Administrative/Business Tools


VA District Overhauls Administrative Systems

Fairfax County, VA, has selected a package of solutions provided by SAP to streamline the administrative responsibilities of its county government and public school system.

Colorado District Overhauls Administration with New ERP Deployment

Cherry Creek School District in Colorado is revamping its administrations and replacing legacy systems with new enterprise resource planning (ERP) tools for finance, purchasing, and human resources management.

St. Louis PS Deploys Online Systems for Community Education

St. Louis Public Schools in Missouri is rolling out new software tools to help bolster its community education program. The district is adding a registration and student assessment system to help track and share data and outcomes.

Wisconsin Launches e-Transcript Initiative

Wisconsin is launching an electronic transcript initiative that will allow high school and college students in the state to use Docufide, a secure transcript service, for a discount.

Partnership Looks To Integrate Student Response with Student Data Systems

Interactive response and assessment technology manufacturer Turning Technologies has announced it has formed a strategic partnership with information management systems provider Performance Matters, with the goal of integrating student response and SIS for information gathering in order to drive achievement.

Vantage Releases Fusion Data Management System

Vantage Learning has launched a new student data management tool called Vantage Fusion.

Alabama DOE Turns to Web-Based Enrollment and Scheduling for Online Learning

The Alabama Department of Education has announced a partnership with data management solution provider STI for a Web-based system to manage statewide scheduling and enrollment of its online learning program. Using STI's Information LIVE (Learning In a Virtual Environment) system, the state DOE will manage all student enrollment, as well as class and staff scheduling, for its entire ACCESS (Alabama Connecting Classrooms, Educators, and Students Statewide) Program.

SAP Offers Cross-Platform Solution for Public Budget Management

Business software maker SAP has introduced a new application that directly addresses the budget needs of public entities in the United States and Canada, including schools and districts.

School Loop Launches Open APIs for Web System

Education technology developer School Loop is rolling out open APIs called OpenLoop to help districts exchange data between School Loop subsystems.

Oregon's Largest District Overhauls Data Reporting

Portland Public Schools (PPS) of Portland, OR, has announced it will implement a new data quality improvement process using Certify K-12 data certification software. Manufactured by Wakefield, MA-based Certica Solutions, the software will help PPS more fully and accurately comply with the annual and intermittent data submission requirements of the Oregon Department of Education.

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