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Skyward expands use of the Ed-Fi Data Standard

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Skyward, a K-12 school administrative software provider, has broadened the use of the Ed-Fi Data Standard in a move that it hopes will dramatically improve data interoperability between districts and state agencies. Comprehensive data technology is intended to improve school districts’ data submissions. Next page: What the Ed-Fi Alliance aims to do.

Texas districts enlist Skyward for data integration

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Two Texas institutions, Mesquite Independent School District and Village Tech Schools, have enlisted Skyward, a K-12 school administrative software provider, to unify school management and data processes. Both districts identified customer service as the primary factor in selecting Skyward, along with student data security, parent engagement and ease-of-use for teachers. A large suburban school district located just east of Dallas, Mesquite ISD selected the Student Management Suite from Skyward to answer its data integration needs. IT Management IT Newsletter News Top New

Skyward introduces new test bank management solution

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Skyward, a school administrative software provider, launched a new Test Bank Management Solution that supports in-district test bank management, collaboration among Skyward customers and integration with online test bank providers. Online assessment creation tool supports teachers, improves student growth. Next page: How created questions align with standards.

Partnerships strengthen computer science movement

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the staff at Pacelli Catholic Schools is working closely with Skyward , which is based nearby, to implement technology-based courses and computer science courses into the curriculum. Skyward has provided mentors to the district and brings industry perspective to the district. “This is a really major project for us,” said Ray Ackerlund, chief marketing officer at Skyward.