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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.


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.

PSSR-250331Contact Field, Is Care Giver, Checkbox Is Cleared after Refreshing the URL

The issue with the Contact field, Is Care Giver, is resolved and no longer clears on a page refresh.


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-245822Deprecate - IL Demographics and Early Childhood V2/V3

IL Demographics and Early Childhood V2/V3: Version 3.1

The report has been deprecated.

PSSR-245821Deprecate - IL Student Demographics/Enrollment File RE Report

IL Student Demographic/Enrollment File: Version 4.1

This report has been deprecated.

PSSR-244608IL - PAN PreID Report Updated to Support Missing Fields

IL PAN Pre-ID Report version 1.3

Updated PAN PreID report to support missing fields related to Administration Consideration Accommodations, Accessibility Features Identified in Advance, and EL Accommodations

PSSR-249392IL Customers Seeing Prerequisite Message in psj-runtime.log File

Customers are seeing 'Could not run PSSR-227784: prerequisite update: SR_SetHealthCodesFlag was not set' in the log file. The prerequisite SR_SetHealthCodesFlag is meant to allow customers on PS 20.4.4 to accept Health seeding scripts. The file used to run the seeding scripts was altered to no longer log the message when the prerequisite is not met.

This fix requires PowerSchool 19.11.2 or higher. Customers on versions lower than 19.11.2 will need to upgrade in order for the logging of the message to stop.
PSSR-251240IL Customers Using PS Version Below 20.4.4 are Unable to Install/Enable Plugins

Modified the extension file for S_IL_HDM_X (extending the Core table HealthStudDiabetesMonitor) setting the minimum PowerSchool version to 20.4.4.

PSSR-249717IL Demographics Enrollment Report - Missing School Year Issue Fixed

IL Demographics Enrollment: Version 1.1

IL Demographics Enrollment Report now returns School Year value for Concurrent PDA Enrollments.

PSSR-247908IL Student Attendance Audit Report Updated to Support New Attendance Codes - E-Learning and Remote Learning

E-Learning and R-Remote Learning has been added to the IL Student Attendance Audit Report, located at Start Page > System Reports > State Tab.

PSSR-247902IL Student Attendance V2 report updated to support new Attendance Codes - E-Learning and Remote Learning

Start Page > System Reports > State Tab

E-Learning and R-Remote Learning attendance codes have been added to the IL Student Attendance Report V2 on version 1.8. Version 1.7 has been retained and is currently located under Student Demographics - Legacy Reports.


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.

PSSR-250132Support Caregiver Demographics Report for PS 20.4.4 Version and Higher

Caregiver Demographics: Version 1.0

A new report, Caregiver Demographics, is available from the state reporting page. The report extracts all the contacts where the Is caregiver field equals yes in the student contacts.

This report requires PowerSchool 20.4.4 or higher.
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