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.
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.
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:
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.
In her seventeen years teaching, eighth-grade science teacher Emily Frayser has occasionally encountered students who are struggling more than others.
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.
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.
“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.
After more than a year of pandemic instruction that brought teachers into living rooms and deputized parents as ad hoc instructors, equity in K12 education has become a critical focus for school districts.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words and nowhere is that more meaningful than in a K12 classroom.