Louisburg, Kansas Schools Now Accepting Credit Card Payments

  Louisburg, Kansas Schools Now Accepting Credit Card Payments

Business Wire

TOPEKA, Kan. -- December 31, 2012

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

About Kansas.gov

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.

About NIC

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 athttp://www.egov.com.

Contact:

Kansas.gov
Shane Myers, General Manager
785-296-5059
or
U.S.D. 416
Dr. Sharon Zoellner, Superintendent
913-837-1700
 
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.