Stakeholder Engagement for Common Enrollment Systems

March 2014

How can school system leaders effectively engage stakeholders when designing and implementing their common enrollment systems? How do they address stakeholder concerns while avoiding conflict? This issue brief looks at the experiences of leaders in two pioneering cities—New Orleans and Denver—and the stakeholder pol­itics they encountered as they set up their new enrollment systems This is one of a series of issue briefs studying the policies surrounding design and implementation of common enrollment systems.