The District releases an updated version of MiSiS with software fixes and/or enhancements on a monthly basis. Browse the notes below to learn about all updates released since August 2014.
MiSiS Updates - November 15, 2023
Posted by The MiSiS Team on 11/15/2023
NEW: The i-Ready ELA assessment data for students in grades 3-12 will be used by various English Learner processes and reports. This assessment is considered a Basic Skills Assessment that has replaced the Reading Inventory (RI) for students in grades 6-12 and DIBELS 8 for students in grades 3-5.
The following items have been enhanced/corrected in MiSiS:
The Withdrawal screen has been enhanced to automatically set the withdrawal date to the student's last recorded date of attendance.
The Walk-In screen has been enhanced to display periods in numerical order.
The Bus Schedule screen has been enhanced to activate the Transportation Type Space Available Bases.
The SSPT Reclassification Referral Meeting screen, SSPT Reclassification Recommendation Form, Reclassification Process, Reclassification Letter, EL Monitoring Process, English Learner Rosters, and Individual Reclassification Plan have been enhanced to capture and display the i-Ready ELA data for qualifying students. Students in grades K-2 will continue to display DIBELS 8 assessment data in all English Learner reports.
The Individual Reclassification Plan (IRP) report has been corrected to accurately generate when selecting "By LTEL Teacher and Period".
The Individualized Graduation Plan (IGP) report has been enhanced/corrected as follows:
The Graduation Eligibility section has been enhanced to align with a student's graduation requirements, rather than their grade level.
The In Progress column has been corrected to display a student’s current schedule.
The Completed Courses column has been corrected to display a student’s completed courses.
Significant enhancements have been made to improve the visual and tactile experience of the report.
The Graduation Standards Summary screen has been corrected to display completed courses fulfilling the Science requirement.
The Immunizationscreen has been corrected to remove Medical Temporary and Medical Permanent exceptions.
The exemption end date for Conditional Admission is now 30 days from the exemption date.
The exception end date for Varicella exemption end dates will default to June 30th of the final year of elementary school for students in elementary grades.
The Independent Study (IS) Record of Assignment (ROA) report and ROA Evaluation in-line reports have been corrected and no longer display blank.
The ‘Teacher ‘parameter in the IS ROA for Secondary Short-Term screen has been corrected to display all scheduled teachers.
The Suspension screen has been corrected to save suspension record information upon clicking the 'Save' button.
The Student Support Summary report has been corrected to accurately display the “Entered By” dropdown menu when generated for the previous school year.
Per business owner’s request, the following items have been enhanced:
The Counseling Communication screen located under student profile
The Manage Counseling Communication screen located under the Advanced Search Actions dropdown menu
The Counseling Communication report fields and user access
The following items have been enhanced/corrected in MiSiS:
The English Learner Enrollment by Teacher report has been enhanced to include all Master Plan Programs.
The Sections Editor screen has been enhanced to prevent the deletion of a section that is associated with a request on the Change Student Section screen.
The Section Attributes screen has been enhanced to validate a teacher’s credentials and authorizations when creating a section for dual language education programs at approved elementary and secondary schools.
The Repeating Coursesreport has been enhanced to omit courses that are marked as ‘authorized to repeat’ in the Add New Transcript Record on the Transcript Details screen.
The Section Attributes screen has been corrected to enable non-dual language schools to edit Master Plan Program and Language of Instruction attributes.
The Contact Log screen has been corrected to remove the error message that appeared when users logged into the main campus and attempted to enter a record for a student enrolled at other schools associated with the campus.
A new report, Informational Absence Letter, has beendeveloped to notify parents/guardians of their child’s accumulated absences. The letter is formatted to print on 8 ½ by 11 paper. It can be accessed on the students’ Letters > Attendance screen.
The in-line Uncleared Absence reports for comprehensive and continuation schools have been enhanced to include a ‘Mailed’ parameter that will display the letters on the Letters > Attendance screen.
The Student Attendance Totals inline report for Secondary students has been corrected to list the Counselor’s name.
The Attendance Alert screen reasons dropdown menu has been enhanced as follows:
Updated “General Assembly” to “Targeted Attendance Assembly”
Updated “Excessive parent notes” to “Parent/Student 18 Note Revocation per policy”
Removed Suspected Forging of notes
The Homeless Screen has been enhanced as follows:
New option for Nighttime Residence: Other (Not fixed, regular, or adequate housing)
More choices available for School Assistance Referrals
Prevents users from adding a record if the student is not currently enrolled
Displays the identification school on the Summary screen
The Master PlanRoster screen has been enhanced to display the Master Plan Program of the section (if one is added in the Section Attributes screen) when generating the report using the “By Teacher and Period” option. An updated Master Plan Roster job aid is available on the MiSiS website.
The Individualized Graduation Plan (IGP)report has been enhanced to display certifications that a student has completed under the Awards/Certifications section.
The IS Administrator user role has been enhanced with the ability to submit attendance for the current and previous school years as follows:
IS Schools Long-Term/Full-Time IS: Weekly Manage Teacher/Class Attendance screen
Elementary, Secondary, Opportunity Short-Term IS: Update Attendance screen
The Master Agreement (MA) Upload screen has been corrected to allow users to select the Parent Signed Dates field starting from the first MA/ROA/Sections start dates.
The Daily Participation screen has been corrected to remove the error message when users attempt to save a record for a student not enrolled at any school.
For IS Schools Long-Term/Full-Time, the MA screen has been enhanced as follows:
Emails are no longer required when creating an MA
Emails are required when creating an MA Amendment as the document is routed for electronic signatures and final copy distribution
When MAs are uploaded, the MA document no longer overwrites the Initial ROA
When MAs are created, a PDF is not produced
The Social Adjustment and Student Referral reports have been enhanced to consider suspension appeal information.
The Support Referral and Intervention screens have been enhanced to display the message, “The student’s Parent (natural parent, adoptive parent, legal guardian, or educational rights holder) has been notified of and consents to the edit(s) to the student record.” when the edit icon is selected.