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infosnap and Pearson embed infosnap Online Registration solutions within PowerSchool; first use by San Diego Unified School District

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

infosnap and Pearson embed infosnap Online Registration solutions within PowerSchool; first use by San Diego Unified School District14:00 EST Wednesday, February 06, 2013AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- infosnap, inc., the largest provider of online registration solutions to K-12 school districts that utilize Pearson's PowerSchool student information system, announces its selection by Pearson to provide these services to the 130,000 student San Diego Unified School District.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130206/PH55564LOGO )To meet San Diego's requirements, derived from California education law, infosnap will also be providing school choice functionality.  To assist infosnap, Pearson is currently developing a plug-in customized for infosnap that will effectuate automated two-way data exchange between infosnap and PowerSchool.  infosnap's plug-in will be exclusively embedded in the PowerSchool software in an upcoming PowerSchool release, anticipated in the spring of 2013. This will enable both administrators and families to access infosnap services directly from their respective PowerSchool portals."As the largest provider of online registration solutions to PowerSchool users, we are always striving to innovate and improve our services and in particular, our integration with PowerSchool," said Lou Trotter, infosnap CEO. "The addition of school choice functionality, plus the support of the Pearson team to embed infosnap's automated two-way data exchange in PowerSchool, will provide great benefits to our PowerSchool districts.""infosnap's experience in implementing complex online registration and enrollment solutions and their ability to seamlessly integrate with a PowerSchool district of any size makes infosnap an excellent choice to work with us to ensure success for San Diego Unified School District," said Oliver Wreford, Director of Business Development for Pearson K-12 Technology.About infosnap, inc.infosnap was founded in 2000 and serves a growing client base of more than 450 customers across the US, Canada, and overseas. infosnap is the leading provider of online admission and registration solutions designed specifically for Pre K-12 independent schools, public school districts and charter schools. More than one million online admissions, enrollment (registration) and inquiry forms have been successfully submitted using infosnap solutions. www.infosnap.com About Pearson Pearson (NYSE:PSO), the global leader in education and learning technology, aims to help people make progress in life through learning. Pearson's leadership spans pre-K12, higher education, and corporate learning globally. Pearson's other primary businesses include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group. For more information about the K-12 Technology group of Pearson, visit www.pearsonschoolsystems.com.Contact:Noel Johnson301-986-1600marketing@infosnap.comSOURCE infosnap