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Ask Ravi: Five Reasons the School-to-Home Communication Gap Still Exists

On any given school day, educators are tasked with making approximately 1,500 decisions. To put that into perspective, they make an average of one decision every four minutes during their six-hour... Read Story
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5 Things Schools Wish Parents Understood About Testing

Like clockwork, the weather turns warmer, daylight lasts longer, and testing befalls schools across the country. Educators work over-time preparing students for these important exams by reviewing... Read Story
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ABCs for Field Trips - our top tips for a great day out

Students love a good field trip! Free from the confines of their classroom, kidsare excited for a break from the school routine. Educators and parentsappreciate the way hands-on learning is... Read Story
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How Much Time Does it Take for Your School to Manage Online Registration?

There are many people involved in the school registration process, but the day-to-day management falls primarily on our front office staff. Between creating and updating forms, copying, filing,... Read Story

Save Time and Hassle Using Online Permission Slips

At a glance, permission slips seem simple. In fact, when considered in the whole field-trip-planning process, printing and collecting permission slips is one of the least complicated tasks. Read Story

How Do We Get Parents On Board with Online Permission Slips?

The administrators understand the value of electronic school forms. The teachers understand that adopting technological advancements decrease their workload. Now that all the internal staff is... Read Story

How Do You Implement Digital Forms in a School District?

Paper forms, digital forms, online forms - forms, forms, forms! Read Story

Using Digital Health Forms to Manage Children's Illnesses and Allergies

Few things are more critical to handle properly than a student’s health and medical information. Not only can there be life-threatening consequences for mishandling this important data, but there... Read Story
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Six Key Benefits of Online School Registration Software

Registration is one of the most complex administrative tasks we deal with in education. It is also the activity that typically comprises our very first interaction with new families.  Read Story

Why K-12 Schools Should Manage Student Enrollment Online

With spending plans under analysis more than ever, institutions need to work hard to minimize prices while still supplying the highest-quality education and learning possible. The digital... Read Story

Writing a Standard Permission Slip in 5 Steps

If you want to take your students off campus to expand learning, getting a signed permission slip from their guardian is a must. While many schools have templates readily available, sometimes... Read Story
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Why is education so reluctant to embrace technology?

After a slow start, Education starts to embrace technology as early adopters make huge cost savings. As the academic year is drawing to a close, preparations are already in hand for the colossal... Read Story
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10 Tips for Better Field Trips

Tired of planning the same field trip year after year? Looking for ways to get more from out of these adventures? Below we’ve put together a list of 10 simple tips that will help you take your... Read Story

The Best Online School Payment Software Has These Features

Throughout the year, there are many occasions where parents need to submit payments to their children’s school. Whether it’s for tuition payments, sports or club fees, field trip costs, or school... Read Story

How School Digital Health Forms Ensure Student Safety

Executing an emergency plan effectively is a key part of serving our student body well. As Administrators, we prepare for the worst and hope for the best. When it comes to communicating accurate... Read Story

4 Ways Digital Permission Slips Make Every Field Trip a Great Learning Experience

It’s the beginning of a new school year! Schools may be planning several field trips this year. Students are always excited to venture beyond the classroom, whether it’s to the zoo, aquarium, or... Read Story

Parents Respond to Electronic Permission Slips Faster and More Accurately

All school districts require parents to sign school permission slips for their children, whether it is for a field trip, permission to be picked up from school by someone other than a parent or... Read Story

Online Student Health Forms Give Parents of Children with Allergies Peace of Mind

With the first day of school fast approaching, some parents will have concerns and fears about the safety of their children who have allergies or other medical conditions. Some allergies, such as ... Read Story

Breaking the Language Barrier Using Online Permission Slips

Children get very excited when it is time for their class to go on a field trip, but it can be stressful for parents when the paper permission slip that is sent home is in English, and that isn’t... Read Story

School Registration Software For Schools In Budget Cuts

It seems that every year school districts and individual schools face difficult decisions due to budget issues. There are so many needs, yet almost never enough money in the budget to adequately... Read Story

Principals Using School Online Registration Advantage

Principals know that there is a wide variety of people with which to communicate in a school: students, teachers, parents, other administrators, board members, government, and community members.... Read Story

Why online school forms are good for the environment

It is estimated that 34 billion sheets of paper are used in US schools per year In fact, around the world, education is still very attached to paper.  At a time when climate change is a reality... Read Story

Why online forms at school are good for the environment (and your budget)

It is estimated that 34 billion sheets of paper are used in US schools per year. In fact, around the world, education is still very attached to paper.  At a time when climate change is a reality... Read Story
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Why is education so reluctant to embrace technology?

After a slow start, Education starts to embrace technology as early adopters make huge cost savings As the academic year is drawing to a close, preparations are already in hand for the colossal... Read Story