Author Archives: Curtis Loo

Attendance Reports Troubleshooting Checklist

Below is checklist of the most common types of items that can create problems in your Monthly Student Attendance Reports (MARS). This is true for the Monthly Student Attendance and Attendance Summary by Grade reports in PowerSchool. Is your attendance … Continue reading

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What does your school need to do to access Common Core Implementation Funding?

Now that it is known that AB 86 creates a significant amount of funding for schools to utilize technology services and products for student performance, what are the conditions to receiving those funds? According to the text of AB 86: … Continue reading

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$1.25 billion in new CA Funding can help you build Student Performance Systems in 13-14

On July 1st, 2013, The Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown approved California Assembly Bill 86 which allocates 1.25 billion dollars for Common Core Implementation Funding that can integrate “academic content standards through technology-based instruction for purposes of improving the academic … Continue reading

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Importing Sections into PowerSchool for Summer school

If you are setting up Summer school now, some of those system requirements used at the beginning of the school year might come into play and could create issues when setting up your sections. Here is a brief reminder of … Continue reading

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Introducing Data Schoolhouse™

DDFS is proud to announce a brand new service for the 13-14 school year that will revolutionize how schools access big data. Have you ever: wondered what areas of the school/teachers/staff/students can be improved? wished that your school data would … Continue reading

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