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For Immediate release

April 2014 Product Release

Common Goal Systems, a leading developer of cloud-based software for schools, announces several enhancements to TeacherEase and SchoolInsight. TeacherEase is software for the digital classroom and SchoolInsight is a comprehensive student information system.

The new functionality includes:

Default Values for Student Fields. In an effort to reduce the time required to enter new students, default values can now be set for most student data fields, including custom fields.
     Admin Main > Options > Configure Student Data
     Admin Main > Options > Configure Student Data > Mass Edit Default Values

(OK only) Statistical Reporting. To assist districts with audits by Regional Accreditation Officers, a number of new reports have been added. This create a one-stop-shop for First Quarter and Annual Statistical Reporting.
     Admin Main > Reports > Attendance Register
     Admin Main > Reports > Transportation Register
     Admin Main > Reports > Exit/Off-Roll
     Admin Main > Reports > Site/Grade Summary
     Admin Main > Reports > Student Register
     Admin Main > Reports > Grade/Race/Gender Summary
     Admin Main > Reports > Activity Absences
     Admin Main > Reports > Consecutive Absences
     Admin Main > Reports > Out of School Suspensions

(OK only) Activity and Suspension Attendance Coding. To accommodate Activity Absence and Out of School Suspension reports, new fields have been added to Attendance Codes.
     Admin Main > Attendance > Attendance Codes

(OK only) Export data for Choctaw Nation students. SchoolInsight now integrates with Mizuni to automatically transfer student information on Choctaw Nation students. This data should better enable the Choctaw Nation to identify and support their students in need of help.

(IL only) Student Course Assignment K-8. Final grades can now be excluded from the Student Course Assignment for K-8 students.
     Admin Main > Import/Export > Export ISBE Files

(IL only) Student Data for PARCC. A new ISBE Export has been added to allow districts to sync student data for the PARCC test, “Student Data for PARCC.”
     Admin Main > Import/Export > Export ISBE Files

(IL only) Early Childhood Outcomes Progress Ratings. Early Childhood Exit Ratings have been updated to Progress Rating to stay consistent with changes from ISBE
     Admin Main > Import/Export > Export ISBE Files

Common Goal Systems ( provides web-based services for education. It provides SchoolInsight, an industry leading student information system and TeacherEase, software for the digital classroom. Using Software as a Service (SaaS), the company offers products via the Internet and is responsible for all system operation and maintenance. Founded in 2001, Common Goal Systems has hundreds of thousands of users worldwide.

- Common Goal Systems, Inc Press Release, April 25, 2014