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FileMaker Pro and No Child Left Behind Compliance Highlighted in Presentation at 2007 National School Boards Association Conference (NSBA)

  • 12 April, 2007 13:31

<p><i>Analysing individual and grade level performance featured in presentation.</i></p>
<p>The role of a FileMaker Pro database solution in helping schools gather and analyse student and grade-level data for complying with No Child Left Behind regulations will be discussed at the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Annual Conference, 14-17 April, at the Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, California. (http://www.nsba.org/conference/).</p>
<p>On Monday, 16 April, 8:00 – 9:15 a.m., a session entitled “Stepping Up Student Information Systems to Ensure No Child Left Behind” will be co-presented by Greg Walker, data solutions administrator for Pinellas County Schools, Key Largo, Florida, and Bob Barboza, resource specialist for the Paramount Unified School District, Paramount, California. The presentation will describe how the Pinellas County school system has implemented a FileMaker database system to interact with its Student Information System (SIS) to analyse individual and grade level performance results.</p>
<p>FileMaker database software helps schools in collecting, managing and reporting on student and administrative data. More than 10,000 K-12 schools use FileMaker in their data-driven decision-making processes to achieve greater operational efficiency, comply with federal and state reporting requirements, and track student performance. Recently, Technology &amp; Learning magazine named FileMaker Pro a 2006 Legacy Award winner. Educators can download a 30-day free trial of FileMaker Pro 8.5 which includes the K-12 Education Starter Kit, featuring five education starter solutions, a K-12 resource guide, and a student assessment white paper at www.filemakertrial.com/k-12.</p>
<p><b>About FileMaker, Inc.</b></p>
<p>FileMaker Pro is used by millions of individuals and workgroups around the world to be more productive and efficient. Business, education and government customers rely on FileMaker to manage people, projects, images, assets and other information. In addition to being the number one-selling easy-to-use database software, the award-winning FileMaker product line also includes low-cost Applications that automate basic business tasks, ready-to-use Starter Solutions, and tools to create and share solutions from the desktop to the web. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple Inc.</p>
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<p><b>Customer contact:</b></p>
<p>1800 028 316</p>
<p>www.filemaker.com.au</p>
<p><b>Media contact:</b></p>
<p>Amanda Brown</p>
<p>Kinetics Pty Ltd</p>
<p>07 5501 5722</p>
<p>amanda@kinetics.com.au</p>
<p>©2007 FileMaker, Inc. All rights reserved. FileMaker is a trademark of FileMaker, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.</p>

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