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Leslie Ortego

Head of Operations at SchoolStatus, Leslie is quick, sharp, and ready for action.

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This Superintendent Focused on the Holistic Needs of His Students and Addressed Chronic Absenteeism at the Same Time

Published on February 15, 2021

Covid-19 Amplified School-Home Barriers. Chickasaw City Schools Broke Them Down.

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4 Ways SchoolStatus Can Help Keep At-Risk Students on Track

Published on February 02, 2021

At-risk. It’s a common term in education. It’s a scary term to most.

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Meet the Teacher Taking TikTok By Storm

Published on January 13, 2021

Who Doesn’t Need a Laugh This Year?!

Everyone is tired of hearing it, but this school year has been challenging. Whether it’s dealing with technology issues, digitizing your lessons, or engaging students you can’t even see, teachers have been on the front lines to keep our communities sane and functioning. So the question is, who doesn’t need a laugh right now?

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5 Reasons SchoolStatus Support is the Best in EdTech

Published on August 26, 2019

“I’m sorry, you have our Professional subscription, but you must have the Premium subscription to receive live phone support.” To which I say…”when did support become a premium?”

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PLC’s - Fad or Fabulous?

Published on November 17, 2017

If you’re an educator, chances are you’ve heard the term PLC or Professional Learning Committee, perhaps even ad nauseam. People use this term for a wide variety of situations in the K12 school system—grade-level teaching teams, subject area teams, or even an entire school district.

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Want to get past conflicting personalities? Engage MORE, not less. 

Published on May 23, 2017

Have you ever met someone and right off the bat, you knew you weren’t going to jive with this person?

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The Satisfaction of Jumping Ship  

Published on November 15, 2016

Wake Up!

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Startups: The land of milk, honey, and Kool-Aid

Published on August 24, 2016

As Wikipedia defines a Startup Company: (startup or start-up) is an entrepreneurial venture typically

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Can I Get a Little Help Here?!

Published on April 25, 2016

We all need a little help sometimes, right? In a world of self-service, sometimes it’s a breath of fresh air to talk to...wait for actual human being and...wait for it...he or she actually knows what they’re talking about.

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