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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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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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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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February, 2017

Organizing Security Protocols

If there is one thing that I can say about network and data security as it relates to school districts is that it is complicated. There are a lot of software products, hardware appliances, activities, and personnel involved. I have found that IT security personnel have always struggled with the process of organizing and documenting the security protocols that they carry out.

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February, 2017

Dr. Ramiro Zuniga Discusses Networks, Data Security, and Risk Management

Dr. Ramiro Zuniga discusses data and network security in the K-12 industry including processes, risk management plans, and documentation.

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Cloud
November, 2016

Still Not Sold on the Cloud? 10 Reasons Why Cloud Data Management Is Dominant

The rising popularity of cloud computing in education suggests that users are experiencing more benefits than problems with cloud service providers. Tech insiders suggest that, in the future, the widespread use of cloud computing will lead to the extinction of USB memory sticks and computers containing large amounts of memory space.

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shift in thinking
March, 2016

New State Laws Reveal a Shift in Thinking on Student Data Privacy

While U.S. states continue to focus on how best to ensure the privacy of student information in the digital age, a new analysis by the Data Quality Campaign (DQC) suggests the focus of this conversation is shifting in ways that have important implications for K-12 schools.

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Protecting Student Privacy in a Digital Age
February, 2016

Protecting Student Privacy in a Digital Age

Protecting student privacy is of growing importance in a digital age, and district administrators and school board members have a responsibility to evaluate the district’s methods for storing and sharing student data.

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December, 2014

Six-Step Checklist for Database Backup and Recovery

If you are a database administrator, one of your key responsibilities is to prepare for the possibility of hardware failure and for the recovery of databases following a disaster. Are you ready?

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