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Administrative/Business Tools


How Little Data Breaches Cause Big Problems For Schools

Strict state laws leave little room for error when it comes to securing student information. Fortunately, beefing up data security policies does more than safeguard students.

Software Maps the Way to True Data-Driven Decision-Making

Geovisual software can help district leaders make data-driven decisions about redistricting, attrition, and transportation.

Jupiter Ed Integrates SIS, LMS, Analytics in New Cloud-Based System

Jupiter Ed has launched Jupiter iO, a cloud solution that combines a student information system, learning management system, analytics, and gradebook for K-12 schools.

How to Find Money For Technology Purchases--This Year

As another academic year begins, familiar funding sources are offering new money, and new proposals hold out the promise of future funds.

Lucid's BuildingOS Unites Energy Data

Lucid is introducing BuildingOS, an "online operating system" for buildings. The new service can pull data from 150 meter types and building systems, including utility meters, building and lighting controls, sub-meters, onsite generation feeds, and plug loads meters.

45-School Kansas District Swaps Out SIS for Web-Based System

Shawnee Mission School District in Kansas is dropping its current student information system and moving to a Web-based platform.

Sublette County SD Adopts Integrated Business Software To Cut Costs

To cut costs and streamline its  financial and human resources activities, Sublette County School District #1, based in Pinedale, WY, will implement a software package that will consolidate operations into a single database.

Heartland Launches Mobile School Payment Apps

A company that provides payment systems for a number of segments, including K-12, recently released mobile apps specifically to allow families to manage their children's school financial accounts.

For Laptops and Tablets, Do You Even Need Insurance?

As they put more devices in the hands of younger students, districts are calculating whether the peace of mind that comes with insurance is worth the cost.

Forget ROI, Here's the 5-Step Tech Investment Plan Districts Should Be Using

When it comes to technology projects, the value of an investment should be defined by its educational return, not its financial return.

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