Schoolshape downtime announcement

On 23 Oct 2012 Schoolshape was unavailable between 7:30pm and 11pm.  This was due to an outage at the Amazon hosting service which also affected many other Internet services such as Foursquare, Reddit and AirBnB.  Please see the NY Times story below:

We apologize for any inconvenience caused to our customers.  We are now looking into ways to reduce our reliance on a single service provider.