All parents registered with Chancery Software’s K12Planet.comschool to home community portal will have the ability to order basic back toschool supplies through the site’s new pilot store. K12Planet offerspassword-protected access to individual student goals and progress, planningtools and educational resources that show parents and students what’s happeningeach day in the classroom. Based on current student data, K12Planet is able tosuggest resources specific to each student. Parents can register on theschool’s site, click on the recommended supplies for their child, add thoseitems to their shopping cart, then check out. By purchasing supplies throughthe pilot store, parents are also supporting fundraising for their child’sschool, as a percentage of every order will be given back to the schools. To visitthe site, go to

This article originally appeared in the 09/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.