Improving Access with ClassLink
Clifton, NJ – July 11, 2018 – To improve access to digital learning resources, Lawrence Unified SD 497 (KS) implemented ClassLink to create fast, easy, and secure access for teachers and students. With more than 6,000 single sign-on connectors and the comprehensive use of open technology standards, ClassLink is the most inclusive single sign-on platform in education today and is now available to everyone within the district.
Jerri Kemble, Assistant Superintendent for Lawrence Unified SD 497, shared the motivation behind their selection, “Our school district selected a single sign-on to save our students and teachers time when logging in to their learning resources. We are excited that all of our programs will be so easily located and accessed with a single login.”
A leader in providing single sign-on and class rostering solutions for K-12 and Higher Education, ClassLink has a range of sign-in options that further reduce barriers to effective technology utilization, including QR Codes, Facial Recognition, and Remote Login.
ClassLink Director of Instructional Technology, Ryan Johnson, praised the district for investing in digital access, stating, “Lawrence SD 497 has earned a reputation for offering students a high-quality educational experience. We’re thrilled to support their work and honored to be considered a key partner in our success.”
The pace of ClassLink adoptions continues to accelerate in districts like Lawrence Unified 497, across Kansas, and around the country. ClassLink LaunchPad is now the preferred single sign-on platform for schools and districts around the world.
ClassLink empowers your students and teachers with instant access to their learning resources. ClassLink® LaunchPad includes a library of over 6,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives. ClassLink Analytics gives decision makers the usage data they need. ClassLink Roster Server easily and securely delivers class rosters to any publisher using open technology standards. ClassLink OneSync automates account provisioning and provides bidirectional account syncing. Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.
About Lawrence Unified SD 497
With nearly 12,000 students pre-K through grade 12 across twenty-three schools, Lawrence Unified 497 serves most of north-central Douglas County, a portion of Leavenworth County and a few square miles of Jefferson County. Lawrence USD 497 brings a focus of “Learning Forward, Future Ready” to prepare students with 21st-century skills and strategies so they can compete globally. https://www.usd497.org/
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