Fortifying school data backups

Districts no longer need to trade access for cost when storing important information
By Katie Kilfoyle Remis
Most school districts back up student, human resource and finance records and other essential administrative data every night.

From hurricanes to software viruses to accidental keystrokes, many dangers threaten to corrupt school district data or impede access to it. To prevent loss of critical information, districts back up data routinely, on location and off-site.