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Education Dive: Texting tool gives schools a platform to get parent feedback
Linda Jacobson @lrj417  October 17, 2018

Whether it’s parent-teacher conference time, a grading issue or a new school policy, word tends to get around among the families at a school. But administrators might not always hear what parents have to say — both positive and negative.

That’s the communication gap that a new online tool called “Possip” — short for positive gossip — is trying to address. The platform allows principals to send out weekly requests for feedback, just a short survey in the form of a text message.

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Hypepotamus: Possip Brings Positive Parental Gossip to Educators to Improve Schools
Muriel Vega, October 11, 2018

“We’ve never encountered a school that says that they don’t need a solution like this. There’s a clear sense of we need a better way to engage parents and to hear from parents”

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