Reimagining Public Funds: How ClassWallet is Transforming The Purchasing and Reimbursement Process

In the U.S., public funding plays a vital role in the functioning of our education systems, healthcare services, and other essential public domains. However, the distribution of those funds, and compliance of public funds present a complex challenge that often impedes the realization of policy goals. As legislators and policymakers gathered at the recent National … Continue reading “Reimagining Public Funds: How ClassWallet is Transforming The Purchasing and Reimbursement Process”

The Digital Wallet Revolution: Transforming Early Childcare Purchasing and Reimbursement for Equitable Access and Impact

The Question of Access and Equity in Early Childcare Funding is a Pressing Concern In the U.S, with nearly 15 million children under the age of six potentially in need of childcare assistance, the complexities and inefficiencies of the traditional purchasing and reimbursement process often create barriers. So much so that it is common for … Continue reading “The Digital Wallet Revolution: Transforming Early Childcare Purchasing and Reimbursement for Equitable Access and Impact”

How the Finance Office Can Alleviate Teacher Shortage Problems

Providing teachers more control over classroom decisions is far more financially effective and efficient than trying to find ways to boost teacher salaries. If a teacher is choosing employment between two districts and District A gave each teacher a classroom budgeting tool that contained some funds for supplies, easy access to crowdfunding tools, additional funding that may originate from federal or local grants or PTA, and District B did not, what district do you think the teacher will choose to work for?

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Preventing P-Card Abuse & Fraud in Your District

Fraud and audit violations often happen with organizations that use Procurement-cards (P-Cards).  One reason is that P-Card fraud and misuse can be difficult to recognize until it ends up in the news.  Internal controls are meant to decrease fraud and abuse, however, P-Card purchasing data is limited.  This is one reason the misuse of funds occurs as frequently as it does.  Reconciliation reviews and monthly reports can identify suspicious activity, but don’t stop the fraud from occurring. 

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Empowering Teachers with Classroom Budgets

I have been working with teachers across our country for 20 years.  In 1998, I started, funding classrooms in 30% of school markets, and in 2014 I launched ClassWallet, a spend management software.  In 2018, I have never seen teacher discontent as high as it is now.  Teachers are striking across the nation; teacher absenteeism is now a chronic problem; approximately 50% of teachers leave the profession after just 5 years.

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Education Leader Esther Wojcicki, The Case For Teacher Empowerment

The following is an excerpt from Ester Wojcicki’s Teacher Empowerment post on Medium: Teachers are striking across the country.  Fifty percent of teachers leave the profession after just five years.  Teacher absenteeism is a national problem.  Teachers are mad, frustrated and fed up.  Salary is a focal point but their ire is rooted in more than that.

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Accounts Payable Automation – A Cost Effective Alternative Way to Maximize Your ERP

How Cloud-Based Software That Provides Accounts Payable Automation Can Improve Your ERP System. The decision to implement an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is a cost-based decision designed to improve departmental productivity while enhancing efficiency across workflows.  But, the importance of maximizing the value of an ERP system can be an expensive task.  New cloud-based accounts payable automation is a solution to improve ERP processes.

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ClassWallet’s $1 Million Week: 10,536 Purchases Reconciled & Paid

ClassWallet reached a new milestone reconciling over 10,000 transactions in one week.  The 10,536 transactions totaled $1,012,841.59, with an average of $96.13 per transaction.  Included in this number are 3,669 reimbursement transactions.  For all purchases, customers did not have to collect a single piece of paper, reconcile an invoice or cut a check.  Our team estimates the man-hour cost savings to customers at over $1 million.

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