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Administrative/Business Tools


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.

GradeCam Converts Cameras into Test Scanners

GradeCam has released a software tool that allows Webcams and other types of cameras to be used to scan multiple choice tests and collect data to be used to aid instruction.

Boarding School Chooses ImageNow To Digitize Documents

Phillips Academy in Massachusetts has chosen Perceptive Software's ImageNow enterprise document management and imaging application to bring its extensive filing archive into the 21st century.

CDW-G Launches Tools To Assess Virtualization Needs

Is your data center ripe for virtualization? New assessment services from CDW Government (CDW-G) have been launched to help answer just that question.

Database Publisher To Launch Comprehensive Metadata Resource

Seeking to give libraries and their patrons the ultimate launching pad for online research, EBSCO has announced its plan to create the Discovery Service, a library search engine.

Horizon Intros Food Service Management System for Smaller Districts

Horizon Software International has announced the release of KidServe, a complete food service management application aimed specifically at districts with between one and eight schools. The point of sale (POS) software manages all aspects of school food service, including inventory management, cost management, personnel, ordering, menus, and a diverse array of payment plan options.