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  • PowerSchool Parent Story

    By: Paul Smith | February, 2011 | 4,514 views | No Comments | Posted in: PowerSchool

    We recently received a heartfelt thank you note from PowerSchool Parent, Chris Mayersky.  It read:
    I could not live without PowerSchool. It’s that simple.
    I have three boys in 1st, 3rd and 6th grades.  This year, PowerSchool was upgraded allowing me to see all of my sons’ grades with one login.  Tons and tons of papers, work assignments, grades and projects are sent home everyday… it’s really hard to keep organized, and now that I have a child in middle school, his assignments and grades are more important and his progress needs …

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  • PowerSchool Story: Parent Portal Keeps Horry County Students In Check

    By: Paul Smith | December, 2010 | 6,001 views | No Comments | Posted in: News, PowerSchool

    Keeping up with your child’s progress in class continues to get easier in Horry County. That’s all thanks in part to a live portal system, which both students and parents can use online. Here is a short news feature about this live portal system, PowerSchool.

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  • Chancery SMS 7.5 is Now Available!

    By: Paul Smith | December, 2010 | 1,805 views | 2 Comments | Posted in: News, Technology in the Classroom

    According to, high schools have an average of 460 students assigned to each counselor. Ensuring progress towards graduation becomes a challenging task given all of the possible curricular paths that can lead a student to graduation.  Chancery SMS significantly reduces that manual effort required to monitor each student’s status through its newest feature, called Academic Planner.
    We are very excited to announce the general availability of what has become a very significant release for Chancery SMS.  This latest version includes Year-End Processing as well as dozens of improvements that will …

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  • Pearson announces the acquisition of The Administrative Assistants Ltd. (aal)!

    By: Aaron Morrison | November, 2010 | 4,624 views | 2 Comments | Posted in: News

    We have a very big announcement today!
    Today, we are pleased to announce Pearson’s acquisition of The Administrative Assistants Ltd. (aal), provider of eSIS® student information system (SIS) in the K-12 school market worldwide.  The School Systems group of Pearson will continue to manage the SIS business, which includes PowerSchool® and Chancery SMS®.
    Pearson’s SIS applications support approximately 11 million students.  The acquisition of aal extends Pearson’s current SIS market reach and leadership to over 15 million students.  Furthermore, aal’s new eSIS®JX product will provide increased international market opportunity for Pearson’s K-12 …

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  • PSU is open for registration!

    By: admin | November, 2010 | 1,784 views | No Comments | Posted in: PowerSchool

    To help maximize your district’s student information system investment, Pearson proudly offers PowerSchool University (PSU). At PSU, attendees learn dozens of tips, tricks and techniques for every day tasks. From beginners to experienced PowerSchool users, PSU offers a wide variety of courses taught by certified PowerSchool trainers. Courses are specifically designed to support the participant’s role at the school or district. In addition, attendees appreciate the opportunity to meet fellow educators and develop lasting peer support networks.

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