Administrative/Business Tools


Funding Technology: E-rate Reboot Removes Broadband Hurdles

It has been more than a year since the FCC modernized E-rate. Here's how the latest developments are affecting schools.

New Online Education Marketplace To Launch in Early 2016

Noodle Markets officials said the new online marketplace will make it easier for buyers and sellers to connect.

Galveston District Shifts Time, Attendance Functions to the Cloud

The Texas district asked Kronos to upgrade existing time and attendance software to its cloud-based Workforce Central.

Washington District Switches to Integrated Financial, Personnel Software

The West Valley School District in Yakima, WA, is the fourth district in the state to adopt the Infinite Visions software.

Research: Early School Start Times Hurt Students, Hinder Performance

How about starting high school at 10 a.m. and college at 11? That's among the recommendations from a new study examining the impact of early start times for students.

LA Unified Police Pack iPads for School Safety Assessments

Los Angeles Unified School District has begun the long haul of assessing the safety of its 1,200 campuses with the help of specially trained "school site evaluators," iPads and a mobile school assessment tool.

SRC Expands K-12 Admin Applications Beyond Online Registration

SRC Solutions has added a complete portfolio of K-12 administrative software products that can be used in conjunction with its 15-year-old Registration Gateway software.

Two Texas Districts Choose Skyward for SIS Work

Mesquite Independent School District chose the application based on its reputation among other Texas schools. Charter school Village Tech Schools selected it to improve communications and other operations.

BPM to Hit $2.7 Billion in 2015, Driven in Part by Internet of Things

The worldwide market for business process management (BPM) software is expected to reach $2.7 billion in 2015, an increase of 4.4 percent over 2014, according to the information technology research and advisory company Gartner.

Harris School Solutions Adds Payment Portal for Parents

Harris School Solutions has integrated an online payment portal for parents, eSchoolPayments, into its Activities Account Web platform for managing school funds and transactions.

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