A tagging feature in the NSLP applications was included in the most recent release of the administrative site. Just like products can be tagged, now NSLP applications can be tagged too. The tags can be used by the school administrators to add markers such as “under_review” or “follow_up_in_october”. The tags are never shared with parents […]
In the past, the only way for families to enroll in automatic payments was to contact the school office. In January of 2023, the system will permit families to enroll in payment plans without having to contact the school. This is only available at schools that already offer partial fee payments. The feature works as […]
By default, our credit card and eCheck processor combines charge-backs and deposits. This results in more work for the school office when trying to reconcile electronic deposits. For example, if a previous month’s payment is disputed by a parent the amount will be subtracted from the grand deposit that settled. When this happens, PushCoin report […]
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. […]