When I first started marketing and selling to educators, there was a huge focus on college readiness.
As far as I can tell, everyone I have ever met is either at the beach right now, planning a trip to the beach, or just got back from the beach. Summer is prime time for vacations in general. Kids are out of school, the skies are blue, and really it’s too hot to do a whole lot of productive stuff anyway.
A child attends school anywhere between 175-180 days a year, and some absences are to be expected in the case of illness, family emergencies, etc… but did you know that missing just two days a month can hinder your child’s education?
It’s easy to feel like we live in the future. The science fiction of our childhood is now the reality of our daily lives.
At-risk. It’s a catchy term in education. It’s a scary term to most.
As many of our customers know, my favorite part of SchoolStatus is our reporting engine. I’m a big fan of manipulating and smashing data together to see cool correlations and timely trends.
As a school administrator, few things are as stressful as curriculum mapping and trying to adjust the curriculum using dirty data and without updated measures of academic progress.
Have you ever met someone and right off the bat, you knew you weren’t going to jive with this person?
What happens when you've been doing something for a long time and then you realize evidence completely contradicts your efforts?