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Introduction to Unifying Enrollment

With the large amount of schools available today, parents are faced with difficultly deciding on which is best for their child. To help simplify the decision making process, more schools around the nation are beginning to unify their enrollment systems through either creating a common application or implementing a full unified enrollment system.

September 13, 2016
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It's Complicated: Explaining Unified Enrollment to Families

What exactly is unified enrollment? Although the idea seems simple, explaining how a unified enrollment system works can get complicated. Need help? We've got just the inspiration to help set you up for success!

September 9, 2016
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Focus on the Field - Engaging Families and Your Community

Many cities across the country are unifying their enrollment in an effort to simplify the application and lottery process for parents. We sat down with Aryan Bocquet, the founding Parent Engagement Manager for My School DC, to pick her brain about best practices in parent outreach.

September 1, 2016
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December 3, 2015
One-Stop Shopping for More than 200 Schools at 'Edfest' in D.C.

Parents in Washington, D.C. are now in their third year of using a common application. To help smooth this process, the city hosts an annual "Edfest" and invites various traditional and charter schools. It's simply a one-stop shop filled with information for parents!

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Across the country, there are many examples of cities unifying their enrollment systems. View the map to see cities that have implemented a “common application” or a full “unified enrollment” system, and to learn more about their processes.

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