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New iPhone, iPad, and Android Apps From Help Schools and Teachers Stay Connected to Parents and Students

(January 11, 2011)

YORK, ME -- (Marketwire) -- 01/11/11 --, a leader in school-to-home communication solutions, has launched its My HomeworkNOW and School Alerts app for Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Google Android based devices.

When installed on their mobile device, parents and students can:

  • receive school alerts (such as closings, emergencies, back pack notices, announcements, etc.) with real time APNS (iOS) and C2DM (Android) notifications
  • view the latest school wide notifications on-demand
  • view classroom information and homework on-demand
  • receive notifications when teachers update a class page or homework assignment.

"Studies have shown that parents and students are four times more likely to acknowledge an electronic communication in minutes compared to a voicemail," commented Amanda Sedgewick of "In a time of tight budgets, schools are now asking themselves why they are spending so much on telephony/call-out notification solutions that just leave voicemail. lets parents and students choose how they want to receive vital school or classroom alerts/updates."

The new mobile apps complement the other communication methods supports including a Facebook application, email alerts, text messages, desktop alerts, RSS feeds, Twitter alerts, and more.

Sedgewick added, "Whether you are a teacher looking to communicate homework or classroom happenings, or a school admin that wants a reliable way to communicate school closings, emergencies, or announcements, provides you with the means to reach everyone."

The My HomeworkNOW and School Alerts mobile app is FREE and is available on the Apple App Store (iOS devices) and the Android Market (Android devices). School administrators, teachers and other personnel are welcome to learn more and request a free 90-day trial at


Through a browser, email, text messaging, Apps for iPhone, iPad, Android, & Facebook, Twitter, RSS feeds and more, makes it possible for schools to easily communicate school alerts and classroom information with parents and students in the manner they prefer. Administrators use to electronically communicate school alerts, closings, announcements, and back pack notices. Teachers use to communicate homework, newsletters, files, and more. Web based. District-wide, school-wide, individual teacher solutions available. Try for free at HomeworkNOW is looking for resellers/partners in North America.

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York, ME 03909
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