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Article Aug, 2017

5 Reasons Why Teachers Love PowerSchool SIS

We asked teachers why they love about PowerSchool SIS and they responded: it improves instruction, efficiency, and parent engagement, saves time, offers flexibility in grading styles, drives student growth, and provides a customizable experience to best fit their needs.

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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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k-12 erp system
June, 2017

Should You Choose a K-12-Designed ERP System?

ERP systems are used in many industries. Your district can choose a solution built specifically for K-12 school districts, or purchase a general ERP platform and configure it for your specific needs. What is the best decision?

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school finance communication
June, 2017

Are You Overlooking This Critical Aspect of School Finance?

It’s a given that school finance officers have to be good with numbers, but there is another, often overlooked aspect of school finance that is just as critical to success: The ability to communicate complex financial data to non-experts clearly and effectively.

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collaboration
May, 2017

Setting a Place for Collaboration

Tips on how to communicate and collaborate with district stakeholders, including teachers, parents, CTOs, CFOs, CAOs and Superintendents.

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August 30, 2017

Back to School: Getting Parents to Engage in Registration

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ROI SIS
April, 2017

Hobson & Company Research: The Business Case for PowerSchool Student Information System

Through in-depth interviews with PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS) customers conducted by Hobson & Company, research found that the product is not only strategic in terms of improving efficiencies and student performance, but also delivers a quick and compelling ROI (Return on Investment).

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February, 2017

CFO Roundup: Fraud Prevention

This week we’re featuring five articles from around the web on one topic. Our topic this week is fraud in school districts.

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January, 2017

4 Hidden Financial/HR Workflow Snags to Eliminate

K-12 school systems have made great strides in automating key financial/HR functions — few districts still operate solely by pushing paper and/or sending email attachments. But even if your district has an integrated software solution for finance/HR, you may be losing productivity by getting caught in these four common workflow snags.

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January, 2017

CFO Roundup: Collaboration

This week we’re featuring five articles from around the web on one topic. Our topic this week is collaboration.

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dashboarding
January, 2017

Dashboarding 101

The buzz around dashboards continues to grow, and, as I travel the US providing demonstrations, more and more educators are interested in learning what dashboards can do for them.

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December, 2016

Family First, Always

I have often offered the advice of finding a balance and keeping one’s priorities straight to many upcoming leaders. For years now, I have been sharing my mantra, “Family first, always.”

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December, 2016

8 Financial Benefits to Cloud Computing

The good news is that cloud computing has come of age, and is providing CFOs with access to computing resources and capabilities that were once out of reach. More districts are determining that cloud-based services can provide powerful and capable solutions while decreasing capital outlays and operational costs.

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Making Financials Understandable
December, 2016

CFO Roundup: Making Financials Understandable

This week we’re featuring five articles from around the web on one topic. Our topic this week is making district financials understandable.

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November, 2016

Are your District Financials Telling the Full Story? How to Present Financials

It’s vital that not only your administrators and school board members understand your financial decision-making, but also that your community stakeholders take part in these conversations, as well. Think of the numbers as the conduit for sharing the larger story about your students, your faculty and staff, and your plans for improving student achievement.

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