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FileMaker Pro and No Child Left Behind Compliance Highlighted in Presentation at 2007 National School Boards Association Conference (NSBA)

Analyzing individual and grade level performance featured in presentation.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – April 12, 2007 – The role of a FileMaker Pro database solution in helping schools gather and analyze student and grade-level data for complying with No Child Left Behind regulations will be discussed at the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Annual Conference, April 14-17, at the Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, California. ( http://www.nsba.org/conference/ ).

On Monday, April 16, 8:00 – 9:15 a.m., a session entitled “Stepping Up Student Information Systems to Ensure No Child Left Behind” will be co-presented by Greg Walker, data solutions administrator for Pinellas County Schools, Key Largo, Florida, and Bob Barboza, resource specialist for the Paramount Unified School District, Paramount, California. The presentation will describe how the Pinellas County school system has implemented a FileMaker database system to interact with its Student Information System (SIS) to analyze individual and grade level performance results.
 
FileMaker database software helps schools in collecting, managing and reporting on student and administrative data. More than 10,000 K-12 schools use FileMaker in their data-driven decision-making processes to achieve greater operational efficiency, comply with federal and state reporting requirements, and track student performance. Recently, Technology & Learning magazine named FileMaker Pro a 2006 Legacy Award winner. Educators can download a 30-day free trial of FileMaker Pro 8.5 which includes the K-12 Education Starter Kit, featuring five education starter solutions, a K-12 resource guide, and a student assessment white paper at www.filemakertrial.com/k-12 .

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FileMaker is the leader in easy-to-use database software. Millions of people, from individuals to some of the world's largest companies, rely on FileMaker software to manage, analyze and share vital information. The company’s products are the FileMaker Pro line – versatile database software for teams and organizations, for Windows, Mac and the Web – and Bento, the personal database for Mac, iPhone and iPod touch. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple.

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