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  • A New Chapter for PowerSchool?

    By: Terri Zezula | February, 2015 | 311 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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  • PowerSchool Achieves Certification to Implement Tennessee’s Ed-Fi State Reporting Model

    By: Terri Zezula | February, 2015 | 26 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    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 …

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  • InfoSnap Honored as Inaugural PowerSchool Independent Software Vendor Excellence Award Winner

    By: Terri Zezula | January, 2015 | 693 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    Congratulations, InfoSnap!!
    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 …

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  • Letter to Arizona PowerSchool Users

    By: Terri Zezula | January, 2015 | 123 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    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.
    Not included as …

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  • InfoSnap’s Integration with Pearson’s PowerSchool API Provides Bedford County Public Schools with the Most Advanced Data Delivery Capabilities

    By: Terri Zezula | November, 2014 | 407 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Resources, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom

    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 …

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