TestWiz Assessment Suite Supports Common Core State Standards

Certica Solutions, a leading provider of P-12 education performance management solutions, today announced that its TestWiz™ student assessment suite now provides functionality to create and administer assessments online, and to analyze those results independently or with other assessment results. The introduction of online assessment, in combination with a rich set of test items available in TestWiz, is the latest advance in Certica’s commitment to providing educators with local assessments which are aligned with the Common Core State Standards.

Certica Solutions Acquires dataMetrics Software

Certica Solutions, a leading provider of P-12 education performance management solutions, today announced that it has acquired the business and assets of dataMetrics Software, the provider of TestWiz™, a prominent student assessment application suite.

Certica Solutions Launches CertifySIRS to Aid New York School Districts

Certica Solutions today announced the launch of CertifySIRS™ as a hosted data certification service designed to assist New York State school districts with their state data reporting. CertifySIRS is based on Certica Solutions’ Certify™ K-12 data certification software, used by more than 125 districts nationwide. CertifySIRS provides districts with the ability to improve the process of accurately reporting data to the New York State Education Department (NYSED), thereby allowing districts to dramatically improve productivity while attaining appropriate levels of state and federal funding and demonstrating compliance with state policies.

Certica Solutions Supports Federal Education Stimulus and Reform Goals

Certica Solutions, a leading provider of data management solutions to P-12 school districts, today announced that districts nationwide are investing federal ARRA stimulus funds, including Race to the Top (RT3) funds, in Certica’s data certification software, which enables schools to pro-actively and systematically validate and monitor data about students, teachers, courses and assessments.

Certica Solutions Aids Florida Districts in Assuring Compliance with Class Size Amendment

Certica Solutions, a leading provider of data management solutions to K-12 school districts, today announced that its Class Size Monitoring application is helping Florida school districts minimize the costs, risk and effort associated with the state’s Class Size Reduction Amendment. Two of those districts – Orange County Public Schools and Seminole County Public Schools – partnered with Certica in the design and testing of the application.

Killeen ISD Partners with Certica Solutions to Improve Data Quality

Certica Solutions today announced that the company is continuing to expand its customer base in Texas with Killeen Independent School District acquiring Certica’s data certification software, called Certify™. Certify helps K-12 districts pro-actively maintain the accuracy and completeness of data on a daily, year-round basis with an automated process the company calls “data certification.” Certify provides personalized, on-line Data Certification Scorecards™ to school and district personnel, so they can be alerted to data problems on a regular basis.

Certica Solutions Secures 100th School District with Dallas ISD

Certica Solutions, a leading provider of compliance and accountability software for the K-12 education market, today announced that it has secured its 100th school district customer with the addition of Dallas Independent School District. Dallas ISD is one of a number of Texas school districts which use Certica Solutions’ Certify™ software to pro-actively and continuously validate and monitor student, school and teacher data – critical for districts’ compliance with state and federal reporting mandates and local, data-driven decision-making.

Certica Solutions Continues to Expand its Partnership with New York Educational Service Agencies

Certica Solutions today announced that its partnership with New York State Regional Information Centers (RICs) to provide a data validation service to school districts has expanded to include two additional RICs: Mid-Hudson RIC and Nassau BOCES. These two RICs join Lower Hudson RIC and Eastern Suffolk BOCES in the collaboration with Certica. The service, known as the New York State Data Validation Service, helps districts improve the accuracy and completeness of data reported to the New York State Education Department (NYSED) through Level 0, NYSED’s district data collection system.

California School Districts Team with Certica Solutions to Ease CALPADS Reporting

Certica Solutions today announced that it is continuing to broaden its presence in California, prompted by school districts’ need to comply with the new, statewide student data collection system, called the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System, or CALPADS. Districts which have recently adopted Certica Solutions’ data certification capability include Anaheim Union High, Hemet Unified, Morongo Unified, and South San Francisco Unified.