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L.A. Unified Moves Closer to a Unified Enrollment System

The Los Angeles Times
In an effort to fight declining enrollment, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education has voted unanimously to approve a unified enrollment system that would provide families with an online application in which they could apply for multiple schools of their choosing.
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June 14, 2017
Enrollment Management
School Choice
Unifying Enrollment

Newark Announces Changes to School Enrollment Process

NJ.com
In an effort to address pain points associated with Newark's unified enrollment system, the district is making changes to its system and has created a "transparency committee" that includes parents, community partners, board members and district administrators to provide feedback on the system and promote growth.
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April 22, 2017
School Choice
Unifying Enrollment

Heterogeneous Beliefs and School Choice Mechanisms

Chicago Booth
The study finds that given the misconceptions that families have about how the school choice system works, shifting from the current system, which rewards applicants who strategize about their picks, to a strategy-proof deferred acceptance algorithm would improve outcomes overall.
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April 19, 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
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
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
Outreach and Engagement
School Choice
Unifying Enrollment

One-Stop Shopping for More than 200 Schools at 'Edfest' in D.C.

Washington Post
Parents in Washington, D.C. are now in their third year of using a common application. To help smooth this process, the city hosts an annual "Edfest" and invites various traditional and charter schools. It's simply a one-stop shop filled with information for parents!
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December 3, 2015
Enrollment Management
School Choice
SchoolMint
Unifying Enrollment

Centralized Online Admission Process for NYC Charter Schools in 2016

THE Journal
THE JOURNAL: SchoolMint will expand its partnership with New York City Charter School Center to provide an online admissions and communications to NYC's more than 200 charter schools citywide.
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August 27, 2015
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