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School board adopts new program to streamline hiring substitutes

Posted on May 31, 2013
School board adopts new program to streamline hiring substitutes

To increase efficiency and accountability among staff requesting substitutes to fill their place during sick days, the Pine River-Backus School Board on Monday, May 20, agreed to begin using Aesop, an electronic system for managing placement of substitute teachers.

Elementary Principal Jackie Bruns said clerical staff in the elementary school sometimes face high stress and extremely late or early hours to find substitutes to fill in for absent teachers. Staff managing substitute placement have reported they can spend up to 14 hours in three days seeking substitutes to fill vacancies.

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Frontline Helps School Districts Address Affordable Care Act

Posted on February 6, 2013
Frontline Helps School Districts Address Affordable Care Act
In response to new federal healthcare regulations, Frontline Technologies recently launched several initiatives around the Aesop substitute placement and absence management system to help school districts track and determine eligibility for healthcare benefits.

New regulations under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) require employers, including school districts, to provide coverage to employees working an average of 30 or more hours a week or 130 or more hours a month.
 

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Aesop Chosen as District Admin Top 100 Product

Posted on December 1, 2012
Aesop Chosen as District Admin Top 100 Product
Frontline Technologies is pleased to announce that Aesop has been selected as a 2012 District Administration Readers' Choice Top 100 Product.

With more than 1,000 nominations this year, a new record, the winners were selected by the editors of District Administration and were based upon both the quantity of nominations and the quality of reader descriptions.

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300+ Districts Choose Aesop in 2012

Posted on November 13, 2012
300+ Districts Choose Aesop in 2012
In 2012, more than 300 school districts have selected Aesop for substitute placement and absence management, reinforcing Aesop's position as the most widely-used automated sub-calling system in the nation.

Virginia Beach City Public School District, the 33rd largest school district in the country, switched to Aesop this year, as well as Austin Independent School District, the 35th largest district - both from CRS Subfinder.

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Aesop Passes Customer Milestone

Posted on June 11, 2012
Aesop Passes Customer Milestone
Frontline Technologies recently welcomed the 3000th Aesop customer, reinforcing Aesop's position as the leader in automated substitute placement and absence management, with more districts using the system than all similar systems combined.

Districts to choose automation with Aesop within the last year include Juneau Borough School District in Alaska, Sumner County Schools in Tennessee and Milwaukee Public Schools in Wisconsin.

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Aesop Gets a New Look For Substitute Teachers

Posted on May 8, 2012
Aesop Gets a New Look For Substitute Teachers
On Tuesday, Frontline began rolling out a brand new look for Aesop for substitute teachers.

To continue to make Aesop simple and easy-to-use, Frontline Technologies has begun a long-term initiative to rebuild the Aesop platform, beginning with the substitute teacher portal. The new look is specially designed with substitutes' needs in mind, making it as simple as possible for them to find available jobs, view their schedules, create non-work days, and perform other important tasks.

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Three Large Districts Choose Aesop

Posted on October 6, 2011
Three Large Districts Choose Aesop
In just the last few months, Frontline Technologies was pleased to welcome Baltimore City Public Schools, Milwaukee Public Schools, and Portland Public Schools to the Aesop family. 

In July, Portland Public Schools, the largest school district in Oregon, switched to Aesop from the SmartFindExpress® sub-calling system from eSchool Solutions®. The upgrade from eSchool's SEMS product to SmartFindExpress resulted in technical issues for Portland, leading the district to search for a more efficient solution. Portland will now benefit from Aesop's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, with no hardware, software or phone lines to install or maintain at the district.

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Aesop Launches Mobile Website

Posted on May 26, 2011
Aesop Launches Mobile Website
With more and more district personnel using smartphones and other mobile devices every day, the makers of Aesop are pleased to offer a mobile-optimized website for Aesop.

Aesop Administrators, Organization (central office) Users, and Campus Users (school principals and secretaries) can access key functions of Aesop from the convenience of any device that can access the internet, including smartphones, iPads and more.

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Washington District Switches to Aesop

Posted on May 4, 2011
Washington District Switches to Aesop
Northshore School District, in Bothell, Wash., is switching to Aesop for automated substitute placement and absence management.

The district previously used a sub-calling box provided by eSchool Solutions, but decided to transfer their more than 1,500 employees to Aesop, the leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of substitute placement and absence management solutions.

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Frontline Releases Time and Attendance System, VeriTime

Posted on February 16, 2011
Frontline Releases Time and Attendance System, VeriTime
Frontline Technologies, the creator of Aesop, is pleased to announce a new time and attendance product, VeriTime.

VeriTime is a web-based time and attendance system built specifically for the complex needs of K-12. Together with Aesop, VeriTime offers a complete attendance management solution: Aesop tracks time absent, while VeriTime tracks actual time worked.

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