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  • PowerSchool and Canvas LMS Provide Digital Tools and Resources for K12 Teachers

    By: Terri Zezula | March, 2015 | 49 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, Classroom Resources, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom, Uncategorized

    Instructure announces integration between Canvas learning management system and PowerSchool. (Click here to read press release.)
    Instructure recently announced that their learning management system (LMS), Canvas, is now integrated with PowerSchool, enabling two-way integration between the PowerSchool SIS and Canvas LMS. Canvas is an easy-to-use, cloud-based LMS that connects all the digital tools and resources teachers use into one simple place.
    The two-way integration between the systems allows for schools to easily provision a Canvas account using the information they already have stored in PowerSchool. This new feature streamlines the process for making student information …

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  • PowerSchool ISV Partner, InfoSnap, Provides Critical Solutions for K12 Schools

    By: Terri Zezula | March, 2015 | 43 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, Classroom Resources, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom, Uncategorized

    Integration between PowerSchool and InfoSnap provides online registration solution for schools in North Carolina and Maryland.  (Click here to read press release)
    In North Carolina, where PowerSchool supports schools as the state-wide student information system (SIS), Wilkes County School District just selected InfoSnap for an Online Student Registration solution that integrates with PowerSchool. Queen Anne’s County in Maryland also selected InfoSnap’s Student Registration solution, with real-time data delivery to PowerSchool.
    The online solution from InfoSnap will provide families with an efficient method for enrolling and registering their child/children at their own convenience. Families who …

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  • Let’s Talk Facts About PowerSchool

    By: Terri Zezula | March, 2015 | 1,809 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    New Technologies, Robust Product Roadmap – PowerSchool is STILL the Best Choice for K12 Schools
    Recently, Pearson announced that it intends to explore options for a sale of its SIS business, which includes PowerSchool. Unfortunately, but perhaps predictably, some of our competitors are using this announcement as an opportunity to make false statements about PowerSchool. So, we want to dispel any rumors and give you the facts!
    Fact #1 – PowerSchool is the clear market leader…more customers choose PowerSchool than any SIS competitor, by a wide margin. PowerSchool has a 99% retention rate, a …

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  • Pearson’s PowerSchool Achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized Status

    By: Terri Zezula | March, 2015 | 130 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    Student Information System’s Improved Speed and Reliability for Everyday Processes Can Benefit Thousands of School Districts
    New York (PRWEB) March 03, 2015
    Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, announced today that as the result of rigorous testing, its PowerSchool 8.1 student information system (SIS) achieved Oracle Exadata Optimized status, allowing it to rapidly build and deliver faster, more reliable applications.
    Oracle Exastack is an Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) program that provides Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and other OPN members with a complete, scalable, integrated and high-performance infrastructure for their on-premise, cloud-based and hybrid environments. …

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  • A New Chapter for PowerSchool!

    By: Terri Zezula | February, 2015 | 1,899 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    Today, as part of Pearson’s annual results, Pearson is announcing the decision to explore sale options for our Student Information Systems (SIS) businesses, which include PowerSchool®, PowerSchool SMS, Gradespeed, and eSIS Forms.
    The Student Information Systems (SIS) businesses focus on administrative workflow and student data. Although these businesses won’t be a priority for Pearson’s future investment, SIS businesses remain essential to the continued improvement of student educational opportunities. Accurate data maintenance enables schools to make critical decisions that impact student performance and creates better conditions for achievement to be possible.
    We have …

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