At SchoolMint, we believe that every family should have access to transparent and accurate information about their child’s education. We launched the School Finder 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 Finder, 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.
Catching duplicate applications in your system is critical to ensure your application process is as fair as possible. However, catching duplicates isn't always as easy as it sounds. To help you navigate through your application season, we have compiled a succinct list of tips and tricks to catch and eliminate duplicate applications.
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.
What should you be looking for in an application management system (AMS)? One important thing to keep in mind is the accessibility of the system and the customization features. Before finalizing the choice on an AMS, make sure it meets all of these requirements!