Microsoft Corp. and PowerSchool have announced a new partnership that will bring together PowerSchool’s K-12 technologies with Microsoft’s O365 for Education productivity suite, Windows devices, and cloud infrastructure.
By combining PowerSchool’s Unified Classroom™ and Student Information System with Microsoft’s productivity suite, Windows devices, and Azure infrastructure, the partnership aims to enable collaboration, give students the ability to learn in ways that work best for them, and help parents understand and support their child’s progress.
Key aims include:
- Teachers will be able to manage all aspects of their classroom and use Microsoft Office 365 in one solution.
- With PowerSchool’s solutions hosted on Microsoft Azure, the partnership will offer security, scalability, and reliability to their cloud solutions.
- Students will have more ways to demonstrate learning, collaborate with others, and personalize their learning experiences.
- The partnership will provide educators with data about operational metrics and student performance.