KEV Group Inc.

KEV Group Inc.
SRB Education Solutions Inc.

SRB Education Solutions Inc.

July 03, 2012 08:00 ET

A New Level of Financial Transparency Available to Ontario School Districts

SRB Education Solutions Inc. and KEV Group Inc. partner to enhance convenience, time savings, transparency and integration options for school cash management and online payments.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 3, 2012) - KEV Group, the North American leader in school generated funds management and school fraud prevention and SRB Education Solutions Inc., the provider of industry leading student information, assessment, library management, and, financial management tools are pleased to announce their new partnership and commitment to provide seamless online payment and fraud prevention options to the K-12 education sector.

KEV Group's revolutionary suite of products (accounting, payment processing, point of sale and financial analytics) are designed to add efficiency, safety and security to the everyday activities of schools, districts, students and parents. Limiting cash in the schools and increasing transparency of the cash that does come in, decreases the risk of bullying, reduces classroom distractions and ensures maximum efficiency for all users.

As two of the largest education administration software vendors in Ontario, KEV and SRB serve the majority of Ontario School Boards. In fact, over 70% of Ontario school boards are using part of KEV's flagship School Cash Enterprise Suite, which includes the recently ECNO endorsed School Cash Online payment module.

In order to continue providing our clients with the best possible solution, KEV and SRB have agreed to integrate seamlessly across both companies' product lines, leading to massive time savings as school officials spend less time managing vendors and technology and more time focusing on education.

SRB's Trillium Student Information Suite, Ontario's #1 SIS choice, is the first of SRB's products to be integrated with KEV, ensuring real time transfer of data between the two systems, enhancing school board's robust database, and making the integration platform seamless to improve administration and accountability of payments.

"SRB and KEV have been working together for School Districts in Canada for over 10 years. We are very excited to be taking that cooperation to the next level in providing transparent integration, which schools and school districts need to more effectively serve their communities," states Dave Love, the incoming President of SRB Education Solutions. "SRB software touches nearly three million students across Canada and into the US, and strong partners such as KEV help to reduce the amount of time stakeholders spend in administration leaving more time and resources dedicated to student success."

"For over 15 years, KEV has been a leader in school cash management. Now serving over 6,000 schools across North America, our goal is to track and streamline every dollar that comes into schools. Over the past few years, our online payment system has been adopted by over one hundred thousand parents allowing families to pay online for yearbooks, class trips, lunches, donations, adult education classes and so much more. One integrated payment and accounting solution helps provide convenience to Ontario families, audit tracking and fraud prevention for schools and Districts," says Bram Belzberg, CEO of KEV Group. "Our integration with SRB demonstrates our commitment to solving all cash related issues for School Districts. For the first time ever, Ontario educators will have one fully integrated student information, school finance, online payment and parent portal experience. This level of integration is industry-leading and is the best way to help protect against fraud. We look forward to working with SRB in growing and developing our partnership."

About SRB Education Solutions Inc.

SRB Education Solutions empowers school districts in managing education delivery and student success. As K-12 education administration software and services leaders, we provide products of choice in Finance, Human Resources, Payroll, Student Information Management, Training and Technical Services. Through strategic acquisitions, SRB now offers Grade Book, Parent Portal & Library Automation solutions. SRB's 30-year history of providing high-value, education specific solutions to our customers supports our commitment to provide cost effective and high quality software. This fact combined with our experience and unparalleled support in the K-12 education community assures our customers of the right solution at the right cost.

About KEV Group

KEV Group specializes in the management and security of school activity funds. For almost two decades, our flagship product, School Cash Accounting, has consistently set the industry standard for school activity funds management. Internally, KEV Group has developed several software and web-based solutions to meet the needs of the most demanding school officials, auditors, and C-level policy makers.

Today we work with over 6,000 schools on a daily basis with our industry-leading solutions, specializing in school level accounting, online payment processing, and the tracking of student obligations. We enable transparency in school funds as well as provide secure and detailed audit trails, helping schools to improve their activity funds management while being budget conscious. Our reputation for easy-to-use software, painless implementation, and unique, personalized training for district staff and school bookkeepers make choosing KEV Group one of the best decisions a district can make.

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