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Administrative/Business Tools


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.

Idaho District Automates Timekeeping for Employees

Idaho's Meridian Joint School District (JSD) No. 2 has a new, automated way to track time and attendance for its more than 3,000 district employees.

Archdiocese of New York Schools Sign with Smart Tuition

The Archdiocese of New York Catholic School System is continuing with its regionalization program after selecting a single vendor for tuition management.

24-District Utah Consortium Shifts to Commercial Fiscal Management Suite

A consortium of school districts in Utah will be adopting Alio, a set of financial and human resources applications from IT services firm Weidenhammer. The consortium, which consists of 24 school districts, formed to do a group purchase after the state announced it would no longer develop or support the free fiscal management software in use by those districts after Dec. 31, 2012.

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