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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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SchoolStatus Launches Notify a District-Wide Messaging Solution

Published on June 02, 2020

Administrators can schedule, automate and distribute mass messages directly to all parents and guardians via phone call, text and email

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Utilize CARES Act Funding to Improve Distance Learning

Published on April 21, 2020

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.

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Three Types of Communication Your District Should be Using for Parent Engagement

Published on February 03, 2020

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.

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

Published on September 03, 2019

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

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Join the Thousands of Educators Who Found a Better Way to Talk to Parents

Published on March 06, 2019

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?

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Parent Communication Made Easy with SchoolStatus Texting App

Published on December 13, 2018

Since adding the ability to text parents from SchoolStatus last year, educators have sent over one million text messages to parents

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What Data-Driven Educators Use Instead of a Call Log

Published on October 17, 2018

If my friends and I wanted to talk to each other at school, we either passed notes or had to impatiently wait until lunch or recess.

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Calling Feels Awkward? Identify Four Common Phone Personas

Published on May 14, 2018

As an educator, making calls to parents is tricky for a number of reasons. Lack of time, difficult documentation processes, and unpleasant subject matter all contribute to why you might feel anxious about completing the task.

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