eChalk Connection

Mar 25, 2019
Does Your School Website Need Third-Party Software For Accessibility?

Many districts are turning to third-party website accessibility providers to bring their sites into compliance with ADA and Section 508 standards. What do these add-on solutions actually do? And do you really need a third-party accessibility tool on top of your school website CMS? 

Mar 12, 2019
School Website Accessibility OCR Complaints Continue to Rise

Office of Civil Rights (OCR) complaints related to website accessibility were up 200% in 2018, and show no signs of slowing down. Is your school or district safe from a website accessibility lawsuit? Here's what you should know. 

Feb 14, 2019
Is the School Emergency Alert Market Ripe for Disruption?

Robocalling has been the king of the school emergency alert world since the 1990s. Are newer mobile notification systems poised to take over as the go-to solution for school alerts and reminders? 

Feb 01, 2019
Yes, Your School Website Still Matters—A Lot.  Here's Why. 

How much does your school website still matter in an age of social media and instant notifications? More than you may think! An up-to-date school website is still the heart of a comprehensive school communication plan.

Nov 26, 2018
The Google-ization of the Classroom

Over the last 20 months, Google's dominance in K-12 classrooms has only grown—the five top digital tools used in the classroom are all Google products. But Google has largely gone silent about their spectacular growth. What gives?

Nov 16, 2018
Students for Sale: The Hidden Price of Free Software

Advertising is a fact of life in modern society, but schools—and education technology companies—should be very careful about they types and quantity of ads students are exposed to while engaged in educational activities.