|By Business Wire||
|December 31, 2012 12:25 PM EST||
Unified School District 416 (USD 416) is pleased to announce the launch of a new service that enables the district schools to accept credit payments.
USD 416 partnered with Kansas.gov to provide the payment processing service via the KanPay Counter, the point-of-sale solution specifically designed for state and municipal governments to process credit card and debit card payments. The partnership operates under a self-funded model, and no tax dollars or school funds were used to develop and maintain the payment service.
“USD 416 is implementing the KanPay Counter service to provide a convenient method for parents to make payments at our various buildings,” said Dr. Sharon Zoellner, Superintendent for USD 416.
Benefits of KanPay Counter, the Point-of-Sale Solution include:
- Acceptance of MasterCard, VISA, American Express and Discover cards at a competitive rate
- Compliance and best practices recognized by the Payment Card Industry (PCI/DSS) and other security standards, such as CyberTrust Certification
- Superior transaction management and reporting in Kansas.gov’s Web-based payment portal Exclusive service and support with dedicated KanPay Counter partner support line and email address
The Information Network of Kansas Inc., (INK) is responsible for the oversight of the development of the official Web site for the state of Kansas, Kansas.gov. The portal operates through a public-private relationship between INK and the Kansas Information Consortium, LLC, to help Kansas government entities Web-enable their information services. The Kansas Information Consortium builds, operates, maintains and markets Kansas.gov and is part of eGovernment firm NIC’s family of companies (NASDAQ: EGOV).
About Louisburg Unified School District 416
The goal in Louisburg USD 416 is to teach every child - allow each child to progress to the limit of his or her capabilities. We will provide a wide range of programs and methodology to allow for individual differences, while educating the whole child.
It is our intent to encourage the quest for knowledge, to teach our children to respect themselves and others around them, to develop honesty and integrity in our youth, to teach the history and cultures of our country and to further develop a love of our nation. It is our intent to provide a solid basic education for every child and to provide a wide range of educational programs and experiences, which reach beyond the basics. It is our intent that each child be provided a program, which will be the foundation for a successful adult life.
Located in Miami County, KS, USD 416 currently operates five schools and serves an estimated 1,700 students.
NIC Inc. is the nation’s leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company’s innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens and businesses across the country. The NIC family of companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.