Allow parents to pay for lost books with a credit card online.
This area has been investigated on a couple of occasions. Although paying for books, fees, fines, ASB, uniforms online appears simple, the concept becomes more complex in tracking the payment through the accounting system as the district would receive a lump sum payment from the credit card company, then the payment has to be reconciled with the debt/expense at each individual school, account, program.
Nevertheless, this is an area that is under continual consideration as it would certainly improvement the collection process. The credit card system for food service has worked well because it is easy for parents, and the payment is credited directly back to the food service account.