Administrative/Business Tools

West Ada School District Selects Skyward ERP

West Ada School District (WASD) in Meridian, ID, has selected school administration software provider Skyward's Qmlativ School Business Suite as its new enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform.

Campus Clinic Rolls Out Operations and Revenue Suite to Streamline California Fee Schedule and Mental Health Services Access

Nonprofit K–12 health services provider Campus Clinic has debuted its Operations and Revenue Suite (ORS) to streamline California's Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative (CYBHI) Fee Schedule for schools, districts, and county education offices.

Institutions Working to Help Streamline Admissions Process for Underserved Students

Education equity organization Lumina Foundation has awarded grants to seven higher learning institutions or agencies as part of its "Great Admissions Redesign" challenge. The grants will help fund initiatives that seek to "reduce barriers to admission and promote inclusivity."

Santa Barbara Unified School District Gains Tech-Enabled Transportation Safety Features with New School Bus Contract

Santa Barbara Unified School District (SBUSD) has awarded a five-year, $30 million contract for school bus service to the Zūm school transportation company.

Building Consistent Communication for Student Success

At San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District in Central Texas, transparency and communication are critical to student success. We spoke with the district's chief of communications and technology about how how consistent communication between educators and families builds relationships, trust, and a foundation of student support.

Malwarebytes Unveils ThreatDown K–12 Bundle, a Unified Cybersecurity Solution for Schools

Cybersecurity software and services vendor Malwarebytes has launched a new unified solution for school districts called ThreatDown K–12 Bundle that is more cost-effective than piecemeal solutions, the company said in a news release.

Media Management Tool for Schools Enters U.S. Market, Addresses Student Image Privacy Concerns

Digital media management system Pixevety has made its consent-driven photo, data, and video platform and protocols available to U.S. school districts, the company said in a news release.

Savvas Learning Company Acquires Dual Credit Online Course Provider

Savvas Learning Company has acquired, an ed tech startup whose portfolio of online college-level courses enable high school students to earn dual credit without leaving their school campus, according to a news release.

EdisonLearning Breach in 2023 Subject of Class-Action Inquiry as Official Notification is Posted

Attorneys working with are “investigating whether a class-action lawsuit can be filed” against EdisonLearning on behalf of individuals whose name and Social Security number were among files stolen during a ransomware attack in early March 2023.

Vivi Digital Signage Adds Announcements Feature

Education-focused wireless screen mirroring and digital signage solution Vivi has introduced a new Announcements feature for whole-school communication.