Administrative/Business Tools

Classroom Walkthrough 3.0 Expands Reporting Capabilities

Teachscape has launched the new version of its instructional enhancement technology Classroom Walkthrough. Through brief classroom visits, CWT allows instructional leaders to obtain an overview of the teaching and learning process and to track instructional data as it relates to student performance.

Vernier Expands Science Equipment, Software Lineup

At the FETC 2009 conference in Orlando, FL, Vernier Software & Technology announced an expanded lineup of scientific measurement equipment, along with a new Web-based software package for managing lab-based projects.

eInstruction Debuts DualBoard, Mobi System, Workspace 8.0

Education technology developer eInstruction has introduced a new slate of interactive tools for use in classroom instruction, including new hardware devices and an update to the company's Interwrite Workspace software. The new lineup debuted at the FETC 2009 conference going on in Orlando, FL this week.

5 Georgia Districts Deploying Web-based Student Information Systems

Five Georgia school systems have signed on to deploy the Education Management student information system from Tyler Technologies.

Georgia District Deploys Unitrends To Protect Data

Griffin-Spalding County Schools has installed the Unitrends Rapid Recovery System to provide hardware protection and data backup and recovery in the event of a disaster. The suburban district, located 40 miles south of Atlanta, comprises 21 schools teaching grades K through 12.

New York City Schools Signs 5-Year Special Ed Contract

New York City Schools has signed a five-year, $54.9 million contract with government services provider Maximus. Under the agreement, Maximus will provide the district its TIENET special education case management system, allowing teachers to prepare Individual Education Programs (IEPs) online.

Infinite Campus Integrates Emergency Notification with SIS

Infinite Campus has announced a new version of its student information system, District Edition 2009.2, which integrates emergency notification.

San Diego USD Deploys VersaTrans for Student Transportation Management

San Diego Unified School District has recently deployed Tyler Technologies' VersaTrans software in an effort to manage the daily transportation of more than 21,000 K-12 students.

Georgia Puts Educator Certification Assessment Results Online

The Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) has partnered with Pearson to provide online access to the annual Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators (GACE) test results report. The new offering is aimed at providing information and analytics to administrators of teacher preparation programs.

ePals, Privacy Networks Partner for School E-Mail Management

ePals has announced a partnership with Privacy Networks aimed at providing a searchable e-mail archiving solution to K-12 institutions using the ePals SchoolMail platform.