School Systems Blog
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.
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Tennessee Issues Credentials to Pearson’s Industry-Leading Student Information System for Secure Data Exchange
Today Pearson announced that the State of Tennessee issued shared staging credentials for PowerSchool to implement the new Ed-Fi state reporting model. The Tennessee Department of Education is implementing the model as part of the Ed-Fi initiative to enable educators to have easy access to comprehensive student-level data that allows them to continually measure progress and develop action plans. The Ed-Fi Data Standard serves as the foundation for enabling interoperability among secure education data systems designed to improve student achievement and teacher …
Recognized for Exemplary Work Collaborating With Pearson PowerSchool to Develop and Implement API Tools
Today Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, announced that InfoSnap, the leading provider of cloud-based registration management solutions, is the winner of its inaugural Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Integration Excellence Award. Chosen from the more than 100 technology companies in the PowerSchool ISV program, InfoSnap is honored for its exemplary work collaborating with Pearson to develop application programming interface (API) tools for integrating its student information system, PowerSchool, with other software applications, creating cost-effective and efficient approaches for school …
RE: Arizona Education Data Standards (AzEDS)
Dear AZ PowerSchool Customers,
This is an important message about PowerSchool state reports, in response to a recent communication about AzEDS.
We would like to provide our PowerSchool customers with an update regarding Pearson’s efforts to support the new AzEDS state reporting model that ADE is implementing.
AzEDS sent a communication titled ‘SIS Vendor AzEDS Certification Status’ to superintendents and business managers of Arizona PowerSchool districts this week notifying them that PowerSchool had not met the January 15, 2015 deadline to complete the AzEDS certification process.
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InfoSnap’s Integration with Pearson’s PowerSchool API Provides Bedford County Public Schools with the Most Advanced Data Delivery Capabilities
New Case Study from InfoSnap, a PowerSchool ISV Partner:
Bedford County Public Schools (VA), a Pearson PowerSchool user, is comprised of 10,300 students. The sizable student population urged Bedford to achieve uniformity throughout the district for capturing and managing student data in their student information system (SIS). Bedford selected InfoSnap, a Pearson ISV partner, to transform the district’s business process by streamlining the workflow for processing student enrollment and registration. Bedford recently implemented the PowerSchool API, integrated with InfoSnap, providing an optimal experience for this district to obtain, consume, and react …