Articles and Papers

Enrollment Management
Outreach and Engagement
School Choice
System Design

Reimagining the PreK-12 School Enrollment Experience

SchoolMint Feature
SchoolMint
FEATURED PAPER BY SCHOOLMINT: The era of students defaulting to one assigned neighborhood school is on the decline, replaced by greater empowerment and responsibility for parents to choose a school from among multiple options. As a result of this paradigm shift, the stakes associated with enrollment are increasing, and districts are taking a more expansive approach to Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM). Read this paper for a brief introduction to the "why" and "what" of SEM.
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October 19, 2017
Enrollment Management
Outreach and Engagement
School Choice
System Design

Community & Family Outreach & Support - Chapter Preview

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SchoolMint
FEATURED PAPER BY SCHOOLMINT: Each component of a school system's enrollment management strategy is important, but the linchpin to success is the communication, outreach, and supports provided to families. A district may develop a world-class enrollment system, along with airtight policies and procedures and state of the art technology, but it will all be for naught if parents are not motivated and equipped to engage with the process. Read this chapter preview to learn more about the role of Family & Community Outreach and Support as the foundation for effective Strategic Enrollment Management.
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October 19, 2017
Application and Lottery
Enrollment Management

Optimizing the Benefits of Online K-12 Enrollment and Registration

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SchoolMint
WHITE PAPER BY SCHOOLMINT: Going from paper-based enrollment processes to an online enrollment management solution can not only increase efficiency for schools and districts, but it can also help narrow the opportunity gap for students.
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May 22, 2017
Enrollment Management
Outreach and Engagement
School Choice
System Design

Increasing the Demand for High-Quality Schools in Cleveland

Center for Reinventing Public Education
School choice is playing a growing role in the national education landscape, yet choice alone is not sufficient to guarantee a better education for students. CRPE's blog highlights three efforts that Cleveland has made to support families as they navigate the choice process and increase the share of students attending high-performing schools.
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May 16, 2017
Enrollment Management

Ten Benefits of Going Paperless

AIIM Community
ARTICLE FROM AIIM COMMUNITY: Taking processes online and eliminating paper improves efficiency and even data security. Read about ten ways going paperless can yield returns.
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July 29, 2014
Enrollment Management
School Choice
System Design
Unifying Enrollment

Coordinating Enrollment Across School Sectors: An Overview of Common Enrollment Systems

Center for Reinventing Public Education
When applying their child to various schools, parents are faced with the issue of having to fill out multiple applications and meet various deadlines. This system is beginning to seem ineffective, as it prevents some families who may not have the time or knowledge to navigate through applications and offers received. In order to make this process less complicated, many cities are now taking steps to introduce a common enrollment system.
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February 1, 2014