Category Archives: Data Management

How Case Management Technology Can Remove Barriers for Students

“Everything we do focuses on two things: building relationships and removing students’ barriers to success.”
Lauren Sly, Vice President of Programs, Communities in SchoolsGreater Tarrant County 

Communities In Schools (CIS) – Greater Tarrant County is responsible for a large student caseload: more than 4,200 cases a year, with more than 7,000 services logged each month. As you can imagine, with that busy caseload comes a lot of data that needs to be routinely collected, stored, and reported on throughout the year. read more

How to Score Better Student Outcomes – What’s Your Game Plan?

Right now, sports fans are missing the live and televised events that amp up our culture each spring. There are only so many sports reruns you can watch – and it isn’t quite the same as experiencing the thrill of the game in the moment. But, while we may be missing the sports that keep us entertained, there is a much larger competition going on that should be capturing more attention: international education achievement. read more

On Future-Shaping and Funding Impact – A Conversation with Social Solutions’ Darryl Byrd

We recently shared that seasoned community transformer and social impact strategist Darryl Byrd joined Social Solutions to lead our Impact Partners Program. But our announcement just scratched the surface of Darryl’s story and all the experience and vision he brings to our program which enables change-seekers to fund nonprofits’ access to real-time data and technology. Read on to get to know more about Darryl and his passion for helping people realize their dreams. read more

Head Start PIR Reporting with Apricot

Organizations that specialize in early education know the importance of providing young children and their families the tools they need for success. To provide these tools and support, fundraising and grants are often necessary. Agencies such as The Office of Head Start provide grants to organizations, like yours, to support the children and families in your community during these important developmental years.

The Office of Head Start encourages early school preparation and readiness for children ages newborn to five and their families by supporting children’s growth and development in a positive learning environment through the Head Start ProgramTo become a part of the Head Start Program and qualify for potential grant funding, organizations are required to submit a Program Information Report each year of implementation. 

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Data By Design: On the Fundamental and Profound Difference Between Output and Outcome

We’re excited to share that we are starting a new series on the blog. Our Data By Design series will include deep dives from our data team here at Social Solutions and a “behind the scenes” look at how we use data.

To kick off our Data By Design series, our Lead Data Scientist, Adriana Beal, is sharing the fundamental and profound difference between output and outcome.
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Apricot’s reporting platform allows you to create and share reports securely within the system. Reporting happens in real time so that you can monitor results and be responsive when it matters.

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