Maryland school district enrolls Maximus for software work

The Prince George's County, Md., public school system has awarded Maximus Inc. a $4.1 million contract to provide a student information software application, the company announced.

Under the contract, Maximus of Reston, Va., will deploy its SchoolMAX software application and provide related training and implementation services.

The software application is designed to enable public school systems to manage critical student information, track and facilitate students' learning progress, and facilitate communication and collaboration with parents and the community.

SchoolMAX also will assist county public schools to meet federal No Child Left Behind Act reporting and compliance requirements.

Maximus, which provides IT support to more than 2,000 public school systems, has more than 5,100 employees and annual sales of $603.8 million.

William Welsh is the deputy editor of Government Computer News' sister publication, Washington Technology.

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