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Aug 30, 2013
Budget cuts are forcing big changes at Head Start programs nationwide. How can agencies do more with less?
Sep 03, 2012
With just days into the new school year, many students are already running up lunch debts. By year's end, total lunch debt owed to a school district can run into the tens of thousands of dollars - for the very large districts, potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars. Some districts are turning to collection agencies to help with lunch debt collection. Learn how a simple process called EZ Lunch Balance can prevent that drastic measure.
Aug 21, 2012
PTO's and PTA's are wonderful organizations, run by parents who are engaged and committed to the success of their children's school. Communicating with PTO and PTA members can be a challenge and
Jun 18, 2012
On June 25th, 2012 SchoolReach and the CyberBully Hotline will be participating in the 4th annual Megan Meier Golf Tournament as well as sponsoring a hole.
Jan 25, 2012
Church leaders across the U.S. are learning how one of the most useful communication tools for schools can help drive increased parishioner involvement.
Oct 07, 2011
School notification solutions such as SchoolReach, can be used to solve many communication challenges faced by small school districts. Small school districts comprise almost 70% of all districts, but only account for 15% of the student population. Unfortunately, the communication challenges of small districts can be big and further compounded by geographic and Internet coverage issues.
Aug 23, 2011
Increased Response Preparedness - A Benefit of Organization. SchoolReach article in NCEA Newsletter about the benefits of organization.
Jul 11, 2011
We've heard this question asked by many PowerSchool users and the answer is simple - SchoolReach! SchoolReach fully integrates with PowerSchool and has been vetted and tested by PowerSchool allowing SchoolReach to be named a PowerSchool "ISV" Partner in January, 2011. As one PowerSchool user recently told SchoolReach - "I like to use other services that enable me to maximize my investment in PowerSchool." We could not have said it better ourselves, but there is more to the story...
Apr 14, 2011
Improving the communication of school budget and financial issues to parents and the larger school community has unfortunately become an important skill and an all consuming issue for busy school administrators. David Voss, of Voss & Associates, provided tools and techniques to improve the presentation of budget issues as part of the SchoolReach Professional Development Series. Here is what David had to say...
Feb 24, 2011
Listen to archives of radio shows we've been guests on or sponsored here.
Jan 06, 2011
The parent communication tools found within SchoolReach can help your school implement steps to increase parent involvement.
Dec 17, 2010
When the sickening Norovirus attacked Reach Academy, fast-reacting school leaders used SchoolReach to notify parents of immediate school cancellation and student pick up requirements. Within 1-hour the school was cleared of all students enabling a special cleaning crew to start their work. With SchoolReach, word spread faster than the virus enabling it to be stopped in its tracks.
Nov 29, 2010
Central Illinois schools count on SchoolReach to be ready for the upcoming Central Illinois winter. Area school superintendents turn to SchoolReach when it's time to decide if it's safe to head to school or the weather will necessitate closing schools for the day.
Nov 18, 2010
Imagine Academy closed school because of a water main break. A timely SchoolReach announcement got the message to parents quickly to keep their children home.
Aug 10, 2010
Teachers need to have students present in order to teach and students need to be present in order to learn. It's a simple enough fact. For many schools, however, unexcused absences present an ongoing challenge. SchoolReach offers a cost-effective, easy-to-implement solution to this challenge using their EZ Attendance module.
Jul 15, 2010
According to national surveys, approximately 70% of US districts have now adopted an automated parent notification system. However, many have yet to realize the full potential of their notification systems. Here are the top-10 tips for maximizing the use of your notification system.
Jun 14, 2010
Schools across the country are reporting increases in student hacking incidents and attempts. Read how schools are dealing with this growing threat and learn several tips on preventative measures.
May 20, 2010
While true school emergencies are thankfully not a regular occurrence, the need to communicate with parents is present every day. As one of the nation's leading providers of school emergency notification systems, SchoolReach is fortunate to work with schools and districts coast to coast. Many clients initially adopt our notification system on the basis that it will provide immediate access to parents in the time of crisis or emergency - which it does extraordinarily well¬−but there is so much more we have to offer.
May 07, 2010
The education landscape has been transformed by many products. One of the greatest transformational technologies has been the widespread adoption of automated parent notification systems. To paraphrase Winston Churchill, never have so few called so many with such little effort. Learn More
May 06, 2010
Out of frustration, school districts across the country are turning to collection agencies to manage their growing lunch dept problems. There is a more palatoable approach. School notification systems can be used to effectively stem lunch dept problems and increase your collection rates. Learn More
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