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News Nov, 2017

California School District Technology Leader Discusses Change Management in K-12 and the Driving Force Behind this Initiative

Chief Educational Technology and Information Services Officer, Gil Mara, successfully spearheaded a change management initiative last year for Torrance Unified School District. To better meet the needs of this 24,400-student district, Mara worked with stakeholders district-wide to launch PowerSchool’s student information system (SIS) and online registration solution, improving communication and collaboration between families, students, and school staff.

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November, 2017

California School District Technology Leader Discusses Change Management in K-12 and the Driving Force Behind this Initiative

Chief Educational Technology and Information Services Officer, Gil Mara, successfully spearheaded a change management initiative last year for Torrance Unified School District. To better meet the needs of this 24,400-student district, Mara worked with stakeholders district-wide to launch PowerSchool’s student information system (SIS) and online registration solution, improving communication and collaboration between families, students, and school staff.

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August, 2017

PowerSchool Celebrates 20 Years of Innovation in K-12 EdTech

PowerSchool, the leading provider of K-12 education technology solutions, reached a milestone this August, celebrating 20 years of developing innovative software for schools and districts around the world. PowerSchool has experienced exponential growth since its founder, Greg Porter, created a record-keeping software that eventually became PowerSchool SIS. Now, with its suite of solutions reaching more than 30 million students, PowerSchool has transformed the K-12 teaching and learning experience with tools that empower educators to personalize instruction and drive student growth. 

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February, 2017

PowerSchool Acquires SunGard K-12

More than half of the students and schools in North America will benefit from the acquisition with secure, comprehensive solutions spanning all aspects of K-12 education to improve student achievement.

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December, 2016

PowerSchool Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire SunGard K-12

PowerSchool, the leading provider of K-12 education technology solutions, powering school operations, improving student growth, and unifying the classroom experience announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the SunGard K-12 business from FIS.

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October, 2016

PowerSchool Acquires Chalkable

PowerSchool aquires Chalkable, a leading provider of a student achievement and regional education data management solution, to further differentiate PowerSchool’s Unified Classroom Platform by adding innovative tools to reinforce positive student behavior in a single unified experience for teachers, students, and parents.

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August, 2016

PowerSchool Expands International Presence, Announces Acquisition of Canadian-Based SRB Education Solutions

PowerSchool announces the acquisition of SRB Education Solutions (SRB), a leading provider of complementary administrative and ERP solutions for K-12 school boards and districts in Ontario and throughout the Canadian provinces.

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June, 2016

PowerSchool Acquires Haiku Learning to Create Industry’s First Unified Classroom Experience for K-12 Teachers, Students, and Parents

PowerSchool has acquired Haiku Learning, leading provider of an innovative cloud-based learning management and classroom collaboration solution designed to meet the needs of K-12 educators. With this acquisition, PowerSchool has invested over $100 million within the past six months to implement the K-12 education industry’s first unified classroom platform

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May, 2016

PowerSchool Expands K-12 Platform by Acquiring TIENET, the Market Leading Solution for Special Education Case Management, Response to Intervention, and Behavior Management

werSchool acquires TIENET, a MAXIMUS product developed to help educators manage instruction, intervention, and special education. The acquisition enables educators to have one comprehensive K-12 platform to better meet students’ specific learning and behavioral needs.

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April, 2016

PowerSchool Gains Momentum with 75% New Customer Growth, Now Reaching Over 17.5 Million Students

PowerSchool, the #1 leading provider of K-12 education technology solutions, today announced a 75% increase in year-over-year new customer bookings. Annual bookings doubled since the first quarter of last year, fueled by new and existing customer demand for a comprehensive platform for K-12 schools and districts.

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February, 2016

PowerSchool Acquires Interactive Achievement to Deliver Best-in-Class Assessment and Analytics as Part of Marketing-Leading K-12 Solution

PowerSchool announced the acquisition of Interactive Achievement, a leading provider of award-winning standardsbased instructional assessment and analytical solutions for school districts that allow administrators and teachers to deliver measurable improvements in student performance.

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November, 2015

PowerSchool Acquires InfoSnap to Deliver SIS industry’s First Full-featured Online Registration Solution

PowerSchool has purchased InfoSnap, the leading provider of cloud-based Online Registration Management and School Choice / Lottery solutions for K-12 public, private and charter schools.

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August, 2015

PowerSchool Group Acquired by Vista Equity Partners and Appoints CEO

PowerSchool Group LLC announced that it has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”) from Pearson plc. The carve-out marks a new phase of growth for PowerSchool as the company addresses increasing demand for integrated education technology products.

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June, 2015

Pearson to sell PowerSchool to Vista Equity Partners

Pearson plc (“Pearson”) today announces that it has agreed the sale of its PowerSchool business to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”) for a gross consideration of $350 million, payable in cash. Pearson had announced its intention to explore a sale of PowerSchool in February 2015.

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