A Trip Down Technology and Special Education Memory Lane

November 4, 2015

Holly Lupo, IEPPLUS Development
Have you ever thought about how far we’ve come in the last 50 years with regard to special education and technology? I remember manual typewriters, IBM selectrics, key punch machines, mimeograph machines, the first IBM and Apple computers and portable laptops, not to mention cell phones that were as big as a suitcase.

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Topics: iepplus, EdTech News and Info, Opinion, Holly Lupo

Southeast Education Network Magazine Winter Edition: Special Education Advances Individualized Learning for All

December 15, 2014

By George Saunders, IEPPLUS Product Manager

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Topics: technology, iepplus, individualized learning, special education, K-12

Upper Dublin School District Leverages Integrated Data for Excellence

August 26, 2014

In many school districts, disparate systems don’t allow educators and administrators to connect their abundance of data in ways that offer educators meaningful insights for on-the-spot decision making.

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Topics: eschoolplus, iepplus, PAsuccess, PLUS 360

Mastery Charter Schools Informs Turnarounds with eSchoolPLUS

July 17, 2014

Mastery Charter Schools, based in Philadelphia, Pa., has mastered the art of the turnaround—transforming underperforming schools with the ingenuity, skills, and commitment of its educators and administrators.

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Topics: eschoolplus, iepplus, PAsuccess, performanceplus

Council Rock School District, Pa., Launches Student Achievement Initiatives with PLUS 360

June 9, 2014

Barry Desko, director of secondary education of Council Rock School District, Pa., says the PLUS 360 solution has become integral to the district’s student achievement initiatives.

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Topics: eschoolplus, iepplus, PAsuccess, performanceplus

Delaware and Arkansas Recognized for Effective Data Use in Education

May 27, 2014

For the first time, two states, Arkansas and Delaware, have met all 10 state actions identified by the Data Quality Campaign (DQC)—a nonprofit, nonpartisan, national advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C.—as supporting effective data use in our nation’s schools.

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Topics: eschoolplus, iepplus, efinanceplus, data quality campaign, performanceplus

Rose Tree Media School District Supports Student Growth with PLUS 360

May 5, 2014

Every fall, students in Rose Tree Media (RTM) School District arrive to begin another school year. Along with his or her brand new backpack, each student brings different skills, different aptitudes, and different interests. But, according to RTM Superintendent James M. Wigo Sr., the goal for each is the same: growth.

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Topics: eschoolplus, iepplus, efinanceplus, PAsuccess, performanceplus

Indian Prairie School District 204 Chooses PLUS 360 for Functionality, Customer Focus

August 15, 2013

School District Profile:

  • Public school district serving Naperville, Aurora, Bolingbrook, and Plainfield, Ill.
  • About 29,000 students are enrolled in 33 schools, including three high schools, one alternative high school, seven middle schools, 21 elementary schools, and one preschool.
  • By engaging school staff, families, and the community in its mission of “inspiring all students to achieve their greatest potential,” the district is experiencing significant success in student achievement. Approximately, 90 percent of students are meeting or exceeding state standards.

Challenge:

Replace an archaic student information system with one that connects teachers, students, and parents with data that supports student achievement.

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Topics: student information system, eschoolplus, iepplus, Case Studies, K-12

Joliet Township High School District 204 Launches 21st-Century Educational Initiatives from PLUS 360 Suite

May 29, 2013

School District Profile:

  • Public school district in Joliet, one of the fastest growing suburbs of Chicago, Illinois
  • Two campuses, Central and West, with an innovative academy structure and strong emphasis on technology
  • 6,000 students

Challenge:

Reinvent education to prepare 21st-century learners to compete and contribute in our global society.

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Topics: student information system, eschoolplus, Joliet Township High School District, iepplus, efinanceplus, financial and human resources, PLUS 360, assessment, curriculum, special education, performanceplus

Finding the Right K-12 Software Solution

May 10, 2012

By Dr. Ramiro Zuniga

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Topics: technology, student information system, eschoolplus, iepplus, efinanceplus, k12 software, learning management, businessplus, sis, K-12, performanceplus