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10 Questions About Social Media Marketing for Schools Answered

Social media marketing for schools is a big deal and it is pretty tough. When you go online you will see schools competing for social media recognition. The highly active social media networks - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google are all available for schools to leverage to gain brand recognition. Most schools are understaffed and do not have a budget for social strategy. As a matter of fact, in our social media survey of 100+ schools, we found that one-third of schools don't have any social media budget, and another one-third don't know how much to spend. Additionally, only 5% of respondents have social media marketing as a full-time job, and 68% dedicate five hours or less per week to social media marketing. Now you know that you are not alone. Many schools like yours are in the same boat. However, there are many of your competitors who know the benefit of social media marketing to their business and have a strong budget for it. We know how difficult …

Bedtime Stories Series: Neither Here Nor There

There once was a little doggy-woggy, watching a froggy walking and he said to the frog," Why don't you jump little froggy?" And the frog said," Why don't you make a flying leap, little doggy". And the dog said, " I can not fly, nor am I a bird, but I have  Heard you can jump as high as a mountain, and land in that there fountain!” " Listen here little doggy," said the froggy,” If I jump, I will only land on that there stump! So if you will quit talking... I will continue walking, because I do not care to be a lump, on a stump, for a doggy-woggy bothering a froggy walking!” And the dog said with a sigh... "I wish I could fly... ".

5 Ways You Can Help Your Kids Stay Safe at School

Elementary school can be overwhelming, both for students and parents. While kids navigate classes and critical development years, parents worry about bullying, emergencies, and other scary incidents. Fortunately, there are ways you can make sure your child stays safe at school. We’ll discuss five steps you can take to get started. 1. Review School PoliciesIt’s important to know how a school handles emergency situations and what rules students are expected to follow. At the beginning of every school year, review the school’s handbook with your child. This guide usually answers most parents’ questions, including those concerning dress code, the visitors policy, emergency drills and routes, and the school’s stance on bullying.