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Article - Jun, 2017

PowerSchool Unveils New Innovations in the Unified Classroom Designed to Transform K-12 Education

PowerSchool’s Unified Classroom Summer Release 2017 introduces a new classroom experience never seen before in K-12 education. Its student-centric technology connects the classroom and home in one unified solution — from improved data-driven instruction to a 360-degree view of students.

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dillingham city school district
July, 2017

Dillingham City School District realizes significant ROI with PowerSchool Special Education

For Dillingham City School District, real, quantifiable ROI was easy — and quick — to determine once implementing PowerSchool Special Education.

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special education
July, 2017

Reasons Why Special Education Enrollment is Increasing

The enrollment of special education students continued to grow in 2015-16, marking the fourth year in a row that the number has increased for students age 6-21. Find out the reasons behind this increase.

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IT Security
July, 2017

Bringing IT Security to the Forefront in K-12 Districts

It’s time to bring IT security to the forefront in K-12 districts. Currently, it’s like locking the doors to your home, but leaving the windows open.

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July, 2017

PowerSchool’s Post-ISTE Recap

Last week, PowerSchool’s team, along with 20,000 other educators and techies, descended upon San Antonio for the ISTE Conference & Expo to discover new ways to learn with technology. Here is the wrap-up.

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August 04, 2017

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ERDI
July, 2017

ERDI 2017 Recap

PowerSchool had the opportunity to meet with superintendents from North Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin. They asked great questions about our Unified Classroom product and made valuable suggestions on how PowerSchool might refine and enhance the Unified Classroom moving forward.

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streamlining payroll
July, 2017

Streamlining School District Payroll

Handwritten time sheets, paper request forms for time-off approval, and manual calculations for tax deductions are not only time-consuming; they create many more issues, Here are some tips to streamline payroll processes.

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security tips
July, 2017

Security Tips That Will Protect Student Data Today

The responsible, safe collection and management of student data has become essential to student success, transforming the way we guide and personalize learning.

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teacher
July, 2017

Seven Roles Every 21st-Century Teacher Should Fulfill

ISTE has announced a new version of its ISTE Standards for Educators, which define the skills and competencies that today’s teachers should demonstrate.

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essa
July, 2017

ESSA: Navigating a Least Restrictive Policy Environment

At the heart of ESSA is the passing of the responsibility for education quality, equity, accessibility from the federal department of education to the state departments of education.

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Monticello Central School District
July, 2017

The Formula to Inspire Change

Monticello Central School District turned an acronym THINK into a formula for achieving its goals of improving student growth and increasing graduation rates.

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coaching teachers
July, 2017

A District Leader’s Guide to Coaching Teachers

Improving student achievement starts by improving the performance of its teachers. Here are tips to incorporate coaching into professional development.

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grade averages
July, 2017

Why Classroom Grade Averages Can be Deceiving

Using grades as a measurement of how students are progressing towards mastery of the standards can be misleading. Uncover how to tell the difference to ensure an accurate representation of student progress using grades.

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school board relationships
July, 2017

Taking a Business Approach to School Board Relationships

In “Managing the Nonprofit Organization,” Peter Drucker devotes a chapter to the relationship between senior management and the board of directors. He trades thoughts with Dr. David Allan Hubbard, who for 30 years was president of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Drucker’s conversation with Hubbard, while related to nonprofit organization boards, has many key […]

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