School Systems Blog
And stronger than ever…
We are excited to update you on what is happening with PowerSchool!
First of all, we have not been purchased by anyone (yet). As per our previous communications, Pearson is exploring the divestiture of the SIS business. In a very strategic process, Pearson and the PowerSchool team is looking at the very best options for taking the SIS business into the future. In the meantime, we are growing, adding new customers, developing exciting new features and expanding PowerSchool functionality, and still serving more than 40 million users, every …
Recently, some of our competitors have used questionable tactics in trying to unnerve the PowerSchool user community. False statements about PowerSchool’s stability and Pearson’s support of the SIS business have been used in letters directed to PowerSchool customers to cast doubt about the future of PowerSchool.
So, let’s be clear: PowerSchool is stronger than ever!! More than 450 dedicated PowerSchool employees are focused on making our product the most stable, reliable and secure SIS in the K12 market. Yes, we may have a new owner in the future, but we …
Instructure announces integration between Canvas learning management system and PowerSchool. (Click here to read press release.)
Instructure recently announced that their learning management system (LMS), Canvas, is now integrated with PowerSchool, enabling two-way integration between the PowerSchool SIS and Canvas LMS. Canvas is an easy-to-use, cloud-based LMS that connects all the digital tools and resources teachers use into one simple place.
The two-way integration between the systems allows for schools to easily provision a Canvas account using the information they already have stored in PowerSchool. This new feature streamlines the process for making student information …
Integration between PowerSchool and InfoSnap provides online registration solution for schools in North Carolina and Maryland. (Click here to read press release)
In North Carolina, where PowerSchool supports schools as the state-wide student information system (SIS), Wilkes County School District just selected InfoSnap for an Online Student Registration solution that integrates with PowerSchool. Queen Anne’s County in Maryland also selected InfoSnap’s Student Registration solution, with real-time data delivery to PowerSchool.
The online solution from InfoSnap will provide families with an efficient method for enrolling and registering their child/children at their own convenience. Families who …
New Technologies, Robust Product Roadmap – PowerSchool is STILL the Best Choice for K12 Schools
Recently, Pearson announced that it intends to explore options for a sale of its SIS business, which includes PowerSchool. Unfortunately, but perhaps predictably, some of our competitors are using this announcement as an opportunity to make false statements about PowerSchool. So, we want to dispel any rumors and give you the facts!
Fact #1 – PowerSchool is the clear market leader…more customers choose PowerSchool than any SIS competitor, by a wide margin. PowerSchool has a 99% retention rate, a …