Using a Parent Information Folder for Your School

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So, what makes a good parent information folder? A good parent information folder is both a record-keeping tool for schools to track students and a way for parents to orient themselves.  Upon enrollment, the parent will receive their informational folder. Included in the folder is key information about the school, like drop off times, lunch … Read more

What is a Student Management System, and How To Spot The Good Ones?


 A student management system can mean several different things. However, context clues give away that this software is for managing students. But handling students can mean many things. So what really is a student management system? A Student Management System is also known as a Student Information System (SIS). These systems work to coordinate scheduling … Read more

Credit Cards: the Clear Case for Offering Them to your Families

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Credit cards are not going anywhere. In America alone, Visa and MasterCard clocked in $4.7 trillion of purchases in 2017. Accordingly, you can expect your millennial parents (and therefore, increasingly, most of your parents) to ask you whether you accept credit cards. But to you, owner, principal, supervisor, administrator – or all of the above … Read more

Save Time at Your Daycare: Trade Cheques for Daycare Billing Software

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These days, the vast majority of businesses do their best to avoid cheque payments. After all, when was the last time you paid by cheque as a consumer? Despite this trend, though, many child care businesses continue to receive cheque payments from most of their clients. When asked why, daycare supervisors tend to respond one … Read more

Should Schools And Daycares Accept Etransfers?

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To collect payments efficiently, businesses such as schools and child care organizations require processes that are timely and frictionless, integrated and scalable. E-transfers fail these 3 tests. Etransfers are initiated by families While there are now new features allowing for recurring payments, e-transfers are largely sent as a ‘one-off’ and therefore initiated by the parents. … Read more

Tuition Management Systems: 3 Reasons Why They Help Reduce Workload

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Running a school is a challenging undertaking. You need to enroll new students every year to compensate for departing families, manage the team of teachers, deal with parent complaints, and more. One area where a lot of time is spent is billing and payments. Many schools are stuck in the 20th century when it comes … Read more