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Relieving Some of the Burden of Payment Security

As business offices evaluate their processes in the wake of COVID-19 restrictions, changing school policies, and ever-evolving technology priorities, keeping payment compliance top of mind is critical. Maintaining compliance for software applications that process payments is demanding, requiring regular audits…
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Have an Idea?

Let Your Voice Be Heard Do you have an idea that would improve your experience using FACTS products? We have a place for you to make suggestions and requests! Are you a FACTS Grant & Aid, Tuition Management, or Payment…
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Communication and Advancement

Incidental Billing and Payment Forms

Handling Non-Tuition Payments For payments due to your school that don’t get included with regular tuition installments, FACTS offers a number of ways for families to pay, while keeping the reconciliation simple for your school. By offering payment flexibility to…
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Communication and Advancement School Operations

Becoming a Cashless Business Office

In March 2020, school business offices had their workflows and procedures well documented and communicated with families. But when COVID-19 hit, new processes had to be created and institutions needed to adapt quickly to meet student needs under a contactless…
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Communicating With Families: Tips From a Pro

There are so many options for communicating with current or prospective families. Do you use your school website? Parent portal? Social media? An app? We wanted to share some advice and best practices for family communication, so we reached out…
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Does Teacher Coaching Matter?

A Lasting Impression  Converting teacher instruction into student achievement is the main goal behind the new FACTS Coaching program. FACTS Education Solutions launched their research-based coaching program in September so teachers can be at their best for students and their…
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A Free Higher Ed Toolkit for K12 Families

Our Partnership With Nelnet Bank We believe that access to a quality education – from primary to post-secondary – leads to better, richer lives. That belief is why FACTS was founded. It’s why we continue to serve millions of K-12…
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FACTS Ed Launches Coaching Program

FACTS Education Solutions has launched its instructional coaching program, which will help students receive the best education possible by improving the quality of instruction teachers deliver, through courses and professional coaches. FACTS Ed consults with administrators and teachers, and partners…
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SIS Training Resources

This month we’re highlighting just a few of the many resources available to help you be more effective in your role at school by using the tools included in FACTS SIS. HubHelp Check out some of the new training materials…
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Why Don’t We Just Do a Billboard?

Educating Your Staff on Effective Marketing A billboard may not be the most effective way to advertise your school in 2020. I’d argue that the only successful billboard is one that has a big arrow pointing down to show families…
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It’s Time to Review FACTS Payment Plan and Financial Aid Options

Although it feels like we’ve just begun the 2020-2021 school year, it’s already time to review your school’s payment plan and financial aid assessment options for the next school year. Grant & Aid Assessment Renewal Options Some of the more…
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The Partnership Between Leadership and Enrollment

Enrollment directors are responsible for bringing in the majority of revenue for our schools, but they aren’t always invited into leadership circles or involved in decision making. How would you characterize the relationship between enrollment and leadership at your school? Great? Getting there? Nonexistent?  Unfortunately, sometimes leadership doesn’t fully understand that enrollment and marketing are…
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