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New Improved Seating Chart

Sycamore Education’s online school management software already included a nifty seating chart integrated into every classroom homepage. Now it’s even better.

 

Many of the enhancements that take place in our school management system are the direct result of feedback received from teachers and administrators. This is one of those enhancements.

 

The previous seating chart allowed teachers to easily move students around, and to associate a picture with each student, but it’s desks had to be arranged in straight rows and columns.

 

Now, we’d like to introduce you to…

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Sycamore Uses Open Source – and That’s a Great Thing!

Sycamore Education’s school management software utilizes open source code, and that’s a great thing. But what exactly is open source, and why should you care?

 

A couple examples:

Microsoft Office is closed source. It’s developed by a single entity with a limited number of paid developers, and only the final product that you run on your computer is made available. All of the source code is tightly controlled; it’s not freely available, and can’t be modified. And, of course, you pay…

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Coming Soon: Electronic Signature

Sycamore Education’s school management software will soon allow administrators the option of having parents sign for report cards electronically. No more printing hard copies, sending them home with students (or through the mail), and then trying to get them all signed and returned.

 

Utilitzing Sycamore’s electronic signature will be as simple as checking a box.

 

After the report card has been generated, parents can easily (and securely) log into Sycamore’s impressive parent web portal to electronically sign it….

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Enhanced Daycare Manager

Sycamore has added even more functionality to their school management software. Sycamore’s Childcare Manager simplifies and streamlines all aspects of managing a school’s daycare program. Now users have more flexibility when it comes to setting up recurring charges for families with kids in daycare or aftercare.

 

Schools can set up an unlimited number of pricing plans, and discounts for daycare/aftercare.

 

And now Sycamore offers more options when it comes to billing cycles. Users can now easily charge families on a daily basis, or set up recurring charges on a weekly…

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New Integrated Payment Options with PayJunction

Sycamore Education is so much more than just an online student information system. We offer over 300 completely integrated features, and the list keeps growing.

 

Our clients asked for this feature, and it’s here: Sycamore Education now offers integrated payments through PayJunction, a well-respected and established leader in payment processing.

 

Sycamore Education’s integration with PayJunction allows clients to affordably process credit cards and ACH (e-check) transactions from within the Sycamore Education system. Schools can easily set up recurring payments for…

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Improved Health Manager

Sycamore Education’s school management software includes over 300 integrated features. And we keep adding more.

 

Sycamore offers an excellent Health Manager, also called “Nurse’s Office,” where schools can keep track of all of their students’ health-related issues. Users (with proper permissions) are able to go to the Nurse’s Office, and easily access a particular student’s health/medical records.

 

The student’s health/medical profile provides quick access to information on allergies, immunizations, medical alerts, doctor contact information, approved medications, and…

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New and Improved Admissions

It’s the season for giving and we want to give our schools the biggest item on some of their lists: a new admissions portal! Sycamore Education has offered admissions as part of the student management system it provides to schools for…

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Volunteer Online with Sycamore Education

In 2013, Sycamore Education introduced one of our most popular features to date: a Parent/Teacher Conference Scheduler. The scheduler was met with rave reviews but it also initiated some creative thinking

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Sycamore Leaf Solutions Announces Scholarships

Sycamore Leaf Solutions, provider of web-based school management solutions leader, Sycamore Education, is offering their first annual student scholarship. The scholarship is offered to high school seniors that attend a school that…

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