Apple business unit
on Wednesday announced the release of PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS) 3.7. The new version adds features including an automated schedule scenario set-up, advanced scheduling features and more.
PowerSchool is a Web-based student information system aimed at K-12 schools and school districts. It can be used for student scheduling, attendance, grade-keeping and more, and can be accessible to administrators, faculty and parents alike. The software works on both Mac and Windows platforms.
PowerSchool SIS 3.7 incorporates other new features like automatic lunch and study hall scheduling for students and teachers; automatic periods-per-cycle calculation; a “room-free constraint” capability that keeps classrooms available during specified times, and more.
In related news, PowerSchool announced that it has been chosen as a finalist of the 2004 Software and Information Industry Association’s (SIAA) Codie Award for Best Education Administration Solution — the third year in a row it has been named as a finalist. (PowerSchool won Codie Awards it was nominated for in 2002 and 2003 as well.)