Paperless Nation

Paperless Nation Engineers: Making Districts Happier Across the Country

Posted by YellowFolder on Apr 5, 2019 3:16:09 PM


If you’re thinking about going paperless, you might be considering using YellowFolder as your electronic record management system. To help make the transition to paperless filing as smooth as possible, our Paperless Nation Engineers guide you through the process step-by-step.

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Topics: HR, School Records, Admin, Special Education

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

7 Things to Know About K-12 Electronic Record Management

Posted by YellowFolder on Feb 10, 2019 3:41:48 PM

Keeping records can be time-consuming work, especially when you have students graduating or moving from grade to grade. Files can get lost or damaged from constant use, but with a K-12 electronic record management system, you can avoid the hassle.

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Topics: Insider, School Records, 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's the Penalty for Non-Compliance in K-12 Records Management?

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

The importance of K-12 records management has increased in  importance over the past 75 years. In 1974, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act was put into place by the United States government to address the growing need of governance over educational information and records for students.  As suggested by the name, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) gives clear requirements that only parents may have access to a “child's education records, an opportunity to seek to have the records amended, and some control over the disclosure of information from the records.”  Once the student is 18 years of age, he or she is expected to handle the burden of their own educational rights and privacy.

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Topics: Compliance, School Records, 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

5 Things You Need to Know About FERPA

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

The following 5 things you need to know about FERPA. The more you know about FERPA as an administrator of a school, the easier it will be to follow the requirements.

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Topics: HR, Compliance, Special Education

Is Electronic Record Management (YellowFolder) Right for My School District?

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

With all the buzz floating around K-12 electronic record management, you may be asking yourself if the move to digital is right for your district. YellowFolder aims to answer that question by offering a comprehensive solution to the digitization and maintenance of district records.

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