NEW YORK, March 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ScholarChip®, the largest provider of automated school safety and operations services, announced that is has become a contributing member of the IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global/IMS), the world-leading non-profit collaborative advancing edtech interoperability, innovation, and learning impact.

Technology is a driving force behind improving the school experience, from hands-on behavioral software for students to back-end tools that improve efficiency for administrators; IMS Global members like ScholarChip are committed to open standards and integrated services in the education environment.

“As an edtech supplier, we recognize that we are a part of a large ecosystem that needs to work together to work best,” said Maged Atiya, Ph.D., CEO/CTO, ScholarChip. “Cooperating with companies that are dedicated to open standards and integration means the entire education environment thrives.”

IMS Global is a community of institutions, suppliers, school districts and government education agencies that develop and bring to market a set of open standards that make educational applications, content and data integrate seamlessly—eliminating the need for custom integrations. Contributing members of IMS Global provide the leadership to evolve IMS initiatives and technical work to help move the education sector towards an open digital ecosystem to enable greater efficiency, effectiveness, and innovation.

"We're very pleased that ScholarChip has joined IMS as a Contributing Member," said Dr. Rob Abel, chief executive officer, IMS Global Learning Consortium. "We look forward to their leadership to help grow the IMS ecosystem to enable innovation and better educational experiences."

About ScholarChip
ScholarChip is the largest provider of smart ID cards used for attendance, payment processing, visitor management, secure door access, and behavior management services in K12. It was first to market in centralizing and integrating School Safety and Operations System with a true one card solution, which operates seamlessly with popular Student Information Systems and NFC mobile devices. ScholarChip's Higher Education services include Tuition Payment Plans, Loan Servicing, Student Retention Services, and a compliant Payment Gateway. For more information visit

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Lionheart Communications