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InfoSnap and WSIPC expand partnership

Infosnap, Inc. expanded its partnership with WSIPC. More than 280 schools and districts are WSIPC members across the western states. In addition to offering its customized online enrollment and registration solutions to WSIPC members, the expanded partnership will include school choice, lottery and open enrollment solutions.

Miami-Dade County School District partners with myON

Florida’s Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the fourth largest school district in the U.S., is implementing myON in all 250 of the district’s K8 schools for the current school year.

Key Data Systems and Performance Matters deliver assessments

Performance Matters is partnering with Key Data Systems to offer new Common Core items and over 200 pre-built assessments as part of the Unify next generation assessment platform.

Lombard School District 44 hires new superintendent

The Illinois school district's new superintendent, Michael Robey, is replacing two interim superintendents who have been sharing the job since July. Robey currently serves as superintendent in Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview School District 89.

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Michigan district superintendent leaving at end of school year

Kent ISD Superintendent Kevin A. Konarska announced plans to retire at the end of the current school year. He will begin his ninth year with the district in January.

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Austin ISD board selects Paul Cruz as superintendent

The Texas district voted unanimously to have Paul Cruz lead the district as superintendent. Cruz has been the interim superintendent since Meria Carstarphen left at the end of this past school year for the superintendent job in Atlanta.

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Expanding Medicaid can help Florida's children succeed in school

Children who have health insurance through Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program go further in school than children who are uninsured, according to a recent report. Florida policymakers need to keep in mind that the state's education and health care investments complement each other.

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While tribal schools suffer, military schools prosper

The question is why one federal school system is adequately funded while the other is not. Students both on military bases and on remote Indian reservations deserve modern schools that maximize learning opportunities.

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Recovery School District can't find $7 million in property, audit says

Louisiana's Recovery School District can't locate $7 million in property, including computers and equipment, according to a new audit. The review says the number of missing items has grown significantly since last year.

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School officials charged with stealing school funds in Pennsylvania

Two former ranking officials at the Coatesville Area School District mismanaged and misappropriated school funds while their struggling school system sunk deeper into debt, the Chester County district attorney alleged.

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