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Educational Data Systems at CERA 2017

November 28, 2017

We are proud to contribute to the 2017 California Educational Research Association (CERA) Annual Conference. This year’s conference theme is “Improving Education through Partnership: Sharing Ideas, Connecting Systems, and Creating Solutions.” Our co-presentation discusses our solution to helping manage the logistics and scoring of performance tasks. Educational Data Systems is participating in a number of … Read more

School Districts: Four Benefits of Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology

October 26, 2017

By David Johnston, GIS specialist at Educational Data Systems – In today’s technologically connected world, we are constantly using Google Search to find the answers to our questions. In seconds, we can find the location of the nearest sandwich shop along with its reviews, website, and more. This is an example of geographic information systems … Read more

Leverage the Power of GIS Technology to Improve Communication

October 19, 2017

Research from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) indicates that there is a positive correlation between the involvement of family and community in schools and the improved academic achievement of students, including higher grade-point averages, better scores on standardized tests, and higher attendance rates. And for families of all socioeconomic, racial/ethnic, and educational backgrounds—and … Read more

Four Tips to Save Time Answering Parent Questions

October 12, 2017

The questions: “My child is going into the 6th grade. Which middle school will he attend?” “We just moved into the district. Which bus should my child ride? Where is the bus stop nearest our home?” The answer: Technology. In many schools, the administrative staff takes care of office tasks, schedules appointments for school leaders … Read more

Welcome to Our Blog

October 5, 2017

Here at Educational Data Systems, we’ve gathered quite a bit of knowledge over our 40+ years in business. And we’re pretty passionate about what we do, so we’ve decided to share some of what we’ve learned with the community. Besides, our PR company said it would help “position [us] as thought leaders” and “drive inbound … Read more