SOURCE: East Coast Diversified Corp.

October 30, 2013 08:30 ET

South Carolina State DOE Approves StudentConnect Technology for Implementation on State School Buses

StudentConnect May Now Approach Each School District for Implementation on Their Respective School Buses

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Oct 30, 2013) - StudentConnect (, a wholly owned subsidiary of East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCQB: ECDC), today announced it has received clearance from the SC State Department of Education, office of transportation, that its technology is suitable for implementation on South Carolina School buses.

The technology allows transportation managers better administration of students riding on the school buses. Instant notifications are sent to transportation officials and parents when student's get on or off school bus. Alerts are provided if a child gets on or off at wrong location or fail to get on or off the bus. Other features include automated bus arrival notifications to parent, transportation absence requests, automatic bus transfer and transit point bus rider management.

"We are excited about this approval and opportunity. Our technology simply provides information to schools and parents that may be critical to a child's safety," said Kayode Aladesuyi, CEO, East Coast Diversified Corp.

StudentConnect executed 5 year contract with the first school district in South Carolina this month. The system is offered to schools and parents at no cost and therefore presents no financial burden to tax payers nor have any impact on the school's budget. South Carolina is one of few States in which the State owns the school buses.

About East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCQB: ECDC) ECDC is a holding corporation with a diversified group of technology companies. Its business portfolio includes companies offering technology for logistics and asset management, media entertainment, transportation safety and class attendance monitoring and social media applications. For more information on ECDC and its group of companies, please visit or

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