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Allocating Financial Aid When There’s No Financial Aid Left to Allocate

At first glance, you may think you don’t have any financial aid funds left, and you may say, “Well, we don’t have any more aid to allocate.” But be careful! That’s not going to increase your enrollment, and, could create…
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Communication and Advancement School Operations

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

A letter is arriving soon — don’t miss it! At FACTS Education Solutions, we understand the educator’s post-holiday reality. Not long ago, most of us were private school teachers and administrators, which is why we’re letting you know that any…
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School Operations

NEW: SIS Seasonal Trainings

We’re excited to announce that FACTS SIS Help has a new Seasonal Trainings area where you’ll find the latest trainings that you’re most likely to need during each time of the school year. New training materials are added based on season…
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Communication and Advancement School Operations

Empowering Students to Engage Alumni on Social Media

How do we cut through the noise on social media to engage with alumni in a way that moves that needle for our private schools? A “me/also me” meme may be the answer for your school. The meme has been…
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10 Essentials to a Great Website Design for Beginners

Is your school designing a new website? The task can feel daunting, but we’ve created a list of ten things to get you started when thinking about a new design. 1. Understand your user Before you can build a website…
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How Enrollment Management is Shifting in the Modern Admissions Office

For many years, the gold standard in school admissions offices was to have a well-defined and universal tier of admissions professionals. Most schools, no matter whether they were independent, faith-based, or otherwise affiliated, followed this same model. The director of…
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School Operations

How to Multiply Your End-of-Year Giving Effectiveness

For most nonprofits, the holidays are when they receive the majority of their income. Do you need a quick plan to mobilize your donors? Tip 1 Create one clear, attainable goal that would have an immediate impact on your school…
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Communication and Advancement

Prepare for NCEA’s Day of Giving

The Many Gifts, One Nation: A Day of Giving to Catholic Schools portal is now open for customization! Catholic schools and dioceses may opt-in to create a customized appeal page through January 17, 2020. Once you have customized your page,…
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Communication and Advancement

SIS for Lesson Plans? Yes!

One of the key components of a successful school year for any teacher is the ability to detail what information will be covered in class and assign homework for that class. FACTS Student Information System (SIS) delivers that critical information…
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Communication and Advancement School Operations

Superintendent: How Vosaic Helps

East Butler Public Schools in Brainerd, Nebraska started using Vosaic when their superintendent, Sam Stecher, was intrigued by the idea of using video to improve teaching and observation. He has served as superintendent for five years, but is also co-founder…
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5 Giving Tuesday Tips for the Busy Professional

Does it feel like #GivingTuesday snuck up on you this year? No worries, we’ll help you look like you’ve been carefully planning for months. If you’re new to nonprofit fundraising, #GivingTuesday is a recent development in the last couple of…
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Delinquency Report Leads to Help

At Holy Name Catholic School in Escanaba, Mich., Jodi Mutch, administrative assistant, loves FACTS’ delinquency report. Holy Name uses FACTS Tuition Management, Grant & Aid Assessment, Student Information System, and Incidental Billing, and though she has hundreds of reports at…
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