Three school leaders discuss their transition to an online student enrollment system and delve into how they realized operational efficiencies and time savings, improved data integrity, and transformed the family experience. Read about their experiences and lessons learned from Spring Branch ISD, Noble Network, and Alliance.
The 2017 National Charter Schools Conference was filled with inspirational and informative keynote and breakout sessions that spurred perplexing questions and ideas. In a blog written by our Chief Marketing Officer, Lory Pilchik, read as she shares her lessons learned from charter leaders nationwide.
At SchoolMint, we believe that every family should have access to transparent and accurate information about their child’s education. We launched the School Chooser in 2015 to help families navigate the school choice process and improve communication across districts, schools, and communities. Read our interview with Victoria Pacchiana-Rojas, Product Manager for the School Chooser, to learn more.
For Camden Enrollment, a unified enrollment system for all public and charter schools in Camden, NJ, providing family support and empowering parents is a top priority. By introducing a hotline and enrollment centers throughout the city, families have access to support throughout the application process.
School choice empowers parents to select the best education for their children, but only if school information and the enrollment process are accessible for all. View our infographic to learn about common barriers to school choice participation and how to make school choice work for your city's schools.
Faced with the number and variety of schools available today, parents must make difficult decisions about which is best for their child. To help simplify the decision-making process, more schools around the nation are beginning to unify their enrollment systems by creating a common application or implementing a full unified enrollment system.
Want to learn more about designing a standardized timeline for your common application or unified enrollment school system? Check out our blog to read about factors to consider, along with our infographic with sample timelines from other cities.
What exactly is unified enrollment? Although the idea seems simple, explaining how a unified enrollment system works can get complicated. Need help? See what you can learn from the innovative approaches taken in Camden and Washington D.C.
Building a successful unified enrollment system entails various steps and can be difficult, but worth it in the end. We talked with Betheny Gross, a Senior Research Analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) about her research on the design and implementation of unified enrollment systems across the country.