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Portland State U Selects Purchasing Application for Campus-Wide Spend Management

In an effort to trim costs, streamline the purchasing process, and better serve its administrators and staff members, Portland State University (PSU) plans to implement a campus-wide procure-to-pay process.

How to Find Money For Technology Purchases--This Year

As another academic year begins, familiar funding sources are offering new money, and new proposals hold out the promise of future funds.

45-School Kansas District Swaps Out SIS for Web-Based System

Shawnee Mission School District in Kansas is dropping its current student information system and moving to a Web-based platform.

Sublette County SD Adopts Integrated Business Software To Cut Costs

To cut costs and streamline its  financial and human resources activities, Sublette County School District #1, based in Pinedale, WY, will implement a software package that will consolidate operations into a single database.

Forget ROI, Here's the 5-Step Tech Investment Plan Districts Should Be Using

When it comes to technology projects, the value of an investment should be defined by its educational return, not its financial return.

Texas District Implements Software To Help Students with College Planning and Applications

Plano Independent School District (PISD) in Texas has implemented a software suite to help school counselors and students select courses to match graduation and postsecondary goals, submit supporting documents with college applications, and track alumni.

Minnesota School District Implements System for Making Secure Online Payments

Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools in St. Paul, Minnesota has eliminated its paper-based payment system and switched to a financial management structure to handle all school-related fees online.

Connecticut District Launches Online Course Registration Management System

Amity Regional School District #5 in Connecticut will streamline its community education registration process.

In the Wake of Superstorms, Keeping School Data Safe

Keeping school data safe requires an evolving strategy that's equal parts paranoia, smart use of newer technologies, and taking the pain and turning it into gain.

Collaboration Helps Districts Share the Cloud

Cloud-based software is often touted as the easiest way to collaborate online. But now, two information technology centers in Ohio are collaborating to maintain the infrastructure of the cloud itself.

7 CTOs Discuss 'The Incredible Shrinking Budget'

Practical and strategic advice on how to practice smart IT in tough times.

Rochester District Shifts to Third-Party Provider for PeopleSoft Support

Rochester City School District has gone public with its move away from Oracle and to Rimini Street for annual maintenance of its PeopleSoft applications.

Pearson Partners with CompuClaim School-Based Medicaid Billing Solution Provider

CompuClaim, a provider of school-based Medicaid billing solutions, has joined the Independent Software Vendor program of Pearson's K-12 Technology group.

What Race to the Top's School Leadership Evaluations Really Look Like

If you thought teacher evaluations were a challenge, welcome to the new federal requirements for evaluating principals and superintendents.

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