Researching and reviewing K-12 enterprise resource planning systems

March 13, 2017
Are you starting to research K-12 enterprise resource planning systems (ERP)? It can seem like a daunting task when you start comparing products that are available. Financial/human resource/ERP systems can help your district get ahead when it comes to managing and interpreting data and strategic information. We’ve developed a cheat sheet for you to utilize throughout the research and review process so you can better understand what to be looking for in a K-12 financial and human resource system.

Read the full post on our PowerSchool blog.

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Topics: Superintendents, infographic, CFO, ERP, k-12

10 Questions To Ask When Buying a Student Information System

April 28, 2016

Choosing a new student information system (SIS) is a big decision and not one that should be made lightly. Every state has some unique challenges when it comes to student information, but there are universal questions that you should be asking.

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Topics: Resources, eschoolplus, infographic, CTO

How Parents Can Keep Their Middle School Students Academically Challenged During Winter Break

December 23, 2015

Winter break is a great chance for middle school students to relax, catch up on sleep, and spend time with family. Although parents don’t need to be academic drill sergeants during the break, there are several ways they can ensure their children are still learning and keeping key academic skills fresh while also enjoying their time off.

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Topics: infographic, Best Practices

Five Key Goals from the New National EdTech Plan

December 17, 2015

By Dennis Pierce

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Topics: EdTech News, infographic, Dennis Pierce

[Infographic] Tips for Affordable Care Act Reporting Success in K-12

October 28, 2015

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has many implications for K-12 financial and human resource staff. Here are some tips and guidelines your school can use to set up for fulfilling the new reporting requirements.

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Topics: Resources, efinanceplus, infographic, Best Practices, businessplus

Four Common Roadblocks to Standards-Based Grading—and How to Overcome Them

October 6, 2015

By Dennis Pierce
Standards-based grading, a system of reporting student proficiency in relation to each specific learning goal, is catching on among schools.

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Topics: infographic, Best Practices, EdTech News and Info, Dennis Pierce

Digital Natives: An Evolutionary Look at Tech in the Classroom - Infographic

June 16, 2015

Times have changed

As anyone over the age of 25 can tell you, technology has rapidly changed the way we do things in a relatively short period of time. We have gone from painstakingly slow dial-up access (can you still hear the modem noise?) and waiting minutes for a single image to load, to always on broadband access and streaming high definition video to our cell phones. There are children growing up who don’t know a world without Google, who don’t know the feeling of simply having to make do with not knowing something, “just Google it,” they all say.

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Topics: infographic, educational technology, educational software, Blended Learning