Administrative/Business Tools


Harris School Solutions Adds Payment Portal for Parents

Harris School Solutions has integrated an online payment portal for parents, eSchoolPayments, into its Activities Account Web platform for managing school funds and transactions.

Adobe Looks To Cut Paper Processes with Document Cloud and New Touch Enabled Acrobat DC

Adobe is gearing up to release a major revision of its PDF tool for desktop and mobile, Acrobat, and to launch a new service called the Adobe Document Cloud, which will provide document management, control and electronic signing capabilities.

Gartner: Student Success Biggest Driver of Education IT

Student success and the reinvention of academic credits top the list of business trends that are currently influencing education, according to a recent report from Gartner.

Permission Click Launches Free Online Permission Slip and Payment Tool

Permission Click has launched a free online platform that allows teachers to create digital permission slips to send to parents.

Kansas Districts Unify Student, Business Administrative Systems

Two rural Kansas school districts chose the Skyward School Management System as they transition from antiquated administrative processes to one that is easier, cheaper and more efficient.

Twin Cities School District Consolidates Administrative Functions

Taking advantage of Infinite Campus SIS, Shakopee Public Schools now has a single system for all student information, finance, human resources, payroll and business functions.

Houston District Updates Financial Management System

Galena Park Independent School District will replace its current system with one made by Prologic Technology Systems.

Charleston District To Update Employee Payroll, Attendance Processes

The Charleston County (SC) School District selected Kronos Inc.'s cloud-based systems to keep track of employee payroll and attendance.

Lower Fuel Prices Could Mean K-12 Tech Windfall

One investment firm estimates that schools will experience a $2 billion savings in lower fuel prices for the current fiscal year and could likely spend this "found money" on technology and consumables such as digital content. However, what could turn out to be a boon for some states could have detrimental effects on other states.

New York Charter School Implements Consolidated SIS and Financials

Renaissance Charter High School for Innovation in New York City has replaced its home-grown information system with a consolidated student information and financial system.

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