[K12OSN] Power School????

Huck dhuckaby at paasda.org
Tue Dec 9 18:13:26 UTC 2008

We just adopted PowerSchool(their hosted solution..== less nightmare for 
me)...and it's quite nice other than the 'java applet' for the 

You host it yourself and they only support Mac and Windows server 
installs though...at least a year ago that was the case.

You can use any browser but certain 'advanced' features are only 
accessible using IE.


Steve Hampton wrote:
>     On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 4:51 PM, Accessys at smart.net
>     <mailto:Accessys at smart.net> <accessys at smart.net
>     <mailto:accessys at smart.net>>wrote:
>      >
>      > I've finally got our school to consider K12ltsp but they want "power
>      > school" or an equivilant.  also there is a desire for a live CD.
>      >
>      > we're a parochial high school in Baltimore MD.
>      >
>     I am a volunteer supporting a public middle school in San Francisco that
>     uses Power School.  I am told by one of the teachers who is
>     sympathetic to
>     FOSS that he has been told that Power School is in the process of
>     making PS
>     browseable.  At that point, the problem will go away.
> Unless this is the wrong power school:
> http://www.powerschool.com/product/
> The problem is already gone their introductory statement as posted below 
> indicates that the system is already browseable.
> "PowerSchool is a fully integrated, web-based, cross-platform student 
> information system used by thousands of school districts. Fast to 
> implement, reliable, and affordable*."
> *Steve Hampton
> Currently Looking......
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