Omaha Public Schools is piloting a new online service from Microsoft for teachers who use the education edition of Office 365 Education. Microsoft Classroom, currently in preview mode, offers course management features through a homepage where educators can post announcements, assignments with due dates, calendar events and reminders.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
In an effort to make it easier for people to work with their Microsoft Office documents stored in Box, the content management and collaboration platform has introduced three new integrations with Microsoft products.
MasteryConnect’s cloud-based platform will allow teachers in the North Carolina district to evaluate academic progress of each student in real time.
The Texas district asked Kronos to upgrade existing time and attendance software to its cloud-based Workforce Central.
PowerSchool has selected Rackspace as the new cloud-service provider for its PowerSchool student information system hosted service.
The Round Rock Independent School District has adopted a new Web-based tool to host meeting documents and improve access to important information.
Teachers in the East Haven Public School District in Connecticut now have access to the district's student information system via their Chromebooks.
Atlanta Public Schools has enhanced its existing cloud-based human resources software to add more features for both new and existing employees.
DDoS attacks are regularly launched on school systems to expose student records and hold information hostage. More often, DDoS attacks cause testing outages.
The latest version of the literacy platform includes new student and educator interfaces as well as advancements in content recommendations based on individual students’ interests and Lexile reading level.
- By Christopher Piehler