When parents are engaged with their child’s education, good things happen. Students are absent less, get in trouble less, and do better on summative assessments. And when educators communicate with parents meaningfully? Engagement increases.
At-risk. It’s a common term in education. It’s a scary term to most.
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?
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
Administrators can schedule, automate and distribute mass messages directly to all parents and guardians via phone call, text and email
School districts need to confront the crisis of today and prepare for the challenges of tomorrow. The potential for future school closures and distance learning looms large. Today, it's difficult to know when or if schools will physically open their doors for the 2020/2021 school year.
Communicating with parents should be easy, but educators everywhere experience hangups with their communication tools.
That’s because we have different goals for communicating with parents each time we reach out.
Cloud-based education platforms have revolutionized the way teachers communicate with students in the classroom, making it instantaneous and more effortless than ever. But what if technology could revolutionize how teachers communicate with parents in that same way?
Since adding the ability to text parents from SchoolStatus last year, educators have sent over one million text messages to parents