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Camden Enrollment Support | SchoolMint
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Supporting Families with Unified Enrollment: Profile on Camden City School District

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.

March 9, 2017
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Preferences Breakdown Table Featured | SchoolMint
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Lottery Preferences 101 - Factors to Consider for Your School System

A key step in building your school's lottery process is determining which preferences will be made available for applicants. Preferences provide an advantage to eligible students and can range from geographic boundaries to sibling attendance.

March 9, 2017
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One Application per Student: Tips and Tricks for Eliminating Duplicates

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.

November 14, 2016
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March 9, 2017
How Bad Timing and Poisonous Politics Killed a $700,000 Effort to Streamline School Enrollment in Detroit

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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October 31, 2016
Boston Charter Schools to Launch Common Application

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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Webinars

Automating School Lottery & Application Processes
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Unified Enrollment - The Rocky yet Rewarding Road

Featuring two national experts on K-12 Enrollment Systems - consultant Shannon Fitzgerald and Betheny Gross from CRPE - this webinar recording will explore best practices in transitioning to a district-wide common enrollment system, district readiness, governance, operational, and political considerations, as well as defining success.

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Common School Application in NYC and Missouri
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An Online Common Application for K12 - NYC and Missouri

Join the NYC Charter School Center and the Missouri Charter Public School Association as they discuss their experience in launching a common application.

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Across the country, there are many examples of cities unifying their enrollment systems. View the map to see cities that have implemented a “common application” or a full “unified enrollment” system, and to learn more about their processes.

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