6/13/2013

A recent incident in which some parents in a Wisconsin district were not notified when their children's school went into lockdown has cast a spotlight on parent notification systems in the state. Districts use various services and systems, with the most popular platform reportedly being SchoolMessenger -- which provides the capability to send text-message alerts at a cost of between $1 and $4 per student, per year. Texting, believed to be the fastest way to reach parents, is not yet in widespread use in Wisconsin schools.

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