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Private K-12 Schools Should Say “Yes” to Federal Programs

A letter is arriving around the holidays — don’t miss it! They’re here — the days that students embrace with glee, teachers face with resolve, and administrators address with trepidation. As soon as the Trick or Treat sugar buzz wears…
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The Importance of Mobile School Management

The next big thing in parent engagement Some would call parenting the ultimate juggling act. Whether they’re balancing the lunch preferences of three different kids or focused on getting the other shoe on Johnny before he boards the school bus,…
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Understanding the Importance of Digital Citizenship

Three tips for creating purposeful student-driven content Across the country, many school leaders are beginning to have conversations about the importance of raising a generation of informed digital citizens. These conversations are critical to not only helping students understand the…
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School Spotlight: The Pine School – Stuart, FL

What does it really mean to go paperless at a school? We sat down with Virginia Allen, assistant business manager at The Pine School to find out. “To go green, all it takes is commitment,” said Allen. The Pine School…
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Meet the New FACTS

Four years ago, FACTS and RenWeb united to provide the best experience possible for schools and families. Since then, we’ve worked methodically toward combining our services in impactful ways, like offering the industry’s first streamlined connection between a school’s financial…
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All About Relationships

Why good communication skills go a long way. My sixth-grade teacher was Mrs. Ragbourn. In more than 25 years of being a student, she was, without a shadow of doubt, the single best teacher I had. I remember a lot…
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What FACTS Means to Me: FACTS Associate Spotlight

 A Conversation With Brad Murphey, Account Manager for FACTS SIS In the spring of 2018, before the FACTS | RenWeb rebrand, RenWeb (now FACTS SIS) announced the company was moving to an account management model for customer support. This change…
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10 Important Things to Add to Your School’s Website

Do you have a few extra minutes? Here are 10 important things you can update on your school website this weekend: Don’t bother with a generic contact form on your Contact page. On the other hand, do include a link to your online…
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The Impact of UserVoice on FACTS Services

It’s been eight months since FACTS deployed UserVoice, an online product idea forum. We caught up with Megan Higgins and Angela Nielsen on the FACTS product team to provide an update on UserVoice and the impact it’s had on our…
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Supporting Educators is at the Heart of FACTS Education Solutions

Although it’s never been simple, educating children in today’s society is full of complexities, never imagined by our parents or teachers. Where once there was an analog classroom, we have transitioned into the digitized learning setting, supported by high-definition instructional resources. Educators…
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Where User Experience and K-12 Education Intersect

Now, more than ever, the user experience – how a person or audience feels while interacting with a product or service – plays an integral role in products and services utilized by all K-12 education institutions. To design and implement…
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Are Your Development and Fundraising Efforts Evolving With Technology?

The typical donor engagement path continues to change with the influx of millennial alumni and more tech-savvy constituents. What does this mean for our schools? It’s time to re-evaluate our development and fundraising best practices to continue to reach both…
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