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How to Use Parent Communication Data for Student Success

Published on November 15, 2021

A Data Scientist’s guide for using quantitative and qualitative student data together to maximize academic performance.

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SchoolStatus Acquires Operoo; Accelerates Vision to Build World's Leading Unified K-12 Analytics, Communications, and Workflow Platform

Published on October 26, 2021

Integration of leading school operations and productivity technology expands SchoolStatus’ comprehensive platform and empowers K-12 schools to further streamline communications between school and home

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10 Reasons SchoolStatus Handles Data Better Than a SIS Alone

Published on September 13, 2021

Student information systems have grown over the years to include things like custom dashboards, parent portals, and human resource management. Where many fall short is integrating data from disparate sources and making data available to every educator who needs it.

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Why PowerSchool Districts Choose SchoolStatus for Data Analysis

Published on September 01, 2021

PowerSchool serves a variety of roles and features a detailed view of grades and attendance. For an integrated view of all student and district data, many PowerSchool districts use SchoolStatus.

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What You Need to Know About the Texas Executive Order for Contact Tracing

Published on August 31, 2021

State of Texas Executive Order GA-38 Necessitates the Need for Robust Contact Tracing and Quarantine Tracking Tools for K-12 School Districts

On August 19th, 2021, the State of Texas released updated COVID-19 guidelines under Executive Order GA-38 in regards to contact tracing and quarantine tracking in school districts.  The updated orders include the following required actions:

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Should Your District Have a Data Analytics Tool in Addition to your SIS? This Superintendent Says Yes

Published on August 25, 2021

Clinton Public Schools was a SchoolStatus customer for several years, using the solution to spot student data trends, view historical data, analyze accountability scores, and more. But in 2016, the district adopted Powerschool as their student information system and decided to make Powerschool’s analytical tools their primary data solution–dropping SchoolStatus in the process. 

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At-Risk Dashboard Helps Teachers Identify Students in Need

Published on July 20, 2021

In her seventeen years teaching, eighth-grade science teacher Emily Frayser has occasionally encountered students who are struggling more than others.

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SchoolStatus Announces Strategic Investment from PSG

Published on July 13, 2021

Investment to support product innovation and go-to-market acceleration

Ridgeland, MS – July 13, 2021 – SchoolStatus, a leading provider of SaaS education technology powering K-12 communications and student data analytics, announced that PSG, a leading growth equity firm partnering with middle-market software and technology-enabled services companies, has made a strategic investment in the company with the aim to accelerate growth and product innovation.

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Improving Digital Equity in Parent Communication

Published on July 09, 2021

The call for improved digital equity in K12 education takes on many forms within a school district. While much focus has been on improving broadband access to students homes, an area of digital equity that often gets overlooked is how we parents are expected to engage with their children’s school.

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Bridging Education and Employment: How this Mississippi School District Prepares Students for the ‘Real World’

Published on June 30, 2021


“If we could create an education system, what would that system look like?” Superintendent Chad Shealy is thinking practically about the endgame of K12 education. Looking at statistics for graduation rates, community college attrition, and even the alignment of bachelor’s degrees to employment, Shealy was disappointed. 

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SchoolStatus in the News

Parents Are the New Customer in EdTech

EdTech Today with Marcus Kingsley April 16, 2021 | EdTech Today

While some parents are poised to be more involved than ever before, other parents have been lost. SchoolStatus is set to further reinforce its position as the leading platform for data-informed communication.

4 Tips to Streamline Parent Engagement

parent-teacher-engagement March 29, 2021 | eSchool News

COVID has made simple and consistent parent-teacher engagement a bit more challenging, but not impossible--here are some tips.

How home visits help boost early literacy in Mississippi

EDUCATION INSPIRATION February 9, 2021 | DistrictAdmin

"I always ask, 'What can we as a school district do to help your child with reading," Mississippi superintendent says.

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