Administrative/Business Tools

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.

Adobe Looks To Cut Paper Processes with Document Cloud and New Touch Enabled Acrobat DC

Adobe is gearing up to release a major revision of its PDF tool for desktop and mobile, Acrobat, and to launch a new service called the Adobe Document Cloud, which will provide document management, control and electronic signing capabilities.

Gartner: Student Success Biggest Driver of Education IT

Student success and the reinvention of academic credits top the list of business trends that are currently influencing education, according to a recent report from Gartner.

Permission Click Launches Free Online Permission Slip and Payment Tool

Permission Click has launched a free online platform that allows teachers to create digital permission slips to send to parents.