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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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Take School Registration Online | SchoolMint
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Introduction to Unified Enrollment for K12 School Systems

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.

September 13, 2016
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Unified School Enrollment Timeline
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Timelines for Unified Enrollment School Systems

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.

September 13, 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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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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