Eagan, MN- GuideK12™ and Pearson’s K-12 Technology group today announce a multifaceted strategic relationship that combines the global scale and reach of Pearson with GuideK12’s Geovisual Analytics capabilities to give customers unprecedented geo visualization of student data found in PowerSchool®, the leading student information system. The Independent Software Vendor (ISV) relationship will help school districts improve learning, produce accurate forecasts, build capacity plans, facilitate transparent boundary discussions, and optimize district resources.
“GuideK12™ offers unique, new data visualization and analysis technology to PowerSchool customers enabling better strategic planning and decision making,” said Bryan MacDonald, CTO for Pearson’s K-12 Technology group. “We are thrilled that customers can explore their PowerSchool data with GuideK12™ to display the complex three-dimensional information on a map.”
“We are proud to be working collaboratively with Pearson,” said Chuck Amos, CEO for GuideK12™. “Visualizing student data linked to their geographic location reveals patterns and trends that may be hidden from view with any other method and helps drive data driven decision-making. We believe this arrangement is tremendous for school districts across the country.”
Pearson (NYSE:PSO), the global leader in education and learning technology, aims to help people make progress in life through learning. Pearson’s leadership spans pre-K12, higher education, and corporate learning globally. Pearson’s other primary businesses include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group. For more information about the K-12 Technology group of Pearson, visit www.pearsonschoolsystems.com.
GuideK12 LLC is a geovisual analytics software company that enables education decision makers to instantly explore and analyze school district data by adding a geographic and visual dimension to their student and community information. Named one of SIIA’s 2012 10 most innovative education technology products, GuideK12™ serves large metro, suburban and rural school districts throughout the United States. GuideK12 LLC is a privately owned company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For more information please visit www.guidek12.com.
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