Student Information Systems
School & District Management Google Experimenting With New Cloud Storage, Artificial Intelligence Initiative for K-12
Google is working with Washington's Evergreen Public Schools on a new effort that has big implications for the way K-12 districts store and analyze student data.
Special Education N.Y.C. Shelving Troubled Special Education Data System
After investing eight years on a system that fell far short of expectations, the city is gearing up to replace or fix it.
Law & Courts Los Angeles Settles Suit With Data-Software Vendor
The Los Angeles Unified School District has paid $3.75 million to settle a lawsuit with the vendor of a software system designed to track attendance, grades, schedules, and other student data, officials said.
IT Management Tech. Tools for Managing Schools Face Stagnant Market
Purchases of technologies that help power districts' administrative and operational functions have lagged, although some observers predict a rebound in the near future.
Assessment Project Aims to Help Districts Put Digital Learning Systems in Place
A pair of education organizations are seeking to help districts make wise decisions about purchasing student information and learning management systems.
Classroom Technology eLearning Update: Data Transparency vs. Student Privacy
Student information systems are making it easier than ever for parents to keep up with their students' progress. But not everyone is happy about it.
Education Opinion The Letter From: Information Systems, Accountability and Adaptive Management
As someone who reads the newspaper, I am more than disappointed that the use of student information systems for accountability has focused narrowly on teachers. I know it is simplistic, impolitic, unnecessary and counterproductive.