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  • InfoSnap Integrates with North Carolina’s Customized Version of PowerSchool for Online Student Registration

    By: Terri Zezula | October, 2014 | 73 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    InfoSnap develops a customized solution to meet state requirements for North Carolina’s PowerSchool student information system (SIS).
    “Our InfoSnap solution saves 7 staff members at least a
    month’s worth of work, providing personnel with ample
    opportunity to be more efficient. We’ve estimated that
    InfoSnap saves our district $30,000 annually just in
    manpower alone.”
    -Scott Smith, Chief Technology Officer
    Mooresville Graded School District (NC) is a one-to-one computing district
    comprised of 6,000 students across 8 schools. To match the digital standard that
    this district has set, Mooresville decided to transition from a paper-based
    registration process to an online solution. The statewide …

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  • Pearson & InfoSnap Collaborate to Develop the PowerSchool API for Data Integration

    By: Terri Zezula | October, 2014 | 141 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom, Uncategorized

    Pearson sought to create an API for its PowerSchool SIS. They
    partnered with InfoSnap, a member of the PowerSchool ISV Partner
    Program known for its experience and success with
    complex data integration and delivery. The result of this
    joint-venture is a sophisticated PowerSchool API, which has
    given InfoSnap solutions an industry-leading integration for
    PowerSchool. Learn more about this unique collaboration at: http://bit.ly/1uH4Ins
    To learn more about the InfoSnap and PowerSchool integration for online registration solutions, join us for a free webinar on October 15th. Register today! http://bit.ly/1oRN2P3
    Best Practices Webinar: Online Student Enrollment and Registration, Integrated with PowerSchool
    Wednesday, October 15, …

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  • Notice to PowerSchool Customers About Bash Security Vulnerability

    By: Terri Zezula | September, 2014 | 284 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    Yesterday a major global security flaw was announced for Unix-based internet-connected devices. This includes systems running OS X and Linux. The vulnerability is being referred to in the media as “Shellshock” or “the Bash bug”. It is possible that this vulnerability could be used to compromise devices and computers, causing major service impact and/or loss of sensitive data.
    PowerSchool does not use Bash and PowerSchool servers are Windows OS based, therefore having no vulnerability to the issue.
    It is possible that some customers are using an Apache image server running on Linux …

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  • It Was a Busy Summer for the PowerSchool Team

    By: Terri Zezula | September, 2014 | 399 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    Growing our PowerSchool ISV program and developing the API toolkit
    Offering our customers more choices and the ability to integrate PowerSchool with other education applications.
    We are so excited to welcome LearnSprout as the newest member of the PowerSchool Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Partner Program! LearnSprout is just one of the more than 120 ISV partners that collaborate with the PowerSchool student information system (SIS) team to deliver integrated solutions that offer extended functionality for school or classroom management.  Over the summer, we welcomed 12 new partners to the ISV Partner Program …

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  • Pearson and LearnSprout Collaborate to Deliver New Insights Into Student Engagement and Performance to School Leaders

    By: admin | September, 2014 | 238 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, News, Uncategorized

    EdTech Startup to Provide PowerSchool Users With Data Visualization, College-Readiness Tracking Tools

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  • PowerSchool for Parents

    By: Terri Zezula | July, 2014 | 416 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    Parents can now use PowerSchool via a browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Explorer) or on their iOS or Android device. Parents can access their child’s information including attendance, grades, assignments, assignment detail with links to content such as worksheets, and field trip info. Using just one app to view real-time information for each child, parents can select from a list of languages to view PowerSchool in that language. Parents can print information, email teachers, and set up access for multiple guardians. See how easy it is to use PowerSchool for Parents …

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  • Formative Assessment Item Bank Expands to 60,000 Items, Seamlessly Integrated With Schoolnet

    By: admin | June, 2014 | 523 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Resources, News, Uncategorized

     ATLANTA —June 30, 2014— As schools strive to ensure that students meet and exceed today’s more rigorous standards, teachers need tools at their fingertips for measuring student progress. Today at ISTE 2014 in Atlanta, Pearson announced an expansion of its Formative Item Bank to more than 60,000 items, including thousands of innovative technology enhanced items – the same kind that students will see in next-generation assessments.

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  • Integrated GradPoint—PowerSchool Data Sharing Service Now Available

    By: Terri Zezula | June, 2014 | 327 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    We are excited about the integration of PowerSchool and GradPoint! This new product integration combines award-winning GradPoint online courses with the PowerSchool web-based student information system, allowing ease-of-use in data sharing.
    The GradPoint—PowerSchool integration automates data sharing, enabling customers to:

    Spend less time manually setting up courses and updating record systems, reducing duplicative processes
    Leverage one provider for both student information system (SIS) and curriculum needs for virtual/blended and credit recovery programs
    Use one single sign-on system, accessible by administrators, teachers, students, and parents

    For more information, see the press release… http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/06/prweb11961333.htm

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  • PowerSchool Independent Software Vendor Program Tops 100 Education Technology Partners

    By: Terri Zezula | June, 2014 | 542 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    Pearson and Partners Deliver Integrated Solutions for Schools to Millions of Teachers, Administrators, Students and Parents
    Today Pearson announced that more than 100 education technology companies have joined its independent software vendors (ISV) program. Through the ISV program, Pearson and its partners collaborate with the K-12 education community to simplify school administration and accelerate student learning. As a result of these ISV partnerships, Pearson’s PowerSchool, the most widely used web-based student information system (SIS), integrates with software for activities such as special education; online registration data analytics; health and immunization management; college …

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  • PowerSchool 8.0 is Coming Soon!

    By: Katie Becker | June, 2014 | 815 views | 1 Comment | Posted in: Uncategorized

    You spoke – Pearson listened! Our annual back to school release, available for download on PowerSource in early summer, is just what you asked for! PowerSchool 8.0 will be packed with many new features as well as many enhancements to existing functionality to improve productivity and efficiency and address what you want most in a student information system.

    Document Attachments - With PowerSchool 8.0, it is now possible to attach all types of files directly to the student record in the administrator portal. Document Attachment is easy to set up on a local or network drive …

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