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Archive for October, 2012

District Adopts Pearson PowerSchool and SchoolNet

At the regular meeting of the Governing Board this past Tuesday, 10/23/12, the Board approved the Administration’s recommendation to adopt Pearson PowerSchool as the District’s Student Information System (SIS) and Pearson SchoolNet as the District’s Instructional Management System (IMS). The adoption of these systems represents a monumental and foundational change how the District manages data, […]

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Internet Bandwidth Sluggishness – Monday 10/22/2012

The SUSD network is experiencing significant delays and sluggishness for traffic to and from the Internet. The problem has been identified by the ISP and they are working on the repair. These problems are related to the upgrade that we have ordered to increase our bandwidth (see post below).   The ISP is actively working […]

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Internet Bandwidth Increase Imminent

Internet Bandwidth Needs With the expansion of the One-to-One program (over 8000 laptops) and the adoption of a large suite of web-based digital curricula the district’s Internet bandwidth has been a figurative bottle-neck. The district employs a bandwidth shaping device to prioritize essential traffic over non-essential traffic. Here is a snapshot of the bandwidth utilization […]

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Middle School Projector Installations Underway; High School Projectors Approved

The installations by IT Technicians of the middle school projectors has commenced this week.  All installations will be completed by the end of October for all middle schools.  Two crews have been tasked to complete the installations as quickly as possible. Please contact Bobby Calderon, IT Supervisor, if you have any questions regarding these installations.   The Technology Executive Committee has […]

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Update on Microsoft Office Licensing for Student One-to-One Devices

Cabinet has approved a recommendation to utilize existing MS Office 2007 licenses to cover licensing needs for student One-to-One devices. While this version is not the most current, it is the most cost effective way of providing MS Office to ensure student devices have fully compatible Office applications. In addition, Cabinet has approved the purchase […]

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