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PowerSchool SIS version 184.108.40.206 is available as of June 30, 2021. When the installers are available for download, an announcement will be posted on PowerSchool SIS Release Notification on PowerSchool Community.
The New Experience introduced in PowerSchool SIS version 220.127.116.11 is now the only interface available for the PowerSchool SIS Admin and PowerSchool SIS Teacher portals. Any customers who previously opted to disable the New Experience will automatically transition to the updated interface with the 18.104.22.168 release.
Learn more about the New Experience features and options.
Customizations might be affected by the New Experience and may need to be adjusted. Technical Contacts can find Developer resources for the New Experience on the PowerSchool Developer site.
|Standards Provisioning and Passback with Schoology
|PowerSchool SIS customers using Schoology may now provision their standards and associated grade scales into Schoology, and use those to passback assignment standards scores to PowerTeacher Pro. More information about how to take advantage of this new integration can be found on PowerSchool Community.
|Provisioning and Standards Passback Community Announcement
|PowerSchool Admin - Asset Tracking Import and Export
|Admins can now refer to the online help for importing and exporting assets to assist them with completing imports and exports more efficiently. Additional improvements made to streamline the data required for imports.
|PowerSchool Admin - Course View for Graduation Plans
|Admins can now view all courses that the student completed, including those not counted towards a graduation requirement. This feature allows admins to quickly determine if there are courses available that can be applied to another requirement.
|Graduation Plan Work with Students
|PowerSchool Admin - Grade Levels for Graduation Plans
Admins can now choose specific grade levels eligible for completing graduation plan requirements. In addition, administrators can exclude grades from ineligible years, ensuring that they do not count towards graduation requirements, such as grades from middle school.
|Graduation Plan District Setup
|PowerSchool Admin - Graduation Planner
|Admins can now view a clear description explaining what satisfies a given test group or subject group. This will allow admins to quickly determine what requirements are necessary for a student to complete a given requirement.
|Graduation Plan Work with Students
|PowerSchool Admin - Student Contacts
|Admins can now extend the Student Contacts screens allowing for multiple customizations at the same time, including exposing this new field for use. Existing customizations will still work; however, you should move them to the new format to avoid conflicts. Technical Contacts can refer to the PowerSchool Developer Site for more information.
|PowerSchool Developer Site
|PowerSchool Admin - Batch School Setup
|When a user selected a school under Batch School Setup, the page may not have displayed.
|PowerSchool Admin - Consecutive Absence Report
|When selecting a student's name from the Consecutive Absence report, the left navigation menu disappeared.
|PowerSchool Admin - Contacts
|When entering dates on the Contact page, the date entered may not have saved with the appropriate timezone.
|PowerSchool Admin - Contact Details
When entering information in the employer field in Contact Details, the text area allowed for 4000 characters, yet the page only displayed 25 characters. We have increased the size of the text field area on the page to display more characters.
|PowerSchool Admin - Data Export Manager
|When exporting from a Database Extension that extends the Calendar_Day table, some attempts to sort or filter by CALENDAR_DAY.Date resulted in an error.
|PowerSchool Admin - Edit District Calendar
When a user has 420 or more schools assigned to their profile, the Edit District Calendar does not show any schools.
|PowerSchool Admin - Export
|When using the Standard CC Export, the template label has been modified to reflect the default selection of Only schedules for enrolled students at the currently selected school.
|PowerSchool Admin - Health Plugin Data Migration Tab
When accessing the Health Plugin Data Migration Tab, all tables did not display correctly in some cases.
|PowerSchool Admin - Import and Export
|When using the new experience mode, the Select Test page from Import and Export would get distorted.
|PowerSchool Admin - Importing Photos
Multiple issues resolved for importing photos, including:
|PowerSchool Admin - Localization
|When users attempted to localize the word Student on Student Field Value, it was not supported.
|PowerSchool Admin - Log Entry Setup
|When attempting to save the Log Entry Setup screen, a Data Validation (LDV) error occurred when one or more items were set to Hide for the sort order.
|PowerSchool Admin - PowerScheduler
Multiple issues resolved for PowerScheduler, including:
|PowerSchool Admin - ReportWorks
|When utilizing OIDC for Administrators, users may not have been able to assign login information for ReportWorks. Selecting the Launch ReportWorks link will launch ReportWorks and automatically log the users in.
|PowerSchool Admin - Searching
When searching a legacy custom field from the Start page, an error would occur if the search contained a ( and/or ) character.
|PowerSchool Admin - Student
|When users attempted to Set or Add the results following an advanced student search, an error may have occurred.
|PowerSchool Admin - Student Search Codes
Multiple issues resolved for Student Search Codes, including:
|PowerSchool Admin - System
Multiple issues resolved for the System, including:
|PowerSchool Admin - TermID
|When entering course numbers for remote/summer school for students with the summer school indicator set, invalid course TermIDs displayed.
|PowerSchool Student and Parent - Bulletin
Multiple issues resolved for Bulletins, including:
|PowerTeacher Pro - PowerTeacher Pro Gradebook
|When a section title included an expression, PowerTeacher Pro Gradebook occasionally encountered a server error when launching.
|PowerSchool Admin - Grad Plan Progress
When opening a requirement progress drawer with the progress drawer already open, the buttons and links within the drawer become unclickable. Therefore, you should first close the current drawer. If the issue is encountered, refresh the page to return the button and link functionality within the drawer.
Removed Features/Future Deprecation
PowerTeacher Gradebook will be removed from PowerSchool SIS with the 22.4 release. To ensure that teachers can start using the more advanced features in PowerTeacher Pro Gradebook when you update PowerSchool SIS, make a plan to transition to PowerTeacher Pro Gradebook by the beginning of the 2022-2023 School Year.
|Moving to PowerTeacher Pro Gradebook
PowerSchool SIS is comprised of several software components, each versioned independently from one another. This allows for greater flexibility of component updates as new features and bug fixes become available. Some updates may include dependencies between components. These dependencies will be communicated and built into the component update installers to prevent PowerSchool SIS from being misconfigured. The following table identifies the version number for each PowerSchool SIS component in this release compared to the previous release:
PowerSchool SIS Server
|22.214.171.124 or 19c
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