With the introduction of the “Medicaid Reduced”, the NSLP – Eligibility by program report separates these two types of programs into distinct columns.
It’s widely known that NSLP breakfast or hot meal have a limit of one per student per day. What may be a surprise is that the system is capable of applying the same restriction to any kind of item, for example Ala Carte snacks. “Oh so many cookies!” parents often complain. A number of our […]
Starting December 1st, PushCoin will drop the minimum deposit of $35.00 for student Wallets. The goal is to let families pay off any Wallet balance online. Since PushCoin pays for eCheck transactions, this may result in additional financial burden to PushCoin as the overall frequency of smaller deposits may increase. The eCheck fee however will […]
To assist parents and schools in communicating negative Wallet balances resulting from meal charges the system now sends an additional alert once per month to families with negative student Wallets. The alert can occur on any day as the system waits 30 calendar days from the day the balance went negative. Families cannot opt out […]
The following bug fixes and features were included: (Enhancement) The Cafe Sales Summary report has a new setting allowing printing without inserting hard page breaks. If used, this results in considerably fewer pages and saved paper. (Fix) Repayment plans cannot specify amounts with fractional amounts (pennies). (Fix) When a webstore shopping cart contains a deleted […]
With this release, imported DC files or manually edited NSLP applications can refer to the recently introduced by the ISBE Reduced Medicaid assistance program.
Usually, transaction receipts are delivered to parents within a few minutes but on occasion the system may postpone them for hours or even an entire day. This is because PushCoin has to obey a daily email quota for sending emails. If quota is reached, it queues up today’s email receipts for the following day’s delivery. […]
Once in a while we run into this question, usually at the start of a school year: “A student who never showed up for school was delisted in our SIS — why hasn’t PushCoin refunded the enrollment fees automaticaly?” To answer this question — and solve the “refund problem” — we need to review the […]
Starting September 1st, our users who came to pushcoin.com using Microsoft Edge browser were shown a strongly worded message: PushCoin did not receive any upfront communication from Microsoft about this. It was just as big of a surprise to all of us at PushCoin as it was to our users. It impacted students who were […]
In the past, it was possible for parents – and the school staff – to transfer money between the Wallets or Fees accounts regardless if the underlying funds have settled in the school bank. Effective immediately, the system requires that only settled funds can be transferred. This ensures that for any charge to have a […]