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Data/Document Management


Desire2Learn Rolls Out New Learning Environment, Repository, ePortfolio

Desire2Learn has released new versions of its Learning Environment, Learning Repository, and ePortfolio software, as well as Desire2Learn 2GO, a new mobile application for Blackberry.

Michigan Expands Adoption of Online Transcripts

Four Michigan public universities have joined the ConnectEDU network. According to the company, 40 percent of college- bound seniors and 14 of the 15 public universities in the state are providing Connect, which puts high school students and their families in touch with college admissions offices and helps school counselors manage and track the application process for their students.

Pearson Completes National Transcript Center Acquisition

Pearson this week completed the acquisition of the National Transcript Center, the developer of an electronic transcript exchange system for K-12 and post-secondary institutions.

70 Virginia School Districts Upgrade Student Data Reporting Systems

As data on student and teacher performance becomes ever more integral to both school administration and standards compliance, schools often find themselves in need of increasingly sophisticated data gathering and reporting methods. In Virginia, this has led 70 school districts to upgrade from an earlier SASI student information system to the newer, Web-based platform PowerSchool Premier.

Sun VirtualBox 2.2 Adds Open Virtualization Format Support

Sun Microsystems has released VirtualBox 2.2, an update to the company's free and open source desktop virtualization solution. The new release includes a number of performance and feature enhancements, as well as support for the Open Virtualization Format (OVF) specification.

South Dakota District To Deploy Classroom Management Suite

Yankton School District in South Dakota is deploying a new student information system and classroom management suite. The district signed on recently with Pearson to deploy PowerSchool Premier and PowerTeacher.

Oklahoma District Adopts Online Student Information System

Norman Public Schools in Oklahoma is deploying a new Web-based student information system district-wide. According to the district, the move is designed to provide real-time communications to parents about their children's performance and to help the district evaluate assessment data.

California District Chooses Software To Help Comply with State Reporting Requirements

Berkeley Unified School District in Northern California has chosen Certica Solutions' K-12 data reporting software Certify to help record and verify data in order to comply with California's extensive and demanding requirements for gathering and submitting student, teacher and school evaluation data several times each year.

Indiana District Moves to Online Student Data System

Indiana's Franklin Township Community School Corp. is overhauling its student information system in order to address new demands brought on by growth.

Kansas District Uses Statistical Data To Improve Standardized Test Scores

Blue Valley School District of Johnson County, KS is successfully using statistical analysis software to foster dramatic improvements in student standardized test scores from the diagnostics at the beginning of the school year to the state exams at the end.

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