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No Child Held Back™ – Hartford Parent University Graduate 35 Parents in Unique Program that Closes the Digital Divide and Introduces Parent-Centered Learning

Hartford, CT (March 24, 2016) Hartford Parent University March 10th held its largest graduation ceremony ever – with 35 parents from the M.D. Fox, Thirman Milner, Simpson-Waverly, and SAND schools completing the Achieve Hartford! supported No Child Held Back™ program. The program teaches parents to take ownership over their children’s learning, fully understand their role […]

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PowerSchool Gains Momentum with 75% New Customer Growth, Now Reaching Over 17.5 Million Students

PowerSchool, the #1 leading provider of K-12 education technology solutions, today announced a 75% increase in year-over-year new customer bookings. Annual bookings doubled since the first quarter of last year, fueled by new and existing customer demand for a comprehensive platform for K-12 schools and districts. Since PowerSchool broke away from Pearson and became a […]

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Is your kid skipping class?

NEW GLASGOW – The mother of a North Nova Education Centre student wants other parents of high school students to know that if their children are missing classes, they might not know until report cards are sent home. Because teachers aren’t using the PowerSchool system during the work-to-rule job action by the Nova Scotia Teachers […]

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Mixed bag for Cabarrus, Kannapolis school dropout and suspension rates

CONCORD- Cabarrus County Schools had 104 reportable crimes occur in last year according to the N.C. Department of Public Instruction’s Consolidated Data Report. The report was released to the General Assembly last week and includes information on suspensions and dropout rates. According to the report, Cabarrus County Schools reportable crime rate is 10.59 percent. The […]

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Grading Policies, Calendar on Board Agenda Ponca City Board of Education

Members of the Ponca City Board of Education will review uniform grading policies and the 2017-18 school calendar as part of the agenda at Monday night’s meeting. Building assessment reviews presentations will be given by Carla Fry, principal at Trout Elementary School and Tim Williams, principals at Woodlands Elementary School. The superintendent’s report presented by […]

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PowerSchool Enhances Google Apps Integration

PowerSchool has updated its learning management system, PowerSchool Learning, to improve its single sign-on integration with Google Apps for Education. In previous versions, PowerSchool Learning would send teachers a PDF snapshot of students’ homework assignments, and then they could use Dropbox Annotator to provide feedback to students. However, teachers wanted the ability to comment on […]

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