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Messaging and Communication are Not the Same Thing: It’s time to talk about the difference

Published on September 24, 2020

With changes happening daily in school systems, being proactive in communicating with parents is more important than ever. You’ve likely increased the frequency of your messaging to get everyone on the same page. So why does it feel like the information isn’t getting through? 

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How a K-12 software company built contact tracing and quarantine reports into their existing software.

Published on September 16, 2020

In much of the South, public school has been back in session for weeks. School admins are already implementing in-person, hybrid, and virtual learning while simultaneously navigating flareups of COVID-19 in their classrooms.

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SchoolStatus Announces Availability of Contact Tracing Capabilities

Published on September 09, 2020

Administrators can efficiently notify guardians of students who may have come in contact with a student or staff member with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19

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SchoolStatus Prepares to Answer K12 Communication Needs with New Hires

Published on September 08, 2020

The K12 data and communications software company has welcomed three new specialists to its sales team.

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3 Crucial Tips about Student Data Usage

Published on August 28, 2020

When people used to ask me what I did as Director of Technology, I used to jokingly simplify the job to the statement, “I move boxes.”

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Two Things We Know About This School Year (and one we don't)

Published on August 04, 2020

Way back in March I thought we’d miss out on two weeks of school. You probably did, too.

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Remote Reflections from a Teacher Turned Trainer

Published on July 02, 2020

SchoolStatus Trainer Tyler Cummings has been asking a lot of questions about the return to school in the fall after months of remote learning and an unusual summer break. His thoughts always comes back to one thing— relationships. 

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Modified Texas School District Calendars Necessitate New Communication Practices

Published on June 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent school closures have made it necessary for Texas K-12 public districts to reevaluate their 2020-2021 academic calendar.  Texas Education Agency (TEA) Commissioner Mike Morath noted

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The Documentation Dilemma in K-12 Parent Communication

Published on June 11, 2020

“Being able to make calls and send messages and have it on record is important,” says Texas teacher Dianna Ramirez. The end of the school year is upon us, and many teachers are being asked to prove

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What is Proactive Communication and Why Does it Matter? 

Published on June 04, 2020

We know that communicating with parents is a good thing when it comes to student growth and overall success. When parents

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