Administrative/Business Tools

Skyward Unveils New Mobile App

Skyward, which supplies administrative software to school districts, has introduced four significant improvements to its mobile app.

California Virtual Academies to be Audited by State Controller

California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction has contracted with the state’s highest-ranking accountant to conduct an audit of California Virtual Academies (CAVA), a network of 14 online charter schools that enrolls about 15,000 students.

Aerohive to Showcase and Demonstrate New Products at ISTE

Aerohive Networks, a wireless, cloud networking platform company, is showcasing new products at ISTE 2016 in Denver, June 26-29.

New Report Looks to Data for Helping America's 1.3 Million Homeless Students

The number of homeless students in the United States has doubled since the 2006–2007 school year. New federal law that goes into effect with the new school year is designed to make it easier for those students to complete their education.

Streamlined Online Admissions Platform Helps Ohio District Accelerate School Choice Program

Using SchoolMint, the mobile and online student enrollment and school choice platform, CMSD was able to serve a record number of families in the 2015-2016 school year.

Pennsylvania Districts Make Joint Decision To Upgrade Financial, Personnel Processes

Four school districts in Bedford County, PA have all decided to automate what were mainly manual financial and personnel management systems with the same software.

PeopleAdmin Expands Talent Management Software Portfolio with TeacherMatch Acquisition

PeopleAdmin and TeacherMatch, two providers of talent management software for education, have combined to offer a comprehensive talent management platform and analytical solution intended for identifying, hiring and developing effective teachers.

Private Institutions Sign on To Offer 'Tuition Reward' Points

A number of private colleges have recently signed on for a program that gives them marketing access to potential students whose families have accounts at specific financial companies.

Report: Games and Online Video Gain Traction in Education

Nearly half of all teachers — 48 percent — are using games in their instruction now, according to a new Speak Up research report released by Project Tomorrow. That’s more than double the percentage from five years ago.

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