PowerSchool, a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple, has announced version 2004 of its PowerSchool SIS (student information system). The upgrade — previewed in a March 5 MacMinute article — adds more than 100 new features. It also builds upon the application’s scheduling strengths to provide walk-in scheduling automation; increases flexibility and usability for meeting NCLB requirements; streamlines reports to help minimize data entry and increase system run-time performance; includes a SIF agent for schools interoperability framework readiness; and includes state specific special compliance enhancements. PowerSchool SIS 2004 is scheduled to ship June 25–in time for full implementation prior to the 2004 back-to-school season. Schools and districts interested in learning more should call 1-877-873-1550, ext 0.