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Sycamore Education Releases Public API

Sycamore Education, the provider of a web-based student information system , now offers an API which allows information to be shared securely from within Sycamore to third party developers. An API, or application programming interface, enables applications to share data and content with one another. Read More

Parent Engagement Index: A New Tool for Schools

In the 1980’s (and earlier) much research was done to measure the effectiveness of parent engagement and it’s impact on a students’ education. Joyce Epstein, Karen L. Mapp, and Anne T. Henderson all played vital roles in the research that came to the following conclusion: parents who were more Read More

BLiP’s Provide New Notification System

Hear that? It’s not a speeding bullet, or even Superman, but it could be Sycamore’s latest feature: the BLiP. For a long time, we’ve used Pass-A-Notes as a tool to notify users of a completed task including the completion of a queued batch e-mail, a heads up about a disciplinary issue, or our. Read More

Sycamore Leaf Solutions Announces Scholarships

Sycamore Leaf Solutions, provider of web-based school management solutions leader, Sycamore Education, is offering their first annual student scholarship. The scholarship is offered to high school seniors that attend a school that is a current Sycamore Education customer and is open to Sycamore... Read More

Volunteer Online with Sycamore Education

In 2013, Sycamore Education introduced one of our most popular features to date: a Parent/Teacher Conference Scheduler. The scheduler was met with rave reviews but it also initiated some creative thinking by our customers. What other processes have always been done via paper sign-up that could also. Read More

New and Improved Admissions

It's the season for giving and we want to give our schools the biggest item on some of their lists: a new admissions portal! Sycamore Education has offered admissions as part of the student management system it provides to schools for the last several years, however, schools are beta testing a new.. Read More

New Improved Seating Chart

Sycamore Education's online school management software already included a nifty seating chart integrated into every classroom homepage. Now it's even better. Many of the enhancements that take place in our school management system are the direct result of feedback received from teachers and... Read More

Sycamore Uses Open Source – and That’s a Great Thing!

Sycamore Education's school management software utilizes open source code, and that's a great thing. But what exactly is open source, and why should you care? A couple examples: Microsoft Office is closed source. It's developed by a single entity with a limited number of paid developers, and only... Read More

Coming Soon: Electronic Signature

Sycamore Education's school management software will soon allow administrators the option of having parents sign for report cards electronically. No more printing hard copies, sending them home with students (or through the mail), and then trying to get them all signed and returned. Utilitzing... Read More

Enhanced Daycare Manager

Sycamore has added even more functionality to their school management software. Sycamore's Childcare Manager simplifies and streamlines all aspects of managing a school's daycare program. Now users have more flexibility when it comes to setting up recurring charges for families with kids in daycare. Read More