The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:SchoolWay™ (formerly School Connect) is a free mobile app that helps parents and students stay connected to their school community. Schools use the SchoolWay app to send instant push notifications to keep students safe and parents informed. Your School will send you updates on school activities, notes from teachers, athletic schedules and scores, and school calendars.
With SchoolWay you can instantly view your school’s updates and notifications from your mobile device.
- Instant push notifications
- Subscribe to push notifications at the district, school, course, club, and athletic levels
- Instant opt in/opt out messaging selections
- Tap screens to call or email school staff from your mobile device
- View school safety and emergency messages
- View grade books
- View lunch menus
- View athletic schedules and scores
- View school calendars
- View school videos
- Free , fast and secure access to school information at your fingertips
- Simple interface for easy site navigation
- Safe interaction through one-way messaging from your school or district to your mobile device
- Connect with district administrators, teachers, club sponsors, and coaches for homework reminders, sports scores and more, sent directly to your mobile device
- Receive notification on everything from everyday announcements to up-to-the-minute messages about emergency situations
- Subscribe only to the pages that matter to you, ensuring all messaging is relevant
- Push notifications are received faster than texts, phone calls, and emails
|Full network access||Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for social networking services|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for utility purposes|
|Retrieve running apps||Can retrieve information on currently and recently running apps on the device||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Can retrieve information on currently and recently running apps on the device||It appears this app uses this data for mobile analytics|
|Precise location (gps and network-based)||Can use user's precise location||Internal|
|Read phone status and identity||Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||Internal|
|Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||It appears this app uses this data to identify users for market/customer analysis|
|Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||Utility|
|Directly call phone numbers||Can call phone numbers||Not analyzed yet|
|Find accounts on the device||Can use user's account information stored on the phone||Not analyzed yet|
|Add or modify calendar events and send email to guests without owners\' knowledge||Allows an application to write the user's calendar data.||Not analyzed yet|
|Read calendar events plus confidential information||Allows an application to read the user's calendar data.||Not analyzed yet|
|Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage||Can write to your phone's USB storage||Not analyzed yet|
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