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.

Certica Solutions Continues its Growth in Texas with the Addition of Three New District Customers

Certica Solutions today announced that Humble Independent School District, Lamar Consolidated Independent School District and San Antonio Independent School District have recently selected Certica’s data certification software, called Certify™, to monitor and improve the quality of district data they report to the Texas Education Agency (TEA) throughout the year, as well as non-reportable district data used for analysis and decision making.

Kansas City Missouri School District Selects Certica Solutions to Aid Data Collection Efforts

Certica Solutions today announced that Kansas City, Missouri School District (KCMSD) has selected Certica’s K-12 data certification software to help the district improve the accuracy and completeness of data submitted to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). The initial focus of KCMSD’s implementation is on data related to student transfers and withdrawals, which has a direct impact on the calculation of the district’s dropout rate.

Certica Solutions Introduces CertifyCALPADS to Aid California School Districts

Certica Solutions today announced the introduction of CertifyCALPADS™, a web-based data certification service designed for California school districts. California districts are in the process of transitioning their mandatory state reporting to a new statewide data collection system, called the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System, or CALPADS. CertifyCALPADS is a hosted service based on Certica Solutions’ existing Certify™ K-12 data certification software, which is already used by many districts in California and across the nation.

Certica Solutions’ Latest Software Release Promotes School Involvement in Data Certification

Certica Solutions, provider of K-12 education compliance and accountability software, today announced its latest version of Certify software, the data certification application used by local and regional education agencies across the nation. Certify 4.6, which is being released to user districts this fall, further facilitates the critical role that school personnel play in a district’s ability to pro-actively validate, monitor and reconcile high-stakes student and teacher data, especially prior to that data being reported to state and federal regulators.