SunGard K-12 Education’s PLUS 360 suite was recognized with the eSchool News’ 2014-2015 Readers’ Choice Award. Featured products were nominated by K-12 educational leaders and administrators from across the country as today’s best products and services in educational technology.

This past spring, more than 1,300 educators and administrators from K-12 schools and districts across North America nominated their favorite ed-tech products or services. The result “is a list of ed-tech products and services that have proven to be effective,” says Dennis Pierce, editorial director of eSchool News. “We hope readers will find this information valuable as they consider what technologies they should use in their own schools.”

SunGard K-12 Education’s PLUS 360 suite—which helps districts lead without limits—is a single integrated software solution for the management of student information, assessment and curriculum, special education, and financial and human resources. With PLUS 360, educators are able to access the information they need to help engage students, affect positive change, and ultimately improve student achievement. The administrative software solutions can be deployed to work together or implemented as stand-alone systems to help meet educational goals and requirements.

Joel Hames, SunGard K-12 Education’s director of product management, is honored by the recognition. “SunGard K-12 Education is proud to develop administrative software that supports our nation’s educators in helping to improve student achievement,” he says. “Every day, our team focuses on providing tools that make our customers’ jobs easier. We listen closely to our customers so that we’re not just broadening our software’s functionality but we’re also making enhancements to better meet their changing needs.”

About SunGard K-12 Education
One of SunGard’s business units, SunGard K-12 Education offers software solutions designed to help teachers, administrators, and parents support student achievement. For more information, visit SunGard K-12 Education at

About SunGard
SunGard is one of the world’s leading software and technology services companies, with annual revenue of about $2.8 billion. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, education, and the public sector. SunGard serves approximately 16,000 customers in more than 100 countries and has more than 13,000 employees. For more information, please visit

About eSchool Media
eSchool Media Inc. is a news and information organization delivering print, online, email, and video communications to more than half a million K-20 decision makers and influencers throughout North America and around the world. Its information networks help educators successfully use technology to transform education and achieve their goals. eSchool News is the flagship publication of eSchool Media Inc., which also includes eCampus News, serving higher education, and eClassroom News, an electronic publication network for teachers.

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