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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
Enrollment Management
School Choice
Unifying Enrollment

Common Enrollment Can Help Detroit Parents

Detroit News
More than one-third of parents in Detroit reported having difficulty understanding which schools their child is eligible to attend. By moving towards a common application, the city is hoping to eliminate this issue for many families.
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June 22, 2015
School Choice
Unifying Enrollment

Principals' Confessions to Manipulating Enrollment Prove Importance of OneApp: Editorial

NOLA
In the past, school principals in New Orleans have been seen trying to manipulate which students are accepted in their schools and which aren't, in hopes of recruiting on the best. To fix this issue and ensure that each student gets a fair chance at acceptance, OneApp has made cheating the system much harder.
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May 27, 2015
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