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Tips for Making Positive Phone Calls to Parents

Published on April 18, 2019

“Did you hear the good news?” Calling a parent to share positive feedback about their kid is a great way to start a relationship with them. Are you calling with good news on a regular basis? If not, this advice may help you create your own strategy for revving up your calls.

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SchoolStatus Welcomes New Faces to Atlanta and Hattiesburg Offices

Published on April 10, 2019

SchoolStatus is pleased to announce the recent growth of its Operations, Development, Sales, and Marketing teams to align with new client opportunities and continued customer success. The newest SchoolStatus team members, Erica Cowan, Carolyn Petrosian, Mark Sharp, Amanda Matthews, and Dane Conrad further strengthen the company’s proven offerings as well as expansion into the Southeast.

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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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MYTH BUSTED: Parents Don't Answer the Phone

Published on October 30, 2018

Once upon a time I tweeted something that upset our CEO...

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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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New to Student Data Analytics? Why Averages are Misleading Your Intervention Efforts

Published on September 25, 2018

Did you know the average salary for teachers in the US is $56,000/year according to The Bureau of Labor Statistics? While I trust the bureau’s information,

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8 Ways to Lead Your Team Towards Improved Stakeholder Engagement

Published on September 21, 2018

I invite you to take a mental step back with me and assess the connections between your campus, your parent community and your team of teachers, counselors and administrators. 

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Top Two Parent Engagement Tips: Early and Often

Published on August 09, 2018

You know what the greatest thing in the world is? Calling people you don’t know. That’s everyone’s favorite thing. I know you got into education so you can cold call parents about their kids.

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How to Predict Student Behavior Like a Data Scientist

Published on August 07, 2018

So, here is a scenario: Student Benchmarks come in for the Fall, you pour through the data, scramble manically through spreadsheets and printouts of last year’s Spring State Assessment, only finding some of the many results.

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