You may want to check out LiFT before you buy into anything. We had a demo
last night at our CVEDC class and it looks promising. I think Mt. Abe is
piloting it as are a few other districts around the state:


On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 11:16 AM, Drew Blanchard <[log in to unmask]>

> Greetings!
> We’re moving to a proficiency based graduation system here in Winooski,
> and are designing our PLPs accordingly.  The problem for us lies in our
> SMS’s inability to provide live data for the PLPs - sort of a *summary*
> of students’ progress.  We’re also frustrated by the fact our SMS
> (Web2School) and LMS (Canvas) cannot talk to each other (both vendors blame
> each other).  The weak link in this chain seems to be our SMS, but before
> we jump ship and make a huge change to our systems, is anyone using an SMS
> that does double duty as an LMS?  Powerschool seems to fit that bill, and
> we have anecdotal evidence which suggests those using Powerschool also use
> it for their PLPs, but before I contact the vendor I’m looking for
> recommendations.
> And, does anyone have a PLP which is linked to their SMS/LMS, to provide
> real time “progress updates” for students?  We’re moving to Google Sites
> for PLPs, but will happily switch gears for something which provides this
> integration.
> Thanks!
> Drew
> (off list/direct replies also appreciated)
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> Drew Blanchard
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