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Ohio House passes bill requiring students to learn cursive by end of 5th grade

Posted by Cher Scholl on Dec 7, 2018 4:33:11 PM

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Topics: Ohio House Cursive Bill, Cursive Handwriting

Web Accessibility: OCR is Back, Is Your Website Ready?

Posted by Cher Scholl on Dec 7, 2018 4:03:49 PM

A recent article released December 6, 2018 mentions a section that was added in March 2018 that allowed OCR to dismiss burdensome complaints by one requester has been deleted by the U.S. Department of Education  Office of Civil Rights. See the full article HERE. Attorneys and counselors have been warning schools about the return of web accessibility complaints. Is your school ready if it is the next target of web accessibility complaint with OCR?

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Topics: school web accessibility, ADA compliance

Dark Pages How Schools Can Prepare For Emergency.

Posted by Cher Scholl on Nov 30, 2018 2:55:44 PM

What is a dark page?
When bad news or an emergency suddenly strikes your school, the website is ordinarily the first place parents, students, staff and the community turns to for information. Given the extreme time pressure inherent in crisis management today, there is just no time to construct a new crisis site from scratch. Instead, a prebuilt dark page can be quickly “turned on” as needed during a crisis management situation.

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Topics: Dark sites, dark pages, school crisis page

Stop Cyber Bullying

Posted by Cher Scholl on Nov 28, 2018 11:07:46 AM

STOP CYBER BULLYING ON THE SPOT:

When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior they send the message that it is not acceptable. Research shows this can stop bullying behavior over time. 

Parents, school staff, and other adults in the community can help kids prevent bullying by talking about it, building a safe school environment, and creating a community-wide bullying prevention strategy.

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Topics: cyber bullying, stop bullying, bully reporting tools

Live Feed Permissions Updates:

Posted by Cher Scholl on Nov 26, 2018 11:40:34 AM
Live Feed permissions updates:
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Topics: Live Feed

Post-Thanksgiving School Activities

Posted by Cher Scholl on Nov 21, 2018 12:16:34 PM

For many schools, teachers, and students, getting back into the swing of things after Thanksgiving break may be difficult. Everyone is used to sleeping in, eating and doing whenever they want to, so the school day routine may be a bit hard to get adjusted to again.

Teachers should try to avoid diving right into the schoolwork after the break. Instead, make the adjustment a little bit easier by welcoming students back with fun classroom activities that incorporate what they did over their holiday vacations and to get them back on track and motivated to learn once again.

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Topics: Post Thanksgiving Break School Activities

Message From SchoolPointe

Posted by Cher Scholl on Nov 15, 2018 2:40:55 PM

We will be posting information, updates and new features as we roll them out to you. So keep an eye out for the information tab at the top of the CMS! 

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Topics: SchoolPointe New Features

Monongalia County Schools Launches New Website Powered By: SchoolPointe

Posted by Cher Scholl on Nov 14, 2018 11:05:34 AM

 

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Topics: Monongalia County Schools New Website, Top school website designs in West Virginia, top website vendors West Virginia, top web hosting vendors in West Virgina

What it means to be ADA compliant and how SchoolPointe can help!

Posted by Cher Scholl on Nov 14, 2018 10:56:19 AM
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Topics: ADA compliance and your school website, Built in ADA compliance tools, SchoolPointe ADA compliance tools

Wise County Public Schools Launches New Website Powered By: SchoolPointe

Posted by Cher Scholl on Nov 14, 2018 10:34:25 AM

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Topics: wise county public schools website, top web hosting vendors in Virginia, top school website vendors in Virginia

About SchoolPointe

Since 2002, SchoolPointe has been providing world class technology solutions to the PK-12 industry. With headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, SchoolPointe possesses an extensive clientele and partners with school districts across the United States. In line with its corporate mission of “Empowering Through Innovation”, SchoolPointe is committed to developing cost effective solutions on the cutting edge of technology that schools require to keep up with their growing technology needs. SchoolPointe is focused on expanding our client outreach and building new innovative products to create a communications and educational link between our clients and their stakeholders. 

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