SchoolCircle is a new, free Web app for teachers and parents designed to facilitate communication and event coordination.
The United States federal government is making a push to train, place and retain competent leaders in an effort to turn around some of the country's lowest-performing schools.
SRC Solutions will integrate GuideK12's geovisual analytics technology into its Registration Gateway online enrollment tool in an effort to further streamline student enrollment for parents.
For K-12 ed tech leaders, budgets are chronically tight. One way to make the most of your available funds is to let the strength in numbers work for you by joining a buying network.
- By Bridget McCrea
This week's tutorial covers a number functions in Google's Spreadsheet app, Google Sheets. Here we take a practical look at using weekdays in calculations, introduce "if" statements and learn how to refer dynamically to the contents of a current cell.
Lake County enlisted the help of Amplify School by Design (SxD), a software and consulting service designed to increase school efficiency and quality, which determined that the district could add instructional time by shifting the first and last bells of the day.
- By Christopher Piehler
After a failed override election, the Sunnyside District used a geovisual analytics tool to determine and explain boundary changes and school closures.
Districts in some states aren't exactly going hog-wild spending money on their Common Core-related activities. A recent study has found that the bulk of the contract bids related to Common Core work put out in the last couple years were generated by districts in 11 of the 45 states that were committed to implementation of the state standards. The high-rollers were California and New York.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The school district in Birmingham, AL introduced a new registration process this year that will save money, avoid legal problems and, most importantly, save parents and staff members time.
In its second year with an InfoSnap cloud-based registration system, Fairview Park City Schools have reduced their paperwork load and started the school year better prepared to help students.