It is anticipated that 2018 will bring changes in education and districts will face challenges and opportunities impacting students, staff, and the entire school system. These changes range from Personalized professional development for teachers to Social and emotional learning as an integral part of the school day.

Below is an article from that discusses these trends and who and how they are impacting. After reading the article give us a call at SpendBridge so we can partner with you to meet the challenges and opportunities that are facing the K-12 education.

Source: | Re-Post SpendBridge 1/15/2018

From shifts in school choice to student assessments to online learning, the educational landscape is constantly evolving. This coming year, districts will continue to face many challenges and opportunities that will impact students, staff, and school systems as a whole.

Below, experts from various areas of the education industry share trends that will help shape K-12 education in 2018.

1. Strategic Enrollment Management
Jinal Jhaveri, Founder and CEO of SchoolMint

One of the more prominent shifts in Pre-K12 public education is the policies and attitudes around student enrollment in a landscape of growing school options. The era of students defaulting to one assigned neighborhood school is on the decline as parents are granted the empowerment and responsibility to choose a school for their child from multiple options. An increasing number of districts allow students to attend any public school that has space available, regardless of where they live.

As a result of this paradigm shift, communities around the country are demanding a more transparent, equitable, and accessible enrollment process for all families. The high stakes associated with the enrollment experience are rising and districts are responding by taking a more expansive, strategic approach to enrollment management, similar to what their higher education counterparts have done.

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