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AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 1/2-1/6: Can In School Meditation Help Curb Youth Violence?
Happy New Year and for those of you who returned to school this week, welcome back! If you’re feeling stressed (despite the holiday break), you’re not alone. Some 46% of teachers say they feel high daily stress according to a new report. Looking for ways...
Accelify All-Star: Denise Solomon
Name: Denise Solomon Position: Speech Language Pathologist School/District: Jefferson Parish Public Schools # of Years Using Accelify: 1.5 years “I enjoy seeing students make progress and achieve their goals.  Accelify has given us a tool to have all of the documentation of therapy notes and...
AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 12/19-12/23: Too Many Students and Not Enough Time
The holiday season is upon us! As we in education prepare for winter break and the start of a new year, we look back at some of the most newsworthy events and topics of the year in our 2016 Education Year in Review. In this...
2016 Education Year in Review
It’s been a busy year in education. As 2017 draws near, we take a look back at some of the biggest stories and how they will impact the future of public education.   The Transition to Every Student Succeeds Act With the Every Student Succeeds...
AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 12/12-12/16: Schools With Police But No School Counselors
This week new research was released regarding the impact of early childhood education over time and how it can result in tremendous returns in terms of future earnings, health, IQ, and crime reduction. While these findings confirm the growing body of research on the value of high-quality...
Updates to OT and PT Procedure Codes
Effective January 1, 2017, Common Procedural Terminology (CPT) Codes for Occupational and Physical Therapy evaluations will be replaced by new codes that describe differences in the complexity of evaluations, ranging from low (straigthforward), to moderate (involved), to high (very complex) as detailed below. The new system...
ACCELIBEAT WEEKLY ROUND UP 12/5-12/9: PISA Finds US Students Still Below Average in Math
This week PISA results topped the news, with the triennial survey of 15-year-old students in OECD countries ranking the United States below average in math.  Despite this, a recent study reveals the rich-poor achievement gap may be narrowing.  In other news, the Obama administration releases its...
AcceliTRACK Version 3.3.0.1 Is Now Live!
We’re excited to announce the release of AcceliTRACK Version 3.3.0.1!  Continue below to preview system enhancements included with this version release   Drag and Drop Scheduler Now Defaults to Service Line Duration   Updates to the Drag and Drop Scheduler make scheduling services in AcceliTRACK easier than...
AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 11/28-12/2: 6 Potential Benefits of Bilingual Education
This week was a positive one for early education, with the U.S. Department of Education and Health and Human Services awarding over $247 million in Preschool Grants to 18 states. On a less positive note, while new research released reveals Latino families are seeking out...
#AccelifyGivesThanks Contest Winner Announced!
A big congrats to our #AccelifyGivesThanks iPad mini contest winner – Kelly O’Brian of Virginia Beach City Public Schools. Thanks for participating in the contest and for all that you do for your students. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to participate in future contests!