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Administrative/Business Tools


Des Moines Public Schools Adopts Web-Based Workforce Management Tool

The largest school district in Iowa is shifting from a "1985-era system" to manage time and attendance to a Web-based application.

Making the CFO Your BFF

Forging a connection between technology and financial leaders is key to any digital transformation.

Facing Down Catastrophe: Disaster Planning for Schools

Joe Annibale, superintendent of Union Beach School District, remembers getting the call one Monday night last October. The custodians reported to him that the lone school in the district was taking on water. And not just water: Hurricane Sandy had engulfed this community of 6,245 people with a slushy cocktail of street runoff, sewage, and salt water, like a scene "out of the Titanic."

Chicago Public Schools and City Colleges of Chicago Join Electronic Transcript Exchange

Chicago Public Schools and City Colleges of Chicago have decided to transition from traditional paper transcript exchanges to electronic transcript exchange services.

Rochester District Shifts to Third-Party Provider for PeopleSoft Support

Rochester City School District has gone public with its move away from Oracle and to Rimini Street for annual maintenance of its PeopleSoft applications.

Frontline Adds New Reporting Features to Aesop Substitute Placement System

In preparation for the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act on January 1, 2014, Frontline Technologies has added some new features to Aesop, its automated substitute placement and absence management system.

Pearson Partners with CompuClaim School-Based Medicaid Billing Solution Provider

CompuClaim, a provider of school-based Medicaid billing solutions, has joined the Independent Software Vendor program of Pearson's K-12 Technology group.

What Race to the Top's School Leadership Evaluations Really Look Like

If you thought teacher evaluations were a challenge, welcome to the new federal requirements for evaluating principals and superintendents.

OpenERP 7.0 Adds Google Docs Integration, Customer Portal

OpenERP has released version 7.0 of its open source enterprise resource planning system, OpenERP. The new version incorporates a range of new modules, collaborative messaging, and integration with Google Docs, among other new features.

Pennsylvania Districts Choose Skyward Finance/HR Suite

Three school districts in a Pennsylvania county have decided to adopt a business software suite from Skyward.

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