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Guest Blog: Students Making Smarter Decisions

Guest Blog: Students Making Smarter Decisions

Students at Cedars International Academy became the first in Austin to have a live-mentor at their fingertips. [Re]ThinkIt! ™, a tool designed by Austin-based OneSeventeen Media, was developed to provide schools with a comprehensive Advice Management System™ to support classroom management, all while supporting students both inside and outside of the classroom.

“Because our teachers […]

August 16th, 2017|Categories: Opportunities, Quality, Solution Providers||

Save Thousands Using TCSA’s Energy Program

Save Thousands Using TCSA’s Energy Program

Did you know that Texas Charter Schools Association (TCSA) created an energy cooperative that has saved charter schools more than $1 million since 2011? Savings for all current contract holders in 2017 amount to nearly $300,000! In 2016, Arlington Classics Academy used the program to reduce their energy costs by $19,000 annually and $57,000 […]

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Guest Blog: JR3

Guest Blog: JR3

Three Good Reasons to make the switch to Digital On-Boarding for Student and HR enrollment

1. It’s less work and less expensive. 

Plain and simple, digital Student and HR onboarding is less work and saves money. With the right platform, charter schools can avoid the mountain of application and enrollment paperwork that kills productivity during […]

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Guest Blog: epluno provides custom e-commerce solutions for your school’s uniform needs

Guest Blog: epluno provides custom e-commerce solutions for your school’s uniform needs

Effective branding can do wonders for your school’s talent recruitment, community engagement, and enrollment. You’ve spent countless hours developing your mission and vision, so it is important that the community you interact with is fully engaged in the same vision.

Uniforms are one way to increase brand awareness for your school. If your students wear […]

Staples Advantage is offering TCSA members even more benefits!

Staples Advantage is offering TCSA members even more benefits!

For the past four years, the Texas Charter Schools Association (TCSA) has offered nationally negotiated pricing on furniture through Staples Advantage and Hertz Furniture. This year, nationally negotiated pricing with Hertz Furniture is no longer available. However, we have good news! Staples Advantage is offering TCSA members even more benefits than before! When […]

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Guest Blog: Ki Utilizes Multifaceted Kinesthetic Learning Options

Guest Blog: Ki Utilizes Multifaceted Kinesthetic Learning Options

Ki Charter Academy (Ki), located in San Marcos, is the largest residential treatment center (RTC) for children in Texas. Approximately 200 students reside at the center at any given time. While the RTC addresses treatment needs, Ki provides an education to the students. Ki Charter is the first of its kind in the nation […]

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Guest Blog: Charter School Procurement

Guest Blog: Charter School Procurement

Building a new school or adding onto an existing school is an exciting time for a charter school. However, when a charter school begins to consider such a project, it should be familiar with the procurement regulations governing those contracts. Procurement governs the process a charter school must engage in before it spends more […]

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Guest Blog: E-Rate Program and Public Charter Schools

Guest Blog: E-Rate Program and Public Charter Schools

Does your technology infrastructure need a boost? With the E-rate program filing window coming up, now is the time to consider whether your school is making effective use of the E-Rate program.

The Universal Service Fund’s School and Libraries Program, more commonly known as the E-Rate program, awards $3.9 billion annually in funds to support […]

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Guest Blog: Champions, Before- and After-School Programs

Guest Blog: Champions, Before- and After-School Programs

Are your students maximizing their learning potential after-school? If you are considering alternatives for your after school program, then you’ll want to check out Champions, a Texas Charter Schools Association Solution Provider!

Champions, a turn-key, AdvancED accredited before and after school program, is dedicated to helping children find the spark that ignites their curiosity […]

Guest Blog by a Solution Provider: SchoolMint

Guest Blog by a Solution Provider: SchoolMint

By: Lory Pilchik, SchoolMint CMO

Is your public charter school managing enrollment manually and struggling with paper forms? If your team has considered automating your enrollment processes, including application and lottery management, you’ll want to check out SchoolMint, a long-time Texas Charter Schools Association (TCSA) Solution Provider.

SchoolMint is a cloud-based student enrollment […]

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