MiSiS Updates - October 11, 2023

Posted by The MiSiS Team on 10/11/2023

The following items have been enhanced/corrected in MiSiS:

 

Enrollment

  • The English Learner Enrollment by Teacher report has been enhanced to include all Master Plan Programs.

 

Scheduling

  • 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 Courses report 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.

 

Attendance

  • 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 been developed 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

 

Census

  • 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

 

English Learner

  • The Master Plan Roster 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.

 

Graduation Standards

  • The Individualized Graduation Plan (IGP) report has been enhanced to display certifications that a student has completed under the Awards/Certifications section.

 

Independent Study

  • 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

 

Student Support

  • 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.