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At-Risk Dashboard Helps Teachers Identify Students in Need

Published on July 20, 2021

In her seventeen years teaching, eighth-grade science teacher Emily Frayser has occasionally encountered students who are struggling more than others.

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SchoolStatus Announces Strategic Investment from PSG

Published on July 13, 2021

Investment to support product innovation and go-to-market acceleration

Ridgeland, MS – July 13, 2021 – SchoolStatus, a leading provider of SaaS education technology powering K-12 communications and student data analytics, announced that PSG, a leading growth equity firm partnering with middle-market software and technology-enabled services companies, has made a strategic investment in the company with the aim to accelerate growth and product innovation.

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Improving Digital Equity in Parent Communication

Published on July 09, 2021

The call for improved digital equity in K12 education takes on many forms within a school district. While much focus has been on improving broadband access to students homes, an area of digital equity that often gets overlooked is how we parents are expected to engage with their children’s school.

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Bridging Education and Employment: How this Mississippi School District Prepares Students for the ‘Real World’

Published on June 30, 2021


“If we could create an education system, what would that system look like?” Superintendent Chad Shealy is thinking practically about the endgame of K12 education. Looking at statistics for graduation rates, community college attrition, and even the alignment of bachelor’s degrees to employment, Shealy was disappointed. 

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Making the Case for Equitable Parent Communication Tools

Published on June 09, 2021


After more than a year of pandemic instruction that brought teachers into living rooms and deputized parents as ad hoc instructors, equity in K12 education has become a critical focus for school districts.

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Teacher Uses Picture Messaging for Classroom Behavior Improvement

Published on May 28, 2021

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and nowhere is that more meaningful than in a K12 classroom.

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What A Difference A Year Makes

Published on May 24, 2021

This past week, I was cleaning up my Google Drive and purging some documents that were no longer of importance. It is something that I do every year around this time while

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All Students Need To Be In Summer School This Year, Right?

Published on May 13, 2021

After another unique year of quarantine interruptions and remote and/or hybrid learning, school districts are expanding

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Learning Through Play May be What We All Need Right Now

Published on May 03, 2021

Learning through play is a great way for children and adults to develop new skills, but it’s also a great way to alleviate stress and trauma and even tap into some different parts of the mind. 

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The Best Compliment a Parent Could Receive

Published on May 03, 2021

How One Teacher Highlights Positive Characteristics in Students for Parent Relationship Building


After spending an entire year teaching both seated and virtual classes during a global pandemic, I think it’s safe to say that we, as teachers, have all learned so much.

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SchoolStatus in the News

Parents Are the New Customer in EdTech

EdTech Today with Marcus Kingsley April 16, 2021 | EdTech Today

While some parents are poised to be more involved than ever before, other parents have been lost. SchoolStatus is set to further reinforce its position as the leading platform for data-informed communication.

4 Tips to Streamline Parent Engagement

parent-teacher-engagement March 29, 2021 | eSchool News

COVID has made simple and consistent parent-teacher engagement a bit more challenging, but not impossible--here are some tips.

How home visits help boost early literacy in Mississippi

EDUCATION INSPIRATION February 9, 2021 | DistrictAdmin

"I always ask, 'What can we as a school district do to help your child with reading," Mississippi superintendent says.

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