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2017 Year In Review: Happy Holidays!

From all of us here at Harris School Solutions, we want to wish all of our clients and friends a wonderful holiday season and a very happy new year!

Our blog will return first thing in 2018 with brand new articles filled with tons of best practices, helpful insights, and innovative ideas to help you have a great second half of your school year.

In the meantime, now is your chance to catch up on what you missed during 2017!

Below, you can browse our 2017 articles by category.

School Financial Management Articles


How to Choose the Best School Payroll Time Clock for Compliance and State Reporting

How to Improve Financial Reporting Transparency to Earn Your School Board’s Trust

Smarter Charter: 5 Tips for Charter School Financial Compliance


5 Communication Tips for School CFO Budgeting Success

Procurement and Budgeting: How School Administrators Can Save Money

How to Get Better Responses to Your School’s RFPs

Beyond the Numbers: 3-Step Plan for Today’s School Business Official


What is ERP Software? (And Why Your School Needs It)

11 Tips for a Smooth K-12 ERP Software Implementation


Student Information Articles

Professional Development

5 Keys for More-Effective Classroom Walkthroughs

How to Improve Differentiated Instruction Using Classroom Walkthroughs

How Many Classroom Observations Are Too Many?

6 Essential Components of Teacher Peer Coaching

McREL’s 3 Imperatives for Quality Teaching and Learning


Could Your SIS be the Solution for Chronic Absenteeism?


3 CTE Steps to Take Advantage of Already-Available Jobs

4 Ways to Help CTE Students Achieve Long-Term Success

Why College-Bound Students Should Take CTE Courses


9 Ways Small Schools Can Save Money on SIS Software

How to Choose the Best EdTech Tools

Is Virtual Reality the Next Frontier of Classroom Learning?


14 Quick SAT/ACT Test-Prep Tips for Teacher Effectiveness


School Nutrition Articles


5 School Nutrition Personality Types (and How to Manage Them)

Menu Planning: Practical Ways to Get and Act On Feedback

How to Overcome 3 School-Lunch Accounting Challenges

Is Your School Lunch Program Missing Out on Reimbursement Money?

Promoting Your School Nutrition Program: How to Leverage Already-Available Resources

Faster Lines

3 Ways to Prevent Repeated Lunch-Line Slow-Downs

5 Signs Your School Nutrition P.O.S. Hardware Is Too Old

Social Media (Series)

School Lunch and Social Media: Part 1 — Is It Right for YOUR Program?

School Lunch and Social Media: Part 2 — Choosing a Channel

School Lunch and Social Media: Part 3 — What to Post

School Lunch and Social Media: Part 4 — Setting Up Your Accounts


QUIZ: Which School Lunch Meal Are You?

QUIZ: National School Lunch Week 2017 Fast Facts

(Infographic) Timeline of School Nutrition in America


8 Tips to Keep Your School’s Data Secure

How to Assess School Software: Flash vs. Substance

5 Traits to Look for in a School Software Company’s Support Service