At the beginning of each school year, families in public schools across several states are are charged fees to rent textbooks, which tend to increase the higher the grade. According to Indiana Public Media, textbook rental fees cost parents on average cost about $100 per child in that state.
According to the Education Commission of the States (ECS), the following states permit school districts to charge fees for textbook rentals: Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, South Carolina, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin. Security deposits are permitted in Michigan, North Dakota and Rhode Island.
If you are a school administrator in one of these states, RocketScan from Image One can streamline textbook assistance application processing to eliminate this annual headache.
Textbook Assistance Program Upgrade for RocketScan
An upgrade for RocketScan free and reduced meal application software allows you to capture the textbook assistance forms quickly and easily. With your guidance, Image One will design the forms so that the information can be passed through the software and into your systems to enable accurate textbook program administration.
You will be able to:
- Process textbook forms side-by-side with free and reduced meal applications seamlessly
- Track textbook forms separately from free and reduced meal applications
- Search textbook forms in a dedicated location
- Validate textbook forms in a separate queue from free and reduced meal applications
- Export textbook forms with no extra work
- Enjoy the ease of processing textbook forms in a familiar and user friendly environment
- Capture the important information needed for textbook forms
RocketScan Meal Application Software
RocketScan is meal application software that allows you to process up to 600 to 800 meal applications per day. RocketScan transforms meal application processing from a burden to a simple task, turning stacks of paper applications, notes and files into instantly searchable digital files with a full audit trail.
With RocketScan, we’ve processed over 3 million meal applications – with 100% accuracy. No other company has processed more. RocketScan is integrated with the following point-of-sale (POS) systems: Harris, Heartland, PCS, Mealtime, Meals Plus, Titan, and more.
Pass your next administrative review with flying colors – contact us to learn more about RocketScan today.