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Your source for private school best practices, how-tos and industry insight! Our writers include Blackbaud school experts, your school peers, and industry consultants.

  • What is the difference between cash and accrual accounting?

    What is the difference between cash and accrual accounting?

    Learn which accounting methodology is best for schools and how they are handled in Blackbaud Tuition Management.

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  • Keeping Students Safe with Bark

    Keeping Students Safe with Bark

    Learn how Bark for Schools can help keep kids safe by monitoring Google Suite and Microsoft Office 365 accounts.

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  • Learn monumentally more at UC19, July 9-11 in Washington, D.C. #bbk12uc

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  • What's more important—website aesthetics or functionality?

    What's more important—website aesthetics or functionality?

    Learn how to balance aesthetic design and website functionality to create a school website that users love.

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  • What is the difference between Grade Book and Grading?

    What is the difference between Grade Book and Grading?

    Learn how our Grade Book and Grading modules work together to create a smooth grading process for teachers and administrators.

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  • The Path to Competency-Based Education

    The Path to Competency-Based Education

    Dr. Caroline Kill discusses the importance of competency-based education and the challenges K–12 schools face adopting it.

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  • 7 Ways Faculty Can Support their School's Social Media

    7 Ways Faculty Can Support their School's Social Media

    Attention teachers: marketing needs your help! Support your school's social media account with these simple tips.

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  • 5 Ways Schools Can Keep Students Safer Online

    5 Ways Schools Can Keep Students Safer Online

    In recognition of Safer Internet Day, Titania Jordan of Bark shares her expertise for how schools can help keep kids safer online.

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  • New Data Imports Quicken the Data Refresh Process

    New Data Imports Quicken the Data Refresh Process

    Learn how four new data imports are streamlining the data refresh process.

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  • Why Competency-Based Education?

    Why Competency-Based Education?

    Learn how competency-based education provides a meaningful approach to learning that prepares students for the demands of today's digital workplace.

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  • Addition by Subtraction with School Website URL Enhancement

    Addition by Subtraction with School Website URL Enhancement

    Learn how the removal of /page from Blackbaud School Website System URLs will help SEO, and see what school website admins can do to ease the transition.

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  • The State of Blackbaud K-12 in 2019 with Travis Warren #Podcast

    The State of Blackbaud K-12 in 2019 with Travis Warren #Podcast

    Listen to Travis Warren discuss the evolution of Blackbaud K–12 and the group's vision for 2019.

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  • What are the best practices for Tuition pages?

    What are the best practices for Tuition pages?

    Learn how to optimize the Tuition page for prospective parents and search engines alike.

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  • Six Storytelling Strategies for Your School Website Homepage

    Six Storytelling Strategies for Your School Website Homepage

    The website homepage is your school's front door for prospective families—these tips will help ensure you have a firm welcoming strategy behind it.

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  • School Security & Crisis Communication 101 Webinar

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  • Admissions Teams Win with Online Committee Review

    Admissions Teams Win with Online Committee Review

    Learn how online Committee Review in Blackbaud Enrollment Management System helps K-12 admissions teams consolidate candidate feedback and reduce tedious admin tasks.

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  • Top Private School Website Design Trends for 2019

    Top Private School Website Design Trends for 2019

    Get inspired for your school's next website redesign with these eye-catching trends for 2019 curated by Blackbaud K-12 designer Corwin Bermudez.

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  • Core Updates to Blackbaud's Education Management Solutions

    Core Updates to Blackbaud's Education Management Solutions

    Learn about the time-saving and ease-of-use enhancements made to the People Finder and User List features within the core functionality of Blackbaud's education management solutions.

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  • Planning for the Blackbaud K-12 User Conference #Podcast

    Planning for the Blackbaud K-12 User Conference #Podcast

    Get ready for UC19 in Washington, D.C. with advice from experienced conference attendees and D.C. residents.

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  • How do I create content cards for my school's website?

    How do I create content cards for my school's website?

    Learn how page managers in Blackbaud School Website System can easily create their own content cards.

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  • Introducing The Cloud Solution for K–12 Schools

    Introducing The Cloud Solution for K–12 Schools

    Learn why Blackbaud K–12 is changing the names of our education management, tuition, and financial aid solutions.

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  • Now Offering: Retainer Services for School Websites

    Now Offering: Retainer Services for School Websites

    Could your school benefit from assistance with website upkeep? Learn about the new retainer services offering from Blackbaud K–12's Professional Services Team here.

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