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A Cost-Effective Way to Streamline Record Management Processes for Schools

Posted by YellowFolder on Feb 10, 2019 3:46:00 PM

Electronic document management is the best way to enhance your school’s record management processes. Adopting one will save your school money and allow staff to be more efficient and productive. There are many reasons to go the electronic route.

Here are 5 of the primary benefits of a record management process for schools:

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Topics: Insider, HR, School Records, Admin, Special Education

Will a Scanning Service Meet Your School’s Needs?

Posted by YellowFolder on Jan 2, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Anyone who works in a school, at any level, knows the tremendous amount of paper used on a daily basis. Ream after ream goes through the printers for student records, waivers, and annual forms. Over the course of a school year, these add up. An average sized single school district can easily go through over a million sheets of paper in just one year. Now, consider not only the cost of paper and ink, but also printer maintenance, storage, and employees who have to manage it all.

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Topics: HR, School Records, Admin, Special Education

What Going Paperless Truly is and What That Means for Document Management in Education

Posted by YellowFolder on Nov 15, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Paperless means ridding your school of physical files and converting them into electronic form.

You cannot go paperless if you are scanning a file into your computer system, but also keeping hard copies in filing cabinets or storage areas.

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Topics: HR, Compliance, School Records, Admin, Special Education

The YellowFolder Approach to Record Management

Posted by YellowFolder on Nov 1, 2018 12:00:00 PM

K-12 education requires a lot of work and even more paper. Traditionally, the role of completing and filing paperwork falls on administration and administration assistants, whose time could be more efficiently used in other areas. We want to change that.

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Topics: HR, Compliance, School Records, Admin, Special Education

Storing Paper Records Actually Costs You Money

Posted by YellowFolder on Oct 1, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Think your paper-based K-12 records management system is free? Think again! The cost of paper records far outweighs the costs associated with digital records. Let’s take a look at how much more you’re really paying for those paper records in comparison to using an electronic K-12 records management solution.

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Topics: HR, School Records, Admin, Special Education

How YellowFolder Can Help with ESSA

Posted by YellowFolder on Jul 15, 2018 12:00:00 PM

ESSA, or Every Student Succeeds Act, is a direct replacement of the aging NCLB (No Child Left Behind). ESSA requires all students to be taught high academic standards, and especially  targets students in poverty, provides equal opportunities for special education services, and expands students' personalized learning opportunities.

YellowFolder digital record management is capable of tracking these ESSA standards while saving  districts money.

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Topics: HR, School Records, Admin, Special Education

How Much Can Going Paperless Save Your District

Posted by YellowFolder on Jul 1, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Saving time and money that can be used to improve students' school experience has never been easier. Switching from paper to electronic, paperless record management is on the rise and for good reason.

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Topics: HR, School Records, Admin, Special Education

How Leveraging Electronic Document Management Solutions Can Improve Administration Efficiency

Posted by YellowFolder on Jun 15, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Using electronic document management to its maximum advantage will save time and money. You can improve administration efficiency by keeping everything in one convenient location. Through the system, the administration at your school no longer has to waste time searching for documents and writing multiple reports, providing time to complete more important tasks.

Here are some ways electronic document management can improve efficiency in your school.

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Topics: HR, School Records, Admin, Special Education

How is YellowFolder Different from an SIS (Student Information System)?

Posted by YellowFolder on Jun 1, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Schools must track hundreds, sometimes thousands, of students’ attendance, schedules, and reports. Doing all of this by pen and paper would lead to long hours for administration and take up most, if not all, of their time and energy. Thankfully, there are systems that help keep all this information in one designated location.

These systems offer manual updates, file storage, and easy retrieval. There are several systems available for schools to use, and each one provides different and similar tools. Student information systems keep track of all student information, but what about records pertaining to teachers and administration?

Wouldn’t it be great to have all this information in one system? With YellowFolder you can!

Here is what you need to know about each system and what makes YellowFolder unique.

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Topics: HR, School Records, Admin, Special Education

Document Management Software for the Education Industry

Posted by YellowFolder on May 15, 2018 12:00:00 PM

What is document management software and why is it so important in the education industry?

To put it in the simplest terms, document management software is basically a locked, online filing cabinet. You can replace your old, rusty filing cabinets with a virtual one that doesn’t take up any physical space. If that doesn’t have you sold, the fact the software tracks, organizes and secures your documents might.

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Topics: HR, Cyber Security, Compliance, School Records, Admin, Special Education