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Lauren,

Are you also generating transcripts with MMS?  What about class 
rankings and honor roll?

On Dec 20, 2006, at 10:05 PM, Lauren Parren wrote:

> ANESU is using MMS and it largely fills our needs.  Contact Michael
> Carper at [log in to unmask] for technical info.  We were pleased
> with the ability to upload our data to TetraData.  5 years ago, when we
> were searching, MMS was the best price for the most features.  We use
> on-line attendance each block at the high school, and all schools are
> using attendance, discipline, health modules in addition to the basic
> demographic stuff.
>
> Lauren Kelley Parren
> Educational Technology Coordinator ANESU
> Portfolio Coordinator, Mt.Abraham Union High School
> Bristol, Vermont 05443
> 802-453-2333
> fax 802-453-4359
>
> The illiterate of the 21st century will not be the one who can not read
> and write, but the one who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn (Alvin
> Toffler)
>
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>>>> [log in to unmask] 12/20/06 04:13PM >>>
> I've searched through archives on this list first, but didn't get much
> info....
>
> What are schools using for their student information systems?
>
> Here in Barre we are using Pearson Education Systems "Chancery
> SMS"  (web-based for K-8) and Chancery MacSchool (9-12).  While the
> current
> solution is working, and is integrated (via a replicator), there are
> changes afoot....
>
> Pearson has repositioned SMS as a product for middle to large school
> districts (their documentation states "30,000 students" as a starting
> point).  Barre has roughly 3k students.  We've also been told that
> MacSchool is going to go away at some point (date unknown).
>
> For K-8, SMS is used for electronic standards-based report cards,
> gradebook
> (middle school), electronic attendance, behavior incidents,
> transportation
> and transfer of student info between our 2 K-8 schools and the SHS/BVT
>
> campus.  For SHS/BVT, MacSchool is used for report cards, eclass
> gradebook,
> behavior, and attendance.
>
> So, we're wondering who is using what for a SIS.....and does it fit
> your
> needs?  comments?
>
>
> Rob Stalling
> Technology Support
> Barre Supervisory Union
> Barre, VT  05641
> [log in to unmask]
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Tommy J. Walz
Technology Coordinator
Barre Supervisory Union