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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
School Choice
Unifying Enrollment

How Bad Timing and Poisonous Politics Killed a $700,000 Effort to Streamline School Enrollment in Detroit

Chalkbeat
Regardless of countless hours and over $700,000 that went into creating a common enrollment system for schools in Detroit, the movement has been put on hold indefinitely.
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March 9, 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
Enrollment Management
School Choice
SchoolMint

'Oakland School Finder' Platform Stirs Public District vs. Charter Debates

EdSurge
Oakland's school finder and streamlined application empowers parents to participate in school choice, but some fear that families will leave OUSD and favor charter schools, resulting in attention and resources moving away from the school district.
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February 5, 2017
Application and Lottery
Enrollment Management
School Choice
SchoolMint

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
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
Diversity and Inclusion
Outreach and Engagement
School Choice
SchoolMint

Great Expectations for Equity in Education

District Administration
In order to further equity amongst all schools, many districts, like the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, have been implementing school choice. SchoolMint is proud to have partnered with CMSD as they advance equitable solutions in their city!
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August 12, 2016
Application and Lottery
Enrollment Management
School Choice
SchoolMint

Cool Tool | SchoolMint

EdTech Digest
SchoolMint's cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform is recognized in EdTech Digest's Cool Tools Column, where educators and administrators discover the latest learning-related technology.
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July 5, 2016
Outreach and Engagement
School Choice
Unifying Enrollment

In Districts With Lots of Choice, Simplifying Enrollment is Not So Easy

EdWeek
In an effort to simplify and streamline the enrollment process for families, cities across the board are creating a single enrollment system for public and charter schools. Read more to learn about the movement in both Oakland and Boston!
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February 16, 2016
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Who We Are
SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 independent, charter, and district schools. Venture funders and investors include Runa Capital, Reach Capital, Fresco Capital, Govtech Fund, Kapor Capital, Crosslink Capital, Maiden Lane Ventures, CSC Upshot, Jared Kopf, Josh Reeves, Tomer London.