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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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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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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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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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June, 2017

Hobson & Company Research: The Business Case for PowerSchool Special Education

Through in-depth interviews with PowerSchool Special Education customers, 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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improving school operations roi
May, 2017

Driving ROI & Improving School Operations

Research found that a unified education technology platform delivers a compelling ROI. This blog highlights how PowerSchool improves school operations.

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April, 2017

IEPPLUS

For IEPPLUS, we remain committed to supporting our existing family of users, while also creating pathways to new solutions.

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student-outcomes
April, 2017

District Improves Student Outcomes With Special Education Product

One Detroit-area school district, West Bloomfield, struggled with special education administrative burdens & adopted PowerSchool to improve student outcomes

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March, 2017

Cutting wait times for Special Education equipment

York School District improves education for its special education students using technology to drastically decrease wait times for needed equipment.

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November, 2016

Writing IEP Goals that are Appropriate, Achievable, and Awesome

Once teachers recognize and understand the steps and resources necessary to write IEP goals that are specific, clear, and measurable, they will have a solid plan to follow so students will achieve those goals.

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July, 2016

Infographic: 2016-17 School Year Planning with Special Education Accomodations

In order to properly prepare your year’s curriculum, you should strive for it to be accessible for all students. If not planned, teachers will need to make modifications, rather than accommodations, throughout the school year to successfully reach these students with special education needs.

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September, 2015

How EdTech Is a “Game Changer” for Special Education

Technology is opening doors for students with disabilities. “About 2.5 million children in the United States have some kind of learning disability,” said Kim Hines, associate director for the National Center for Learning Disabilities. For these children, “technology has been a game changer,” she said, “and for some, it’s been life-changing… We now know what kids are able to do and not just what they are unable to do.”

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January, 2015

School Spotlight: Virtual Snow Days at SAR Academy

PowerSchool Learning would like to highlight the SAR Academy for creatively using our LMS to continue a school day in the face of a snow day. Perhaps it’s the answer to the question “how to still have school on a snow day.”

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January, 2015

Using an LMS in the Special Education Classroom

PowerSchool Learning visited Michelle and April to learn how they were using our LMS for special education in the classroom. Check out their three top tips.

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