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Article Aug, 2017

6 Tips for Schools to Get the Best Technology Return on Investment

Personalized learning classrooms are entirely different from traditional classrooms. Learn what your peers are doing to make personalized learning possible.

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Technology in Special Education
August, 2017

Six Ways Technology Can Improve Special Education Outcomes

Every day, technology continues to improve the way educators manage student data, provide instruction, and streamline workflows throughout departments. Technology revolutionizes classrooms and learning styles, enables communication and collaboration, and improves efficiencies that lead to more valuable time spent with students. Since 2011, the number of U.S. special education students has grown steadily. Currently, 5.83 […]

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relevancy gaps
August, 2017

Four School Relevancy Gaps—and How to Close Them

While 75% of fifth graders say they are engaged in school, only 34% of 12th graders feel that way. According to education researcher Phillip Schlechty, there are five ways that students respond to school-related activities.

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Making of the Unified Classroom
July, 2017

From Geek to Fatherhood: Why Education and the Unified Classroom Are So Important to Me

by Hardeep Gulati, Chief Executive Officer, PowerSchool At this year’s ISTE 2017 in San Antonio, PowerSchool was proud to launch major updates to the Unified Classroom, a revolutionary education technology solution that epitomizes what this company has been built upon for the past 20 years: empowering teachers, driving student growth, and improving K-12 education. Growing up, […]

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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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August 29, 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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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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Getting Staff Buy-in SIS
June, 2017

How to Get Staff Buy-in on a New Student Information System

High staff buy-in for your new technology comes down to one often overlooked secret—getting staff personally invested. A change management committee is key.

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roi parent student engagement
May, 2017

Driving ROI & Increasing Student and Parent Engagement

Research found that a unified education technology platform delivers a compelling ROI through increased student and parent engagement.

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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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move sis
April, 2017

Rhea County School District Opts to Move SIS After Old One Deprecated

“PowerSchool has the easiest learning curve of any SIS package I’ve used…” says Tim Jones, System Software & Media specialist at the district.

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student information system
March, 2017

Top 5 Reasons Superintendents Choose PowerSchool Student Information System

Every customer has their own specific needs and goals, so we compiled the top five reasons superintendents have chosen PowerSchool SIS.

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interoperability
February, 2017

Why Schools and Districts Need Interoperability

Find out why interoperability among school tools and software is important for schools and districts and learn how one district is benefiting from systems that actually talk to each other without corrupting data.

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North Olmsted City School District gains efficiency
December, 2016

How North Olmsted City School District Cleaned Up Student Data

North Olmsted City School District moved to online registration and significantly improved data collection efficiency as well as data accuracy, which is key to removing negative knock-on effects of bad data.

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