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For Immediate release

February 2011 Product Release

Elmhurst, IL (February 11, 2011) - Common Goal Systems (, a leading developer of web-based software for schools, announces several major software enhancements to SchoolInsight and TeacherEase. SchoolInsight is the company's comprehensive student management system, and TeacherEase is the popular standards-based gradebook. "These improvements are all about making it easier for our customers to search, find, and modify important student data," say Pat Helmers, Vice President of Sales for the company. The new functionality includes:

Students - Single View page (TeacherEase only customers)
Rapidly search for students by name, grade level or academic year. See all information for individual students at a glance. Quickly view all student data: contacts, rosters, grades, etc. on a single page

ISBE Student Course Assignment (Illinois only)
One click export for Student Course Assignment is now available to Illinois customers. Integrated error correction helps resolve problems in real-time when you generate state files.

Now administration is able to assign multiple actions per student for discipline incidents. Custom reports allow you to report on all actions taken. Notify any or all discipline admins about actions taken.

Team Builder
Easily build balanced teams when doing next year's scheduling. Balance based upon gender, race/ethnicity, IEPs or even custom fields.

Linked Classes/Sections for scheduling
When courses are connected as co-requisites, sections will be linked too. This allows you to specify that the same students will be enrolled in all matching co-requisite sections.

Easily view and modify students' lunch programs from within the lunch area of the program. No need to edit the entire student. Also allows you to see all students' lunch program history. Quickly make mass changes when necessary.

Common Goal Systems ( provides web-based services to help schools and teachers work more efficiently. In addition to the SchoolInsight student management system, the company develops TeacherEase, the popular standards-based grading software with parent portal. Using the Software as a Service model (SaaS), the company offers its products via the Internet and is responsible for the deployment, operation, and maintenance of the IT infrastructure. Founded in 2001, Common Goal Systems has hundreds of thousands of users around the world.

- Common Goal Systems, Inc Press Release, February 11, 2011