Software Answers Partners with Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29

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Collaboration Provides Pennsylvania School Districts with a Single Comprehensive Student Platform

Partnering with IU29 to provide school districts with the all tools required to drive achievement for every student is a truly unique offering in Pennsylvania.

Software Answers, Inc., provider of ProgressBook, a K-12 student information and learning management platform, announced today that it has partnered with Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 to provide Pennsylvania School Districts with a single comprehensive Student Platform. The new partnership brings a unique blend of student technology from ProgressBook and the instructional design, support and service of IU29.

The single platform made up of a Student Information System, State Reporting, Gradebook, Learning Management System and Data Analytics modules provides even further benefit to the School Districts when it is coupled with the support and service expertise of IU29.

“It has always been our goal to close the gap between administrative functions and student/classroom information in order to promote improved outcomes in student achievement.” said Scott Miller, Chief Business Development Officer and co-founder of Software Answers. “Partnering with IU29 to provide the district with the all tools required to drive achievement for every student is a truly unique offering in Pennsylvania.”

Dr. Diane Niederriter, Executive Director of Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29, added: “Not only can we offer the ProgressBook Suite, but we can also offer the same level of service that our districts have come to expect from IU29.” Dr. Niederritier added that “IU29 will be hosting the ProgressBook Suite on the PAIUnet, a statewide, high-speed educational network that enables educators and students throughout Pennsylvania to create, communicate, collaborate and share valuable resources to enhance student learning thus providing a same stable and secure network to provide reliable service and protect students’ data.”


About Software Answers, Inc.
Software Answers, innovators of ProgressBook, is a premier provider of solutions that support student/classroom management and academic achievement for K-12 school districts. Single sign-on ProgressBook Suite serves the entire school community — administrators, teachers, students and parents — with six fully-integrated modules. Used by more than 750 schools nationwide, including 71% of the Ohio public schools, ProgressBook Suite includes: StudentInformation, GradeBook, ParentAccess, SpecialServices, DataMap, and VirtualClassroom. The company is headquartered in Brecksville, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. For more information, visit

About Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29
Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 (IU29) is an educational service agency, one of twenty-nine in Pennsylvania, created by the State Legislature in 1972. IU29 coordinates services for Schuylkill County schools. The main services include special education, vocational education, Continuing Professional Education, Curriculum Services, Instructional Materials Services, Educational Planning, Pupil Personnel Services, and Federal and State Liaison responsibilities. IU29 is located in Mar Lin, Pennsylvania, located near Pottsville. Information on all of their services can be found at For information on ProgressBook in Pennsylvania, contact ProgressBook(at)iu29(dot)org.

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