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 6, 2019
Posted by The MiSiS Team on 11/6/2019
The following items have been enhanced/corrected in MiSiS:
Invalid parent email addresses were removed from MiSiS, which included incorrect format and incomplete email addresses.
Legal sex field on the Enrollment screen now includes Intersex.
A new duplicate student message will display on the Enrollment screen when a user attempts to enroll a student with the same name, birthdate, and parent. Schools need to carefully review the student data before saving the enrollment.
The Attendance Alert hover over message has been corrected to, “All absence excuses must be verified through the administrator or attendance designee.”
The Manage Teacher/Class Attendance screen, located under the Admin menu, has been corrected to no longer display an error message when users select to sort by last name.
The Athletics screen, located under the student profile Miscellaneous tab, has been enhanced to include “Opioids” and “Bullying and Hazing” has been removed under the District Required Documents. For this school year, if “Bullying and Hazing” had previously been completed, and a date was entered, that date has been transferred to “Opioids”.
The Certificate of Athletic Eligibility, Athletic Eligibility List, and Ineligible Parent Letter reports have also been enhanced with this change.
The Athletic screen and Certificate of Athletic Eligibility, Athletic Eligibility List, and Ineligible Parent Letter reports have been enhanced for Varsity Football students to be eligible if the student’s age is equal to or greater than 14 as of August 15 and less than or equal to 19 as of June 15 of the school year based on the user selected Eligibility Date.
The Athletic Waivers and Comments, located on the Athletics screen, has been enhanced to no longer include waiver Rule 203 Age Requirement.
The Athletic screen, located under the student profile Miscellaneous tab, now displays the GPA for magnet students.
The Reclassification Letter will now print for students reclassified via the IEP process.
The Student Support Summary Report, located under the Reports menu, has been enhanced to include SHHS services.
The PFT Class Roster has been enhanced to display the columns in the order as they appear in the PFT Mass Entry screen.
For 8th grade students taking Enrichment Courses during the Summer before their 9th Grade, the grade level associated to the courses has been updated from 8th grade to 9th grade.
The fax number listed on the bottom of the MiSiS Access Request form is no longer in service. Users who need to submit the form to MiSiS access (such as users with transitioning administrators or Local District/Central Office staff) may now submit the access request form as an attachment to a Remedy ticket for MiSiS. For assistance with creating a ticket in Remedy, please contact the IT Helpdesk at (213) 241-5200, option 5.
The following items have been enhanced/corrected in MiSiS:
The Student Transfer Form and Permit List Reports have been corrected.
In order to reduce the number of duplicate students enrolled, users will receive a new message when attempting to enroll a student with the same name, birthdate, gender, and at least one parent guardian who is the same as an existing student in MiSiS. Schools should review the information carefully to ensure a duplicate student is not being enrolled.
In order to support the District’s need to report itinerant teachers to the California Department of Education (CDE-CALPADS), a new screen, Itinerant Course Assignment Screen, is available to assist elementary schools with creating courses for itinerant teachers and scheduling students. The job aid may be accessed via the MiSiS website: https://achieve.lausd.net/Page/3467
The Walk-In and Sections Editor screens have been enhanced to prevent the system from creating elementary subject sections which are no longer required for mark reporting.
Secondary schools may now add the One-Way Dual Language Master Plan Program Section Attribute under Sections Editor > Add Section Attribute > Master Plan Program screen.
When creating a Period X at continuation schools, the Section Attributes screen has been enhanced to automatically populate the IS (Continuation) and Exclude Grades attributes.
The Sections Editor screen has been fixed to allow schools to end sections.
The Uncleared Absences Report for comprehensive and continuation schools, located under the Reports menu, has been corrected to display all students who have uncleared absences and now displays the 4-digit extension Zip Code.
The Manage Attendance and Update Attendance screens at span schools have been corrected to display secondary absence, tardy, and left early reason code for secondary grade levels.
The Manage Attendance and Update Attendance screens have been corrected to only display absent reason codes that are equal to absent for future dates.
The Manage Attendance screen has been corrected to display the student’s attendance record, highlighted in green, when a student has been issued a suspension.
The Manage Attendance screen has been enhanced to display a message when elementary and secondary students are selected and the “Set for selected students” parameters is selected.
Secondary schools may now add the One-Way Dual Language Master Plan Program for students under Services > English Learner > Master Plan Instructional Program Information
The Secondary Schools Report Card – Mailer and Non-Mailer has been enhanced to correctly display the student names in the Student(s) parameter dropdown in alpha order, by last name.
The Total Credits displayed on the Graduation Standards Summary Screen and the Total Credits displayed on the Excel output, which is generated when the Credits hyperlink is clicked, are now matching.
Per California State Law, Proof of Immunity (Varicella) may no longer be selected as exemption for Varicella immunization.
The Assignment Monitoring Report has been enhanced to include misassignments for courses with Unfilled Positions.
The Secondary Classification and Secondary Statistical reports have been corrected to display the “Cost Center Code”, “School Phone Number”, and “Run Date and Time” labels on the Exception portion of the report.
A new screen and inline reports have been created for Behavior Emergencies. This screen is only applicable for student with disabilities.
The Referral Email Settings screen has been enhanced to allow the school user to assign staff to receive automatic emails when a Behavioral Emergency record is submitted for LAUSD Schools.
The SSPT Referral Log report, located under the Reports menu, has been enhanced to display the actual dates for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd follow-up meeting dates.
The screens and report below have been enhanced to limit teacher access to the current and previous school years:
Referral Summary Screen
Intervention Summary Screen
Student Profile D “Discipline Incident E.C. 49079” alert
Social Adjustment reports- in-line and Reports menu
The Social Adjustment report has been corrected to display the correct Suspension Effective date.
The Counseling Communications, Intervention, and Referral screens have been enhanced to update the Counseling Purposes, Intervention, and Referral Counseling Referral Reasons, as follows:
All related AB 1617/216 and AB 1806 items were removed
Poor health habits/hygiene was replaced with Health habits/personal care
Domestic problems was replaced with Trauma/violence exposure
A new category of Add Graduation Exemption was added with the subcategories below:
CDE Option- Other District/LEA
5th Year Option
5th Year Option – Other District/LEA
Does Not Qualify
Does Not Qualify– Other District/LEA
Declined by ERH/Youth
Declined by ERH/Youth– Other District/LEA
A new category of Risk Assessment Conducted was added with the subcategories below:
When the above reasons for Risk Assessment are selected all other reasons and comments will be disabled or deselected and the message, "Comments are not permitted for this intervention type. A RARD must be completed in iSTAR.” will display.
The Referral Screen has been enhanced to display the message, “Contact Student Discipline and Expulsion Support regarding Mandatory Recommendation for Expulsion.”