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Ohio School District Achieves 90-Percent Parent Participation in Online Registration
the Fairview Park City
Schools in Fairview Park, OH, begin their second full
school year with a new online registration system, 90 percent of parents
participating, easing the paperwork load for administrators and giving
personnel more time to focus on student achievement and less on
Danielle Tyler, a spokesperson for InfoSnap,
the cloud-based registration
management provider built its first solution for Fairview early in 2013
could be rolled out when school for the district with 1,800 students in
began in September 2013.
time the registration period began this summer for the 2014-15 school
online processes were able to replace the average of 20 paper forms that
be collected for each student. Those forms that had to be taken home by
children, picked up by parents at in-person registration or distributed
ranged from medical forms to field trip and military consent forms to
widespread acceptance on the part of parents of the online registration,
they now are signing multiple documents electronically all at once and,
begins its second year with the InfoSnap student data collection
teachers and administrators are better prepared to help students.
our numbers beforehand," said Fairview Student Information Coordinator
Patty Yager. "Now, we're truly able to accommodate students who register
medical condition or who state that English is not their primary
the first day of school, we're equipped with the proper staff."
said, the new process has reduced the district's administrative chores.
to cut down on paper," she said, "We're no longer making packets and
running off thousands of sheets of paper."
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.