STLtoday.com reports that St. Louis area schools are increasingly using technology that allows administrators to reach thousands of parents by phone in minutes--marking the end of calling trees and notes home as the lifeblood of school communications. Now, all an official has to do is record a voice message and click a button, and that message will be broadcast to thousands of parents simultaneously. If they so desire, administrators can even send text messages. This new technology has two major applications: the emergency notification and alerting parents to important events, such as report cards are being sent home or...

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