enrollment process. Through the GoCPS portal, students can research participating district and charter high schools and programs, rank their choices, and apply using a streamlined common application.
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May 23, 2017
Application and Lottery
School Choice
SchoolMint

City Charter Lotteries Lack State Oversight

CT Post
As public schools of choice, charter schools commit to a fair and transparent admissions process - typically a lottery - to fill their seats. A review of charter schools in Connecticut shows that compliance with state lottery rules is mixed; some organizations have admitted students outside the lottery process, while others have taken proactive steps to self-regulate and ensure transparency and equity.
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May 15, 2017
Application and Lottery
Outreach and Engagement
School Choice

Single Application for Families Comes to CPS High Schools

The Chicago Defender
After hearing families call for a more equitable and simpler application process, Chicago Public Schools has made the decision to move to a single streamlined application. Through this new process, families are better able to understand what high-quality school options and programs are available to them.
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May 7, 2017
Application and Lottery
Enrollment Management
School Choice
Unifying Enrollment

Boston Charter Schools See Record-Breaking Spike in Applications

Boston Globe
With the new implementation of an online enrollment system, Boston Charter Schools has seen a 169% increase in a number of applications received for the upcoming school year. Demand for charter schools has increased and the charter association has seen an average of 3-4 applications per individual student.
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March 6, 2017
Application and Lottery
Enrollment Management
School Choice
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Cool Tool | SchoolMint

EdTech Digest
SchoolMint's comprehensive, cloud-based student enrollment and school choice solution is recognized in EdTech Digest's Cool Tools column, where educators and administrators discover the latest learning-related technology.
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February 21, 2017
Application and Lottery
Enrollment Management
School Choice
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Chicago Public Schools to Revamp High School Application Process

Chicago Tribune
Chicago Public Schools will be moving forward with SchoolMint to provide parents and staff with a streamlined school application and enrollment process.
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January 24, 2017
Application and Lottery
Enrollment Management
SchoolMint
Unifying Enrollment

Boston Charter Schools to Launch Common Application

The Boston Globe
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 31, 2016
Application and Lottery
Enrollment Management
School Choice
Unifying Enrollment

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

Chalkbeat
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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October 12, 2016
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