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Geovisualization software is shaping school districts

November 2013

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GUIDEK12 named finalist for 14th annual TEKNE awards

October 2013

Minnesota High Tech Association recognizes top tech companies in MN, winners to be named at Ceremony on Nov. 6
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GuideK12 named Software Pick for 2013 by Scholastic Administrator

Fall 2013 Issue

Learn a lot about your district with GuideK12 interactive mapping software and uncover answers to tough district questions
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GuideK12 and Templeton Demographics announce strategic alliance

Sept 2013

Powerful combination of demographic forecasting data and innovative, geovisual analytic software to offer more answers for district decision makers
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t|h|e Journal special report: GuideK12 maps the way to true data driven decision making

Sept 2013

Geovisual software can help district leaders make decisions about redistricting, attrition, and transportation. Location Based Data to the rescue. Article on Page 27
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Miami Dade County Schools renews contract with GuideK12

August 2013

After a very successful year and positive results, Miami-Dade renews contract to continue using Geovisual analytics to drive effective district decisions
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GuideK12 highlighted in Tech & Learning ISTE Recap on hot technologies

July 2013

T&L selected hot new technologies from ISTE in San Antonio, including GuideK12 and featuring the Farmington, NM district going live with GuideK12.

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Northwest ISD Embraces Innovative Geo-visual Analytic Software

June 2013

One of the fastest growing districts in Texas understands the power of real-time data visualization to drive district decisions.

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Farmington,NM tackles issues like School Choice with GuideK12

April 2013

New Mexico District analyzing school choice, and resource placement for a highly mobile student population with a breakthrough solution from GuideK12. District leaders sought out an application to save them time and precious resources to support their district’s current and future planning needs.

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GuideK12 wins 2013 Cool Tools Award for “Best District Data Solution” by EdTech Digest

April 2013

GuideK12, geovisual analytics for education, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the winner of the “2013 Cool Tools Award” in the category of “Best District Data Solution” from a pool of eight finalists, as well as was named a finalist in the “Best Student Academic Tracking Solution”.

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GuideK12 named as finalist for “Best K12 Enterprise Solution” by SIIA CODiE awards

March 2013

“We are proud to receive this honor from the SIIA team and feel we have a very unique offering. The enterprise category is important to us, as our product liberates data and puts it closer to the decision makers throughout the district,” stated Chuck Amos, CEO, GuideK12.

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Back-Office Business: Ed Tech in Action. March Tech & Learning Magazine highlighting GuideK12 and Calcasieu Parish

March 2013

Calcasieu Parish, LA innovating with GuideK12, geovisual analytics

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Innovation in Education NSBA Journal – GuideK12 highlighted as Showcase Company

February 2013

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GuideK12 sponsors EdTalk Radio Segment

January 2013

Interviews from Patte Barth and Jim Hull from NSBA’s Center of Public Education. New research on college attainment and hours in school

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GuideK12 named as a Technology Innovation Showcase Company by the National School Board Association

January 2013

“The Technology Innovation Showcase was created to highlight emerging companies that represent the diversity of new solutions in education,” said Ann Flynn, NSBA’s Director of Education Technology and State Association Services. GuideK12 is one of only six companies selected for this honor.

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Debbie Karcher, CIO, Miami-Dade County Public Schools Webinar Summary

December 2012

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Calcasieu Parish is translating student data into actionable insights

December 2012

“What used to take weeks, now only takes minutes.” Dr. Abshire, CTO, Calcaseiu Parish Public Schools, LA

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GuideK12™ Named a District Administration Magazine 2012 Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product

December 2012

District Administration Magazine

GuideK12 is proud to be selected by the DA readers as a product that has made a positive difference in their school districts.

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Mapping School Boundary Changes

November 2012

American School Board Association Journal - Ann Flynn

GuideK12 created a product specifically designed for K-12 decision-makers that had many of the country’s education technology leaders buzzing at a recent event, because they know what a painful process redistricting can be for their districts.

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Miami-Dade Implements GuideK12, Geovisual Analytics

October 2012

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) has implemented GuideK12 geovisual analytics to build stronger communities and examine student needs. The state-of-the-art technology allows the district to instantly geographically explore and analyze school district data to improve decision-making.

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GuideK12 invited to inaugural Data Palooza in Washington DC with DOE

October 2012

GuideK12 participated in the first Education Datapalooza, hosted by the White House and the U.S. Department of Education on October 9th 2012.

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An Interview with GuideK12 CEO, Chuck Amos

September 2012

“The moment that I really enjoy,” says Amos, “is when we show an administrator information from a Student Information System and other district data sets, connected to household county data all displayed on an easy-to-read, interactive map. The potential impact of representing their data this way immediately resonates and the response is overwhelmingly positive.”

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Deb Karcher, CIO, Miami-Dade County Public Schools talks about GuideK12 in September Issue of District Administration Magazine

September 2012

“I don’t really get excited about products because we see so many of them, but one particular product, GuideK12, is now giving us a geo-dimension to student data. It presents our data in ways that we’ve never been able to look at it before.”

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GuideK12 Featured in EdTech Digest, Cool Tool Section

August 22, 2012

GuideK12, one of the only providers of geovisual analytics specifically for the K-12 marketplace, helps enable decision makers at all levels to instantly explore and analyze school district data by adding geographic and visual dimensions to their student and community information through a web-based tool.

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GuideK12 & Excensus Agree to Expanded Strategic Development Partnership

August 2012

This announcement cements an established working arrangement between the two companies, allowing for the continued, rapid development and deployment of the next generation of tools for GuideK12. Based in Minnesota, both parties view this partnership as the pathway to providing educators with the future of geovisual analytical tools, shaping the future of resource optimization and planning for school districts nation-wide.

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GuideK12 Selected as a Pearson Independent Software Vendor

July 17, 2012

GuideK12 and Pearson’s K-12 Technology group announce a multifaceted strategic relationship that combines the global scale and reach of Pearson with GuideK12’s Geovisual Analytics capabilities to give customers unprecedented geo visualization of student data found in PowerSchool®, the leading student information system.

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GuideK12 Announces Chuck Amos as CEO

June 13, 2012

Chuck is a proven industry executive with over 20 years of success in driving growth and creating new opportunities for companies in the educational technology marketplace. For many years he has been an independent consultant with educational technology companies globally, including GuideK12.

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Twelve New EdTech Companies to Watch

June 6th e-School News Digital

Providing insight traditionally reserved for demographers, GuideK12 aims to simplify complex, three-dimensional information by visually displaying the results with a few clicks.

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GuideK12 Selected in Top 10 Most Innovative Education Technology Products

May 2012

SIIA Innovation Incubator Touts Product’s Ability to Visualize Planning Scenarios
GuideK12 has been selected by the Software & Information Industry Association, [SIIA] as one of ten “most innovative education technology products and services” for their Innovation Incubator program, an initiative that raises awareness of the most innovative ed tech products and services in the marketplace. GuideK12 will be showcased at the ED TECH Industry Summit: Bridging K-12 & Postsecondary in San Francisco from May 6–8.

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