Student success

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Kronos for K-12 Education

At Kronos we believe that every employee plays a role in student achievement. It is our mission to provide school districts with the tools they need to effectively manage every facet of their workforce. With a dedicated team focused on the K-12 market, our customer’s experience a sense of partnership and collaboration when it comes to planning and budgeting their labor for the future.


The Kronos for K-12 solution creates time and attendance efficiencies so there’s less time spent on administrative processes and more time spent on academics and programs.

  • Simplify Extra Duty Time
    “Our Kronos solution captures extra duty at the department and campus levels. With the increased visibility allowing consistency and closer scrutiny, we have seen an almost 40 percent reduction in supplemental pay costs over three years.”
    –David Mouton, Kronos Systems Manager, Garland Independent School District
  • Minimize Compliance Risk
    “Our Kronos solution has enabled us to better comply with FLSA for our non-exempt employees … FLSA compliance is price-less because it can save potential lawsuits.”
    –Jesse Reid, Payroll Manager, Wicomico Public Schools
  • Improve Visibility Into Sub Time
    “A lot of times, they [substitute teachers] were getting paid for full days when they really only worked a half day. I think it opened our eyes up as an organization as to how much we were overpaying them.”
    –Stuart Quackenbush, Programmer, North Kansas City School District
  • Make Data Driven Decisions
    “With visibility into our labor data, we can now spot trends such as absenteeism and tardiness. Kronos gives us the tools to run reports and analyze patterns before they become an issue.”
    –Craig Kanaday, Principal, Mortimer Jordan High School, Jefferson County Schools

By continuously working with our K-12 clients to understand their best practices we are bringing new ideas to existing customers and a better implementation experience to new customers. Our implementation methodology was created to be delivered rapidly and by K-12 experts with the uniqueness of school districts in mind. Our promise is to never stop looking for ways to improve our solution for schools.

  • Washington County Public Schools (Virginia) Case Study (pdf)

    Learn how Washington County Schools manages multiple pay rules for a diverse workforce that includes teachers and about their positive experience with Kronos Services.

  • Seven Little-Known Ways a Workforce Management System Can Benefit Schools

    Saving time, improving efficiency, and ensuring compliance with labor laws are all common benefits of an automated workforce management solution. But did you know the right solution, when used by savvy K-12 leaders, also can save schools money and improve student outcomes?

  • Where Does the Money Go?

    Where Does the Money Go? Survey shows state and local governments and K-12 districts need help to improve the tracking of labor costs to grants and projects.

  • The Bottom Line: K-12 and the Affordable Care Act

    Do you know what impact the ACA will have on your school district? Don’t wait until it’s too late to put a plan in place. This Center for Digital Education issue brief interprets the results of their recent survey of education leaders on their preparedness to handle ACA employee benefits requirements. It also explores technology solutions designed to manage these new requirements more cost-effectively and to avoid costly errors due to outdated, inaccurate employee time-tracking methods.

  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Case Study

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) provides academic instruction, rigor, and support to more than 143,000 students in grades K-12 at 159 schools throughout the cities and towns of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Located in the Charlotte region, the school system is one of the top 25 school districts in the country and includes a diverse mix of students from 160 countries and various cultural and ethnic backgrounds. CMS is one of the largest employers in the county, with approximately 19,000 teachers, support staff, and administrators, who include a mix of salaried and hourly employees. It is known for hiring quality teachers at low-performing schools to help keep students engaged in learning.

  • A Fresh Look at Attendance Tracking in K-12 Education

    A new survey finds outdated time and attendance systems are widespread among school districts. This issue brief will investigate these challenges and highlight the ways in which modern, automated tracking systems can capture and deliver more accurate information about planned and unplanned absences. Better data means that school districts can have increased visibility into human capital management — which translates to major cost savings and optimized operations.

    This issue brief will investigate these challenges and highlight the ways in which modern, automated tracking systems can capture and deliver more accurate information about planned and unplanned absences. Better data means that school districts can have increased visibility into human capital management — which translates to major cost savings and optimized operations.

     

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