DC selects online accounting program

Today Active Network, a technology and media company, announced that the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) has selected its operations management software and hosted technology to manage financial operations of the Student Activity Fund. Active Network’s Web-based School Accounting Software, available through its Educate division, will track and manage all DCPS purchases, allowable donations and fees related to the Student Activity Fund in a single operating system online.

The District of Columbia Public Schools district has 128 schools, making it one of the 25 largest public school districts in the nation. It will now be able to manage audit trails of revenue, expenditures, transfers and adjustments for all Student Activity Fund accounts in one online platform. Active Network’s solution will also provide real-time data analysis and customized financial reporting.

"District of Columbia Public Schools has been searching for a quality Student Activity Fund system that provides access to accurate, timely and reliable financial information on a single operating platform," explained Carol Martin, senior product manager of Active Network’s Educate division. "Active Network’s online solution was selected because of its robust functionality, time saving capabilities and reputation of financial accountability."

Active Network’s Educate division provides schools, school districts, universities and colleges with school management software and marketing services.