MiSiS Updates – March 29, 2023

Posted by The MiSiS Team on 3/29/2023

The following items have been enhanced/corrected in MiSiS:

 

Enrollment

  • The Withdrawal screen has been enhanced to include a required field to enter a Future Address. The new field was requested by Pupil Services and Attendance.

 

English Learner

  • A new screen, Multilingualism Awards, has been developed to allow schools to add multilingualism awards for qualifying students in grades TE, TK, K, 1, 5/6, 8, and 12. The screen may be accessed via the Student Profile screen > Academics > Multilingualism Awards.

 

Grades

  • The Cumulative Grades Label – Secondary Schools report has been corrected to align cum label data to print within Avery 5360 or UNV-90106 (1 1/2 x 2 13/16) labels.
  • The Elementary Retention Warning Notices screen has been enhanced to keep Grading Period 3, 'May be Retained', as the only option until at least one ‘May Be Retained’ record has been created and saved in any of the 3 Grading Periods. When Grading Period 3 is selected, the ‘Will Be Retained’ option shall be included along with the ‘May Be Retained’ option.
  • The Grades by Class screen has been enhanced to display a pop-up prompt that requires the user to select whether to display Elementary or Secondary courses with section assignments of both Elementary and Secondary types.

 

Graduation Standards

  • Graduation Exemption on the Graduation Standards Summary screen has been enhanced to display an updated Rescind statement to accurately reflect the reason for the option. The previous statement "I certify that this youth has NOT met all the eligibility criteria and was previously misidentified” has been updated to read, "I certify that this student has rescinded their acceptance of this exemption or is no longer eligible for the exemption."
  • The Graduation Standards Summary screen has been enhanced by allowing Principals to enter LOTE Certification for students who meet the minimum 2-year LOTE requirement via a LOTE Equivalency exam. The job aid, Entering LOTE Certification on the Graduation Standards Summary screen, will soon be available at: https://www.lausd.org/Page/7158

 

Independent Study

  • The Independent Study Weekly Manage Teacher/Class Attendance screen has been corrected to display students that were enrolled for one day and to display sections for retired teachers.
  • The Master Agreement (MA) screen has been enhanced for Full-Time/Long Term IS to default the IS Supervising Designee field to Period 1 teacher for elementary and Period H teacher for secondary students. This field also excludes teachers from credit recovery sections and sections with an exclude marks section attribute.
  • The Record of Assignment (ROA) screen has been corrected to display all class sections that secondary students are scheduled in.
  • The ROA screen has been enhanced as follows:
    • A new field, Assignments Received Date, has been developed
    • A new button named Get Latest Assignments has been developed to provide users the ability to load Schoology Assignments that do not display in the assignments dropdown, or that were entered in Schoology after 8:30 pm the night before
  • The ROA Evaluation templates have been enhanced to include a field named Assignments Received Date.
  • The Elementary and Secondary Statistical/SMASR reports have been enhanced to include Independent Study attendance information.
  • The MA and ROA screens have been enhanced for Short-Term IS to void the records that are in ‘New’ or ‘In Progress’ status, if not signed by the parent after 5 instructional days of the MA Start Date. If the IS Administrator back dates the MA/ROA, they have five instructional days to upload the forms as of the created date.

 

Linked Learning

  • The CTE District Admin user role can now add and edit CTE/Linked Learning records for students in participating schools within the program.

 

Student Support

  • Support Referral has been enhanced as follows:
  • Redesigned to require Actions Taken for Discipline Referrals and adding a Victim Participant for certain discipline referral reasons
  • Disable Follow-Up Required and Follow-up Resolved when discipline referral reasons are selected fields
  • Updated message under Discipline Referral Reasons
  • Actions Taken field values were updated

 

Student Testing

  • A new process has been developed to load the Alternate ELPAC assessments for students on the alternate curriculum. The Alternate ELPAC scores may be accessed via the Student Profile screen > Academics > Test Scores.

 

Summer School

  • A new screen, Summer School Enrollment and Course Request, has been developed to allow schools to request summer school credit recovery courses. Summer school job aids are available at: https://www.lausd.org/Page/4836

 

Transcripts

  • Seal of Biliteracy Awards will no longer be entered using the Transcript Information tab. Please refer to the new Multilingualism screen for entering all biliteracy awards (Promise, Pathway, and Seal of Biliteracy) under the English Learner section above.
  • The High School Transcript report has been enhanced to display LOTE Certification for students who meet the minimum 2-year LOTE requirement via a LOTE Equivalency exam after Principals have certified students via the Graduation Standards Summary screen.