Tag Archives: school communications

Cool Tool | ParentSquare

Here’s an all-in-one parent engagement platform helping K-12 schools securely streamline communication and inform today’s parents in their preferred methods and language. ParentSquare is an everyday tool used and loved by administrators, teachers and staff to interact with parents about … Continue reading

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Getting the Message Across

The senior VP of a school community engagement platform talks TCPA. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero In 1999, SchoolMessenger began as a provider of notification services. Since then, they’ve grown to provide a range of school-to-home communications solutions — from … Continue reading

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Parent Engagement: Beyond the Homework Helper

Improving outreach and visibility for students’ families. GUEST COLUMN | by Ray Ackerlund It’s time to rethink parent engagement. Let’s start with the definition. “Engagement” and “involvement” are often used interchangeably, but it was refreshing to see some differentiation in … Continue reading

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Cloud Education

A private school IT guy offers up three lessons learned by using a cloud-based phone system. GUEST COLUMN | by Rainier Apolonio When Southlands Christian Schools was faced with the challenge of moving our pre-school through 8th grade programs to … Continue reading

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Interview | Ten Million Members and Moving Forward

Now that’s a lot of people. The Learning First Alliance (LFA) is a partnership of 16 education associations with more than 10 million members dedicated to improving student learning in America’s public schools. “We share examples of success, encourage collaboration … Continue reading

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