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BlackboardPay protects more than 120k students from $2 million in service charges

BlackboardPay protects more than 120k students from $2 million in service charges Blackboard announced that more than 120,000 students are participating in BlackboardPay, the company’s prepaid card program which enable institutions to disburse financial aid and student payroll to the campus ID card.

BlackboardPay eliminates an estimated $2 million per year in student overdraft and PIN debit fees based on average fees for the...

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TrakSchool integrated solution employs RFID-GPS to improve the safety on campus

Ennovasys announced the release of its RFID-GPS solution designed for ensuring the safety of school children: TrakSchool. The integrated solution enables parents and schools to keep track of students under their care through with the combination of RFID, GPS and GPRS technologies.

RFID and GPS technology are used for data collection and monitoring...

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Tupelo School District considers biometrics to speed up lunch lines

The Tupelo School District in Mississippi has plans to introduce biometric finger scanners to identify students, according to the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal. School officials say the use of biometric scanners will be used to speed up school cafeteria lunch lines, during breakfast and lunch.

School officials said the system would neither...

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Texas gears up for the new school year, launches student ID system

The Lubbock Independent School District, Texas is getting ready to launch a new student ID badge system designed to facilitate everyday activities and better maintain the safety of students on campus, according to a local news report.

Starting this year, student and faculty members will receive badges at no additional cost. The badges will grant...

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Auburn Public Schools keeps parents in the know via iParent Portal

The Auburn Public School District in Massachusetts is instituting a new Web-based system designed to enhance communication between parents and teachers, according to The Daily Auburn.

The district’s technology department is deploying the iParent Portal system for Auburn High School and Auburn Middle School. Through the portal, parents will have a...

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UWM cyber attack exposes 75k students, faculty and staff

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was victimized in a recent security breach, potentially exposing the personal information including Social Security numbers of approximately 75,000 students, faculty and staff, according to the Journal Sentinel.

UWM officials currently have evidence that data was viewed or stolen but - taking the proper...

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Kern Schools Federal Credit Union implements CardWizard software for instant card issuance

Kern Schools Federal Credit Union has implemented Datacard CardWizard software for instant debit card issuance at its seven full-service branches, in addition to three campus locations.

CardWizard software will enable KSFCU to instantly issue Visa debit cards which enables members to leave the branch with an activated, ready-to-use debit card...

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