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Administrative/Business Tools


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.

Texas District To Deploy Tyler's MUNIS Financial Management Suite

Deer Park Independent School District in Texas has recently signed a deal with Tyler Technologies to deploy the company's financial management suite of products. Under the agreement, Tyler will provide the district with software licenses, professional services, system maintenance, and support.

Lightspeed, Eagle Integrate Student Information Management with School Network Security

Lightspeed Systems, which develops network security software for the education market, and Eagle Software, which develops Web-based administrative software for California schools, have integrated their products to enable schools to better monitor online user activity and support student safety measures. As a result, the Aeries Student Information System from Eagle Software features reports of students' Internet usage that are obtained from Total Traffic Control, Lightspeed's network security and monitoring solution.

Greendale SD Implements Web-based Formative Assessments District-wide

Greendale School District in Wisconsin is revamping its student data and testing systems with the deployment of Pearson Benchmark, a Web-based testing and reporting system designed to monitor student progress and provide analytics to help "manage and maximize student achievement."

Arizona District Revamps Financial Management System

Tyler Technologies has recently signed a contract with Peoria Unified School District in Arizona to implement its financial management solution. The contract--worth more than $1 million--includes licensing, professional services, and ongoing maintenance and support.

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