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The District releases an updated version of MiSiS with software fixes and/or enhancements every other Tuesday night. Browse the notes below to learn about all updates released since August 2014.
  • MiSiS Updates - July 27, 2016

    Posted by The MiSiS Team at 7/27/2016

    MiSiS Announcements

     

    2016-17 Enrollment Reminders

    MiSiS is working to resolve the overlapping enrollment error issue. If you receive the Overlapping Enrollment error when trying to enroll a student, please wait to enroll the student. MiSiS will communicate the fix next week.

    • Transitional Kindergarten Expansion
      • Only approved TKE schools should enroll students in grade level TE.
      • TE students must turn five after December 2, 2016 and before July 1, 2017.
      • Contact Early Education Division (213-241-0415) for further information or refer to REF-6595.1 Expanded Transitional Kindergarten Implementation
    • Transitional Kindergarten
      • TK students must turn five between September 2 and December 2, 2016.

     

    If a student has a 2017 enrollment at your school and will not be returning, follow these procedures:

    • If a student attended your school in 2016 school year, withdraw the student on the last day of attendance in the 2016 school year.
    • If a student did not attend your school in the 2016 school year, do not schedule the student for classes. The student may be Auto Withdrawn by another LAUSD school before the first day of school, removing the student from your school. If the student is not Auto Withdrawn, mark the student as a No Show on the first day of school.

     

    Health

    The Exemption Expiration date was updated for student enrolled in SY 2015-16 with a Personal Temporary or Religious Exemption. The updated Exemption Expiration date varies by grade level:

    Student Grade
    Exemption Expiration Date
    Pre-K (PK), TKE
    06/30/2016
    Kindergarten (K, TK)
    06/30/2022
    1
    06/30/2021
    2
    06/30/2020
    3
    06/30/2019
    4
    06/30/2018
    5
    06/30/2017
    6
    06/30/2016

    For further information about immunizations exemptions, refer to REF-6629.0 Compliance with California Immunization Law-Removal of the Personal Belief Exemption from School Vaccination Requirements, January 4, 2016.

     

     

    The following items have been updated/fixed in MiSiS:

    Attendance

    • District Administrators can now run an initial Notification Letter of Truancy
    • Schools can run the Attendance Audit Report at the end of each classification month
    • Initial Notification Letter of Truancy Letters on student profile print the run date instead of the initial date of generation

     

    Enrollment

    • New screen and reports for Section 504:
      • Student Section 504 data is now being loaded into MiSiS from Welligent.
      • A new Section 504 screen is available on the MiSiS Services menu, which displays data from Welligent and includes a link to Welligent for authorized users. Fields include:
        • Meeting/Plan Date
        • 504 Exit Date
        • 3 Year Re-evaluation Date
        • Physical/Mental Impairment
        • Academic Accommodations
        • State/District Testing Accommodations
        • Behavioral Accommodations
        • Medical Accommodations
        • Physical Accommodations
      • The Section 504 Accommodations Report is now available on the Reports menu under Enrollment. The report generates a list of all Section 504 students.
      • Section 504 fields have been added to MiSiS Explorer.
    • Data fixes were made for specific schools.
    • Schools are now able to change the withdrawal date of a student without receiving an error message.

     

    Attendance

    • The Secondary Attendance Discrepancy Report now includes Unfilled sections.
    • The Attendance Referral Report has been modified to include only one header row with the days of the week in the Attendance Detail section of the report.
    • An error no longer displays when entering or searching for a SARB record.

     

    Scheduling

    • Elementary Schools with Dual Language programs will be prompted to add section attributes when creating a new section in Sections Editor.
    • Elementary Schools with Dual Language programs will have a new Master Plan Exception Report to verify student’s master plan information
    • Elementary Schools with Dual Language programs will not be prevented from entering a student’s master plan program if the parental exception waiver is not entered.
    • The off-site sections in Sections Editor screen can be removed or ended if students are not enrolled in that section.
    • When students are moved from a section in Sections Editor, the confirmation message will now read “Effective Section End Date” to alert the user of when a student’s section is ended
    • The Student Schedule Summary Report will now display off-site sections and will no longer generate an error message when selecting the “Group By” option of “Course Department”.

     

    Athletics

    • The Athletics screen semester rule has been corrected to be based on student’s Initial 9th Grade Entry.
    • The Nursing Office Admin and Health Office user roles now have access to the Athletics screen.

     

    Groups

    • The Dynamic Group criteria will allow users to create multiple expressions using the “Or” clause.

     

    Student Profile

    • Teachers will be able to see a student’s schedule from the student profile page.

     

    Grades

    • Corrections have been made to the Summer School Report Card 'In Danger of Failing’ Spanish message.

     

     

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