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School Operations

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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Financial Management Grant & Aid Assessment
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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FACTS Ed Professional Development
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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Professional Development SIS
Communication and Advancement School Operations

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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Administration
School Operations

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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Professional Development SIS
Communication and Advancement School Operations

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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Professional Development SIS
Communication and Advancement School Operations

Incidental Billing and Payment Forms

Incidental Billing If your institution has charges that should be paid via FACTS but should not be included in a tuition payment plan, Incidental Billing is a great way to assess those charges. This billing product is ideal for occasional,…
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Financial Management Payment Forms Tuition Management
Communication and Advancement School Operations

There at Every Step

“FACTS works, so we can work on other things.” When Jodi Mutch moved to rural Michigan years ago, she and her husband enrolled their children in the only private school within driving distance – Holy Name Catholic School. At the…
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Administration Financial Management Grant & Aid Assessment Tuition Management
Communication and Advancement School Operations

How Teacher-Collected Videos Topped the Effectiveness of In-Classroom Observation

The Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard found in their “Best Foot Forward” study that using video instead of in-classroom observation improved several dimensions of the classroom observation process by: Increasing teachers’ perception of fairness. Reducing defensiveness in post-observation…
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FACTS Ed Professional Development
Classroom Experience School Operations

Utilizing ESSA Title II Funds With Video

Did you know you can use ESSA Title II Funds to bring teacher feedback video into the classroom? Administrators and teachers are constantly tasked with finding different ways to improve their schools and deliver a better experience for their students….
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Professional Development
Classroom Experience Communication and Advancement School Operations

FACTS SIS Attendance

FACTS SIS Training Outlines Training outlines provide a helpful step-by step approach to features of the FACTS SIS system, like the Attendance Overview. Attendance Setup Attendance: it’s kind of a big deal.   Attendance in FACTS SIS    Did you…
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SIS
Classroom Experience Communication and Advancement School Operations

It’s Renewal Time!

Although it feels like we’ve just begun the 2019-2020 school year, it’s already time to gear up for renewing payment plan and financial aid assessment options for the next school year. The 2020-2021 renewal process is easy. The primary FACTS…
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Financial Management Grant & Aid Assessment Tuition Management
Communication and Advancement School Operations