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5 Private School Federal Aid Myths Debunked

Every year, federal funds are distributed to public school districts specifically for private schools, but many private institutions don’t realize they’re eligible for these funds. Here are some of the most prevalent myths. Separation of church and state means private…
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School Operations

Keep Your Best Teachers After Retirement

When a retiring teacher is well-loved by students, an excellent mentor to new teachers, and has decades of exceptional classroom experience, his or her principal sees the upcoming retirement date as a doom deadline. That’s where FACTS Education Solutions can…
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Standing Out in Tech

Danielle Egr is our Chief Technology Officer and responsible for product strategy and IT development for FACTS. She talks about her role in a fast-moving industry and advice for those considering technology as a career. Tell us about joining the FACTS…
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Leadership Development

End of Year Resources, Reminders, and More

As the end of the school year approaches, we’ve compiled a few tips and reminders for our Tuition Management and Grant & Aid Assessment clients, so you can wrap things up efficiently and have a stress-free summer. Managing Delinquencies Need…
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International Payments Made Easy

International students can enrich your school community, enhance your tuition revenue, and help students learn about cultural diversity. With the introduction of international students, administrators often have to adjust certain processes – in particular, they’ll have to navigate the complexities…
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One School, One Mission, One Solution

The Archdiocese of Boston saw the need to unite the thriving K-8 Saint Agnes School with Arlington Catholic High School to create a seamless experience for families in the community. The transition into a single school entity created a new…
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Five Habits for Personal Cyber Security

Imagine the strongest vault door you’ve ever seen for a bank. How would you get in? Do you set explosives to get through the thick wall? Do you focus on picking the lock that opens the door? Or do you…
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How to Receive Free Money for Your School

According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), there are 23,115 private, faith-based schools educating 4.9 million students. The average private school enrollment is 142 students and more than two million private K-12 students qualify for free or reduced lunches….
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Leadership Development

Tips to Utilize Parents in the Classroom

When you think about classroom management, what comes to mind? You may think of the relationship between the teacher and the student — but what role does the parent play? The importance of parental involvement is at an all-time high…
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Classroom Experience

Best Practices for Financial Aid Distribution

Brandy Emery’s job is to distribute $6 million in tuition assistance at Cleveland’s Saint Ignatius High School. About half of the 1,500 boys attending the Jesuit college preparatory high school are eligible for aid, but determining the most fair and…
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School Operations

Why Principal Prefers Video Observations

St. Columba is a PreK-8 school with about 250 students. They have one section per grade level, 15 teachers, three aides and a very limited, but dedicated support staff. The principal at St. Columba must serve in all capacities —…
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Marketing Your Summer Camp Program (And Your School!)

If you live in certain colder parts of the United States, it may be painful to start thinking about anything related to warmth and sunshine, but many families begin their summer camp search months before school is out. It’s important…
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