PowerSchool SIS version 22.214.171.124 is available as of December 7, 2023. This release is considered a minor feature/maintenance release. When the installers are available for download, an announcement will be posted on PowerSchool SIS Release Notification on PowerSchool Community.
Starting with the PowerSchool SIS 126.96.36.199 (Back to School) release, the option to turn off the Enhanced User Interface will be removed and the Enhanced UI will be the only interface available for PowerSchool SIS. Versions prior to 24.5 will still include the Classic User Interface. To learn more about the Enhanced User Interface, refer to FAQs: PowerSchool SIS Enhanced User Interface Webinar on Community.
Customizations might be affected by the Enhanced UI and may need to be adjusted. Technical Contacts can find Developer resources on the PowerSchool Developer site.
New Features and Enhancements
Feature or Product Area
PowerScheduler Build (Server Engine)
The PowerScheduler Build Server Engine is available for all your scheduling build needs. This engine will run on the PowerSchool SIS instance, allowing Schedulers to build their schedule from anywhere. To access this feature, enable the Engine Builder - Enable Server-Side Engine option on the Scheduling Preferences page for each school.
A new Build option Show advanced build failure statistics is now available for the PowerScheduler Build server engine. When selected, it will print advanced internal statistics for the last fully built course and any course that failed, to help solve build issues.
Schedule Matrix View
The Schedule Matrix View page now features a text format view link within the page itself. Users can now notice an enhanced experience with screen readers as the matrix is accurately readable.
PowerSchool's Universal Rostering offering has completed the 1EdTech Certification for the OneRoster v.1.2 for the Rostering and Gradebook services.
Attendance - Daily Attendance
The Attendance, Daily Attendance, Student page has been enhanced to display data exclusively for the selected student, even when managing attendance for multiple students in separate tabs.
Change History for the current enrollment record now includes the same entry logs that existed prior to enrolling a student in a Remote/Summer School Class.
The Consolidate Users page will now display a list of user accounts that can be consolidated instead of providing an error.
The Identity Provider Global ID field is now available when editing the Web Access Account.
The Contacts Change History timestamp will now capture the application time zone when editing a contact.
Validation has been added to prevent creating values for DCID fields to the database extension.
Export/Import Incident records now include the Action Attributes in the respective files.
The performance of loading Student/Teacher photos has been improved.
PowerScheduler Build (server engine)
The schedule will now build properly when using the Same Room flag with Simultaneous Relationships when there are more than 3 courses involved.
Student Contact Middle Names will no longer be removed from the Contact Details page when a parent updates their account email through the Parent Portal Account Preferences
An HTTP Status 500 error will no longer occur when selecting the Clear Attendance on and after Exit Date option while withdrawing a student directly from class sections.
Feature or Product Area
An error arises when utilizing the Mass Enroll/Mass Register group function after upgrading to PowerSchool version 188.8.131.52. This issue is resolved in version 184.108.40.206.
PowerSchool SIS comprises several software components, each versioned independently. Independent versioning 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
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