Community engagement

Disregard this message: Hacker shares X-rated image in Seesaw app

Families and teachers using the learning management system received a message with a link to a sexually explicit photo, the company announced.

How chatbots can power student enrollment and 24/7 family engagement

A chatbot can help school districts provide automatic responses to frequently asked questions, giving staff more time to provide personalized attention to more complex requests.

How this elementary school is breaking new ground with outdoor learning

Outdoor learning spaces support in-person learning and strengthen bonds with the community at Bear Tavern Elementary School.

Here’s one thing that could help your schools become full social service hubs

The solution sounds simple: Teachers can spend more time on instruction when they get help connecting students with physicians, mental health care providers, food banks and other social services.

How the right communications platform can strengthen your school community

Our district needed an accessible two-way communications platform that would keep our close-knit community updated and encourage interaction.

K-12 customer service: Families want dialogue, not broadcasts

A majority of parents surveyed about their school's customer service said that "helpfulness, timeliness, and courteousness" could improve.

Why transparency between administrators and parents matters

School leaders need to become intentional in their efforts to increase parent engagement in order to earn their trust.

Finding a centralized voice for safe, accurate and timely school-home communications

Five key criteria we used to select a unified communications platform for our district.

New national council signals a bigger push for family engagement in schools

Biden administration has prioritized parent, stakeholder, and community involvement in schools in the wake of the educational upheaval over the past two years.

Here’s what school districts can do to address K-12 enrollment declines

Districts must take action with a three-pronged approach by identifying ways to improve service delivery, understanding where to cut operating costs, and engaging stakeholders regularly.

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