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State Reporting Release Notes

A release announcement will be posted on PowerSchool Community when the installer is available for download. Refer to 2020 State Reporting Releases for release dates.

Minimum PowerSchool SIS version required to install SR

Before installing SR, verify that you are running one of the following versions of PowerSchool SIS.

  • PowerSchool SIS
  • PowerSchool SIS
  • PowerSchool SIS
  • PowerSchool SIS



Release Note

PSSR-246889Minimum PowerSchool Version for State Reporting -

As of November 25, 2020, PowerSchool State Reporting only supports PowerSchool or later, and our Technology and Support teams will focus solely on supporting PowerSchool versions or later.

PSSR-220342Added Credentials Field to 'Other Information' Tab of PS SIS Health

Student > Health > Other tab is updated to add the credentials field as required. Year, Fields for Health history, technical assistance, IHP, bus protocol, and emergency plan removed from the page.

PSSR-245788AL DOE Update - Added New Fields Locally Editable, High Grade and Low Grade to Course Page

Added three new fields Locally Editable, High-Grade level, and Low-Grade level to Course page under Alabama State Reporting Information Category.

PSSR-247479AL DOE Update - Class Type renamed as Instructional Delivery and Moved to Section Page

'Class Type' field has been removed from Courses page and added to Section page as 'Instructional Delivery' field

PSSR-247474AL DOE Update - New data collection fields on District Info Page - Regular Inservice Center, AL State Board District, Access Support Center, Career Tech Region

Path: Start Page > District> District Info now contains AL DOE Imported Values for Regular In-Service Center, AL State Board District, Access Support Center, and Career Tech Region under the Alabama State Reporting Information category.

PSSR-245792AL DOE Update - New Data Collection Fields on School Info Page - Regular Inservice Center, AL State Board District, Access Support Center, Career Tech Region

Added four new fields at the School Leve under Alabama State Reporting Information category which are Regular Inservice Center, AL State Board District, Access Support Center, Career Tech Region.

PSSR-241475AL Health - Move Edit and Delete Options to the Right end of Column list on PE Excuse Waiver tab and Office Visits tab

The Edit/Delete buttons are now the rightmost columns the Health PE Waiver grid and the Office Visit grid.


CDC DTaP Rule Update

The minimum interval between the third and fourth DTaP dose is updated to four months. The interval is now reduced from six months to four months.


Contact Tracing Report Update - Busing Data

Contact Tracing Report: Version 1.1

The Contact Tracing report is updated and now pulls busing data based on a newly added report parameter.

With the busing data parameter checked, the report will pull students that may have shared the bus with the report the student is run for based on the following:

  • Bus Number

  • Route Number

  • Day

  • From/To School

PSSR-243048New Lunch History Page Added to Track History for Lunch Status and Identified Population

Implemented a new Lunch History page for the Lunch Status and Identified Population data values.
The link to the new history page is available on Start Page > Student Selection > Lunch

PSSR-247737Rename Alabama State Reporting Information Category

'Alabama State Reporting Information' category renamed for consistency on multiple pages with state information data collection fields.


Student Digital Equity and Learning Preference Tracking Available in the Public Portal

A new page is now available (if enabled) in the public portal that will enable parents and guardians to enter learning preference and digital equity data for their student or students.

This functionality is disabled by default. To enable, navigate to the following page:

  • Start Page> District Setup> Miscellaneous

If enabled, parents/guardians have the ability to create records and populate the following fields:

  • Effective Date

    • Defaults to the current date

  • Learning Preference

  • Requested Timeframe

  • Requesting Parent/Guardian

    • Defaults to the current user

  • Internet in Residence*

  • Internet Access*

  • Internet Performance*

  • Device Access*

    • Only display options 1, 2, & 5

The Comment field is not visible when a parent/guardian is creating a record but it will the following string will get saved for any record created in the public portal:

  • Created in the public portal

Additionally, if a parent/guardian has entered a Digital Equity & Learning Preference record previously and they create a new record, the above elements that are marked with an asterisk will be pre-populated based on the values in the existing (previous) record.

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