The Greater Tier Southern Tier Board of Cooperative Education Services (GST BOCES) has implemented CohortTracker™ in fourteen school districts in its region. CohortTracker™ is an early warning web application that allows schools to monitor students’ progress towards graduation. Educators can identify students getting off track and intervene before it is too late. The app is licensed by Prism Decision Systems, LLC and will be available to other BOCES Regional Information Centers across the state before the end of this school year
View our screen cast introducing CohortTracker™, an early warning web application that allows schools to monitor students? progress towards graduation. Educators can identify students getting off track and intervene before it is too late. The app is designed to be a general-purpose student achievement tracking system that can be tailored to meet the specific needs of any education department.
In the late '90s, I had a colleague who was fond of saying, “When an operations analyst encounters a problem, he opens a spreadsheet. Now he has two problems…” Indeed. If you are responsible for a project that has a spreadsheet as a deliverable, go and suspend it now. Yes, now. Go on. When you return I?ll explain why you had to do it. Done? OK, I?ll continue. […]
CohortTracker™ is an early warning web application that allows schools to monitor students’ progress towards graduation. Educators can identify students getting off track and intervene with them before it is too late. Simple, intuitive and easy to use, CohortTracker™ is now available for license. For more information, read on at https://prismdecision.com/cohorttracker-early-warning-system
Prism recently delivered an iPad® app to Cornell University’s New York State Center for Rural Schools. Budget Playground allows school districts to create multi-year budget scenarios. They can then modify those scenarios in real-time to help boards of education agree to budgets that will be acceptable to district stakeholders.
Prism Decision Systems, LLC is now a certified Apple® developer, part of a dynamic and diverse community innovating with Apple technologies, including the iPhone® and iPad®. Prism will deliver lightweight applications that are easy to use and not burdened by unnecessary features or complexity.
Prism’s cohort tracker project demonstrates how an agile development approach can – in a matter of weeks, not years – deliver focused, actionable, real-time information to educational decision-makers at all levels. Read on at https://prismdecision.com/cohort-tracker-developed-using-agile-approach
Prism Decision Systems, LLC and its partner Decision Mechanics Limited have released a demonstration cohort tracker web application. The app solves a common school district data issue: year-to-year, month-to-month and day-to-day, they do not know accurately who is in each “active” accountability cohort and what each member?s status is vis-a-vis graduation. The app gives superintendents, principals, guidance counselors and other staff the information they need when they need it in easy-to-use, pre-designed reports: real-time lists of each accountability cohort by total cohort, NCLB subgroups and each cohort member. Read on at https://prismdecision.com/cohort-tracker-web-app-promotes-on-time-graduation