GuideK12 named a “Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product” by District Administration readers

Nominations from top K12 leaders led to the selection of products that enhance learning across the country   Minneapolis, MN – December 1, 2016 – GuideK12 has been recognized for making a positive difference in education by K12 leaders who named it to District Administration magazine’s “Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products for 2016.”    The […]
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Why School Referenda Fail: Research and Best Practices for Success

Results of tax referenda over time vary significantly from state to state for a variety of reasons. In any given year, however, upwards of 50% of all school referenda seeking operating money or bonding are unsuccessful. Some factors such as demographics, the economy, anti-tax politics and the presence of organized opposition are contributing factors and […]
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GK12 - Passing Referendum In The New Normal

Passing Tax Referendum in the New Normal

The tax tolerance climate in the U.S. has become more difficult, the public school parent population has become smaller, more mobile, and more diverse – realties that today’s school districts must face when planning a tax referendum.  So how can districts best address this “new normal” and obtain the funds to manage the facility demands […]
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High-Growth Texas District Uses Geovisual Analytics to Plan for the Future

New Braunfels Independent School District adopts GuideK12™ to visualize and analyze district needs Minneapolis, MN, August 10, 2016. New Braunfels is a fast-growing school district located between San Antonio and Austin. With an annual enrollment increase of three percent multiple years in a row and higher growth rates forecasted for the future, the district needed […]
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Education Week: The boundary change game plan

The Boundary-Change Game Plan Education Week Blog By Matthew Lynch on March 7, 2016 9:09 AM A director of administrative services shares her best practices for putting together a committee, analyzing data, and engaging the community. By Kristin Tollison Before embarking on a boundary change, it is critical to have a Game Plan that ensures […]
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Faribault elementary school boundaries will change in fall 2016

FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS By JERRY SMITH Members of the Faribault School Board on Monday each acknowledged that there is no perfect solution to the the boundary problem that has been plaguing the district’s elementary schools this year. At heart of the issue is the potential over-crowding of both Jefferson and Roosevelt elementary schools, […]
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