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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 2021 State Reporting Releases for release dates.



Release Note

PSSR-274229All States/Provinces: Attendance Page Error Logging Update

The meeting, clock-in/clock-out attendance page has been updated and will no longer throw the following error in the system log:

ORA-00936: Missing Expression

PSSR-270907All States/Provinces: Attendance Profile Report - Perfect Attendance Update

Attendance Profile Report: Version 1.2
The Attendance Profile report now includes students that have blank attendance. Additionally, these students will display the following message to alert end-users as to why there is no attendance listed.

No attendance records have been entered for this student.

PSSR-269245All States/Provinces: Preferred Name Fields Needed

Fields have been added to the S_STU_X table to track a student's preferred first, middle, and last names:

  • Pref_First
  • Pref_Middle
  • Pref_Last

These fields are currently only exposed in WI but can be added to the UI via page fragments and other supported methods of customization options.

PSSR-272625All States/Provinces: Security Updates to Certain HTML tags

It has been identified that certain html tags used in common compliance pages are a security vulnerability. Common compliance pages where these tags were used and all have been updated to address the security vulnerability.

PSSR-274366Contacts Component Update

The following clarifying language is added to the Student Contacts tab, ‘Additional Address Type’ fields: Only Required when the student has a Part B Referral.

The following clarifying language is added to the Student Contacts tab, Additional Address section: Only required when a student has a Part B Referral and neither the Physical or Mailing address has an Additional Address Type of Father, Guardian, Mother or Other.

PSSR-272528Ed-Fi: Update the Namespace for Medium Of Instruction Descriptor for Sections in Virtual Method Field

Update the Namespace of Medium Of Instruction Descriptor to uri:// which corresponds to Virtual Method Field on the UI and its part of sections resource.


Ed-Fi: Update Hardcoded Descriptors for Publishing

Updated various descriptor values pointing to namespace uri:// for the following resources:

  • calendarDates

  • studentSchoolAssociations

  • grades

  • gradingPeriods

  • sessions

  • staffSchoolAssociations

  • staffEducationOrganizationEmploymentAssociations

  • staffEducationOrganizationAssignmentAssociations


Ed-Fi: Update Course and CourseOffering PublishingAcademic Subject Descriptor corresponds to SCED 1 is removed from the publishing JSON of “Courses” resource and added a dependency on Sessions for “CourseOfferring” resource.
PSSR-268151Official Enrollment Student Roster Report Update - Use New Legal Gender Override

Official Enrollment Student Roster: Version 2.4

The following updates are made:

  • The student address identified as the Address Type of Physical is the Address reported.
  • The Legal Gender is the Gender used for State Reporting when the Preferred Gender is something other than M or F.
PSSR-268145Third Grade Retention Update - Use New Legal Gender Override

Third Grade Retention: Version 1.2

If the student’s Preferred Gender is not M or F, the Legal Gender is reported.

PSSR-274016Virtual Learning Contact Form Update

Virtual Learning Contact Form Update: Version 1.2

The following updates are made:

  • ‘Homework’ is removed from the Contact Type on the ‘Virtual Learning Contact Form’.
  • Two-way Communication Log is changed to Two-Way Interaction Log on the Administration and Teacher Portals.
  • The ‘Homework’ Contact Type is no longer selectable on the Two-Way Interaction Log pages and a note is added to explain the option was for the 2020-2021 Pandemic Learning.
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