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School Deets Is Changing Its Name to DigitalDeets

School Deets Is Changing Its Name to DigitalDeets

In order to reflect our growing list of services, we’re happy to announce that School Deets is changing our name to DigitalDeets. For the last six years, School Deets has helped kids thrive by enabling school communities to raise money, connect, communicate, and...

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Pursuing Equitable Fundraising Strategies in Your Community

Pursuing Equitable Fundraising Strategies in Your Community

Working to Make School More Equitable How can we make sure every student gets a fair shot at success? Schools and teachers work hard to ensure every student gets an equal opportunity at improving and succeeding in their studies and life. To support that work, the need...

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School Communication: A Long Game of Telephone

School Communication: A Long Game of Telephone

Are your methods of sending messages to parents clogging the system? Imagine this scenario: a school district asks one of their elementary schools to gather parent input on a particular topic by the end of the following week. What are the steps that come next? The...

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In Support of Neighborhood Schools

In Support of Neighborhood Schools

Consider the benefits of staying close to home in a choice district. Denver Public Schools’ choice season begins this month and runs through mid-February. As parents and teachers, we’ve seen the frenzy and the anxiety that can happen during this time of year. Whether...

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4 Reasons to Avoid “Freemium” Communication Platforms

4 Reasons to Avoid “Freemium” Communication Platforms

Bringing everybody in a school on to one common communication platform is an advantage to teachers, administrators, and parents We know—there’s an app for everything. In the blink of an eye, smartphones have become the most-used tool in our society, and we’re suddenly...

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Parents as Partners for Successful School Communication

Parents as Partners for Successful School Communication

Parents and parent groups can be a great asset when it comes to school-to-home communication Keeping up with school-to-parent communication can be a challenge. Between school events, after-school programs, conferences, and day-to-day activity, school staff can often...

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The Benefits of Having One School Communication Platform

The Benefits of Having One School Communication Platform

Principals, teachers, and parents should all be on the same page when it comes to school communication It’s not uncommon to see schools using multiple methods to communicate to parents: e-newsletters, paper flyers, text reminders, and so on. In recent years, it’s also...

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School Communications: Connecting to Your Community

School Communications: Connecting to Your Community

Marketing has become a big part of school communications, particularly in districts where parents have a choice where to send their children. Websites, mailers, and social media all play into a school’s outward appearance in the community and can be very effective...

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Parent Communication Has a Role in School Ratings

Parent Communication Has a Role in School Ratings

Over the years, parent and family engagement has continued to rise as an indicator for successful students and a successful school. Many school districts across the nation now include parent engagement as an indicator in their rating system, often by gathering...

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Meeting Parents Where They Are

Meeting Parents Where They Are

Your school’s messaging should be relevant and accessible to your parent population There’s a myth that sometimes surfaces that parents just don’t care about being engaged in their child’s education. “They don’t read anything” is a phrase sometimes heard among...

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