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Administrative/Business Tools


Heartland Launches Mobile School Payment Apps

A company that provides payment systems for a number of segments, including K-12, recently released mobile apps specifically to allow families to manage their children's school financial accounts.

For Laptops and Tablets, Do You Even Need Insurance?

As they put more devices in the hands of younger students, districts are calculating whether the peace of mind that comes with insurance is worth the cost.

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.

Research Driven? Here's How to Plan Your 1-to-1 Program the Right Way

A 1-to-1 initiative is only as good as the research, planning, and leadership behind it. The experts at Project RED detail the proven way to plan a successful program.

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.

Des Moines Public Schools Adopts Web-Based Workforce Management Tool

The largest school district in Iowa is shifting from a "1985-era system" to manage time and attendance to a Web-based application.

Making the CFO Your BFF

Forging a connection between technology and financial leaders is key to any digital transformation.

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.

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