MARIETTA, GA--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2014) - StudentConnect Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTC Pink: ECDC) (PINKSHEETS: ECDC), today announced that it will begin to offer School Attendance Solution in California after several school districts requested to have the solution implemented.
The StudentConnect which is designed to provide Transportation, Class and School attendance monitoring has focused exclusively on the transportation application. In California approximately 12% of Students ride on school buses while a majority walk to school, dropped off by parents or ride bicycle. The need to monitor the safety and attendance of student walking or riding bicycle to school has become a priority for most schools. The program will be expanded nationwide.
StudentConnect will provide significant peace of mind to parents by providing immediate notification regarding Student's safe arrival and departure to and from school. The system will also provide schools with critical data regarding attendance critical for state funding and truancy. In the event of emergencies system will allow schools to know which students are in school. Notification will also allow parent to become more engaging in the attendance record of the students.
"We intend to continue to provide the solution including school attendance application to schools at no cost. This will provide larger number of participating students and with significant impact on revenue. We are looking forward to the new school year when all the schools we have deployed begin to utilize our systems," said Kayode Aladesuyi, ECDC, CEO
About East Coast Diversified Corporation (ECDC.PINK) - ECDC is a holding corporation with a diversified group of technology companies. Its business portfolio includes companies offering technology for logistics and asset management, school transportation safety and social media applications.
For more information on East Coast Diversified and its group of companies, please visit: www.eastcoastdiversified.com or www.studentconnect.us
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