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Cool Tool | Schoolrunner

This is really a school achievement engine; it empowers schools to engage administrators, teachers, students, and parents with important information around student progress. Their focus is on real-time data and student accountability both academic and behavioral, all at a teacher’s fingertips. … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Silverback Learning Solutions

Their suite of products includes Mileposts and Teacher Vitae. Mileposts is a cloud-based Longitudinal Learning Portfolio which helps K-12 educators and administrators create and connect personalized learning plans and interventions to all of the assessments and instructional resources already available … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | BrightBytes Digital Privacy, Safety & Security

Technology in education has potential to create powerful learning experiences, but simultaneous to those experiences, educators feel an overwhelming ethical and legal obligation to provide a safe and secure digital environment. BrightBytes, in partnership with iKeepSafe,™ built the Digital Privacy, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | DataSense from Authentica Solutions

DataSense is an iPaaS (Integration Platform as a Service) solution for building, deploying, managing, and monitoring all of the steps in the data integration processes. It provides a single solution for data integration that adapts to any existing applications without the … Continue reading

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Data: The Key to Customized Instruction

Laying the cornerstone for the development of educational improvement at every level. THOUGHT LEADERSHIP | by Eliot Levinson and Bruce Thoren In the 1950s public education was a monopoly. Students had to attend their neighborhood schools. Education has evolved into … Continue reading

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The Most Revolutionary Interface of All

Why dashboards are not the answer to school districts’ data needs. GUEST COLUMN | by Vikram Somasundaram Working effectively with data is tricky for any organization, let alone school districts. Before working with data, you need to start with the … Continue reading

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Streamlined and Strengthened

Five new best practices for securing student data. GUEST COLUMN | by Adam Eberle A vital responsibility of school districts is to safeguard all statistics and information they gather about their students. While that data must be kept secure to … Continue reading

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Data for Kids

Helping students succeed with timely, actionable information to those who need it most. GUEST COLUMN | by Paige Kowalski The Data Quality Campaign (DQC) recently released a new vision and set of policy recommendations to help states enact policies critical … Continue reading

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Spark in Your Data

Efficient, holistic, and actionable analytics for the entire school community.  GUEST COLUMN | by Michael Williamson In America’s K-12 school districts, extremely valuable student performance data is spread out among many different systems and platforms. It’s tedious, expensive and virtually impossible … Continue reading

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The Data Dilemma in Education

GUEST COLUMN | by Jeremy Friedman The last decade has seen the rise of the Student Information System (SIS) and the Learning Management System (LMS) to help improve the workload of teachers and to help districts better prepare students. For … Continue reading

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