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infosnap Launches Online School Choice/Lottery for Public School Districts

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the expansion of school choice and open enrollment programs nationwide, infosnap has introduced an online school choice application and lottery management solution to help public school districts manage the complex process of student applications, seat assignments and enrollment.

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"Running a successful lottery is a complicated project that requires logic development, communication tools and transparent reporting," said infosnap CEO Lou Trotter. "Mastering this process is a critical function of the evolving enrollment management infrastructure."

The cloud-based solution from infosnap provides an online application, complex lottery logic based on a district's policies, efficient communication tools for administrators and families and a transparent reporting system to ensure the fair and secure seat assignment and waitlist management of students.

In early 2013, Savannah-Chatham County Public School System implemented a customized online application and lottery system constructed by infosnap to help manage student seating for its growing Pre-K program, offered to approximately 1,300 students across 31 schools.

"Thanks to infosnap's project plan, their professionalism and their responsiveness, and thanks to a lot of hard work on everyone's part, we were able to implement and launch the Savannah-Chatham Pre-K online lottery on time and on budget..." said Sabrina Riley, Project Manager with Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools.

"School choice has been welcomed by hundreds of thousands of students and their parents across the country.  At the same time, the process of application, selection and assignment produces emotion and anxiety for the families," added Trotter.  "Public school districts must be able to assure those families that they are managing the process in the most equitable, secure and professional manner possible."

About infosnap

infosnap, inc. is the leading provider of cloud-based enrollment management systems, including online application, admissions, school choice/lottery, student enrollment and registration, and staff registration, designed specifically for Pre K-12 schools. infosnap solutions provide: (i) secure, customized online forms based on your existing business process; (ii) powerful administrative portals for the review, editing and managing of data (iii) and data integration to your student information system (SIS). infosnap was founded in 2000 and serves a growing client base of 600+ Pre K-12 customers around the world. For more information, visit www.infosnap.com.

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