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Ottumwa school registration goes digital

OTTUMWA — Signing up for the 2017-18 school year will look different for Ottumwa schools. The district is in the process of transitioning to an electronic registration process.  According to a statement from the district, part of this process involves helping every parent create an account in “PowerSchool,” the Ottumwa student information system. One advantage […]

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Folsom-Based PowerSchool Acquires Public-Sector Software Company for $850 Million

Folsom-based PowerSchool announced it has acquired SunGard K-12 business from FIS, a financial services technology provider. The acquisition was made by Vista Equity Partners for $850 million. Vista has been expanding PowerSchool’s software suite since it originally purchased the company in 2015 for $350 million. In its deal with FIS, Vista will now be able to […]