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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-226531CEDARS All Files 2021-2022: Implement Support for SFTP Submission

CEDARS 2021-2022 (All Files): Version 21.1

The CEDARS 2021-2022 (All Files) report is updated to allow for SFTP submission of CEDARS Files to the state.
For more information regarding SFTP setup and configuration, see the PowerSchool Online Help.

PSSR-265817CEDARS Course Sequence: Create New Section Administration Page

A new function is added to the Special Functions page on the PowerSchool left navigation panel allowing administrators to view and manage Course Sequence information for their sections.

Page Features:

  • Displays all sections at a school and allows for viewing and updating Sequence and Sequence Group values for sections with one submit.
  • Displays course level Sequence and Sequence Group values for reference.
  • Displays how values will be reported in the CEDARS Course Catalog based on the course and section level values.
  • Allows users to filter records by Course Number or State Course Code.
  • Allows for Auto-Fill of section values for split year long classes.
PSSR-264209CRDC 2020-21 Data Collection Changes

The following new data collection and updates for the 20-21 submission are added to the Washington CRDC pages:

  • The Schools/School Info CRDC page is updated to include:
    • DIND-1 and DIND-2: COVID-related Directional Indicators (New)
    • Aggregate data entry for sexual assault or rape offenses involving staff members. (Optional for the 2020-2021 collection)
    • Aggregate data entry for staff and security staff FTE counts.
  • The Courses and Sections CRDC pages are updated to no longer allow selection of the AP category “OT – Other”.
  • Data elements that are no longer collected for the 2020-21 submission are moved to deprecated field sections at the bottom of the respective CRDC pages.
  • Collection year is removed from all CRDC pages.
  • The Student Incident screens are updated with new or updated data collection:
    • CRDC Behaviors no longer collected are moved to a deprecated section.
    • New Action Attributes:
      • Bullying/Harassment Basis - Sexual Orientation (CRDC)
      • Bullying/Harassment Basis - Religion (CRDC)
      • Perceived Religions Affiliation (Optional for the 2020-2021 collection)
PSSR-272454SPED Timeline Data Entry Screen - Update to 'Reason for Late Transition from Part C' Field

When entering data on the SPED Timeline Data Entry Screen, when users check the 'Part C to Part B student?' box, then the 'Reason for Late Transition from Part C' should be un-defaulted (option 12 un-selected) if the user had not already selected a value.

PSSR-267840Student Historical Grades: Remove Special Characters From Drop-downs

Special characters are removed from the Sequence and Course Level drop downs on the Historical grade page to improve how the options display in certain browsers.

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