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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-258493Description Update on CTE Student Fact Template

CTE Student Fact Template - RE Report: Version 2.4

Report description is updated to display as follows:
”This template defines the CTE Student Fact table. This table contains the primary details of each CTE student's enrollment within a Pennsylvania Department of Education-approved school-level CTE program and/or registered adult affidavit CTE operated by each LEA. Written in the Reporting Engine (RE) Platform.”

PSSR-266067PIMS Student Template 2021-2022 Report Updates

Student Template/Snapshot Report: Version 5.0

The report is updated to include the following fields:

  • AUN of Sending Charter School(Field 223)
  • Sending Charter School Number (Field 224)
  • Gender Identity (Field 225)
PSSR-267295Remove Religious Courses Added in 2019–20 Course Code Appendix A

The “Religious Education and Theology” entry is discontinued from the Course Subject drop-down on the Edit Courses page.

PSSR-263599Update Location Fact Detail for Safe Schools with Legal Name & Gender Option

Location Fact Detail Report - Safe School: Version 2.0

A new parameter to Print Student Legal Name and Gender is added to the report runtime page to extract a student's Legal Name and Gender values if populated.

PSSR-258713PA Secure ID: Students with Excluded Enrollment Do Not Generate a Record

PA Secure ID: Version 1.3

The PA Secure ID report is updated to find the latest enrollment within the start date and end date parameters and use that enrollment’s exclude flag to determine if the student should be excluded from the report.

PSSR-254188Special Education Snapshot Template selects Current Year Data When Run for Previous Year

Special Education Snapshot Template: Version 2.1

The Special Education Template is updated to only extract records for the school year selected at report runtime.

PSSR-270287Staff Development Fact Template Report - Blank

Staff Development Fact Template - RE: Version 2.1
The Staff Development Fact Template - RE report is updated to no longer generate a blank file when data selection criteria has been met.

PSSR-266200Student Template/Snapshot UI Change: Update Label for Field 38

The label for Field 38. Special Education IEP Indicator field is updated to indicate the report logic if the field is left blank on the following pages:

State/Province - PA > Student Template

Transfer Information > Edit Current Enrollment

Transfer Information > Edit Previous Enrollment pages

PSSR-266212Update Page Header and Breadcrumbs for PA Calendar Setup

The breadcrumbs and page header when launching School Calendar Information on the Start Page > District Setup page are updated to remove "Out of District" and display Pennsylvania School Calendar Records.

PSSR-202330Validate YN and TF Field Types and Values

The Student Template and EWS tabs are updated to display the value to be stored when selecting a value for a Yes/No ields and True/False fields in the field value description. This is to aid in ensuring the correct value type is imported.

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