MiSiS Updates - February 28, 2018

Posted by The MiSiS Team on 2/28/2018

Schoology Announcement:

All elementary school teachers can now access the online gradebook for their class in Schoology. Changes to class rosters are sent from MiSiS to Schoology nightly. To access the online gradebook in Schoology, teachers log in using their Single-Sign On (SSO) at http://lms.lausd.net and select the class in the “Courses” menu.

 

The following items have been updated/fixed in MiSiS:

Enrollment

  • The Emergency Roster Report now includes the complete student schedule for all students.
  • The Transfer Screen no longer includes Independent Charter Schools or Magnet Schools.  Schools cannot enter transfers to Independent Charter or Magnet schools.
  • Students may not be withdrawn from a school if a student has been marked as a No Show.

Scheduling

  • The Missing Student Request Report (Pre-commit) has been modified to reflect the number of potential conflicts based on the number of instructional periods available.

Attendance

  • The Uncleared Absences Report – Continuation is now available under the Reports menu.
  • The Uncleared Absences Report:
    • Displays all students with uncleared absences.
    • Displays the school principal’s name accurately on the report.
    • Includes the option of sorting by Period/Teacher.
    • Displays the groups accurately in the parameters.
  • At Span schools, the Attendance at a Glance screen now displays the attendance data accurately for secondary students.
  • The Student Truancy Report, located under the Admin menu, now includes pagination with the option to show 50, 100, 150, 200 students per page.
  • At Magnet Schools, the Student Attendance Totals report, located under the Attendance tab of the student profile, now displays the meeting pattern of the preferred location.

GATE

  • The GATE Student Search now includes a parameter for Student Race and Hispanic/ Latino indicator.

Grades

  • The Options Schools Report Card has been updated to correctly count absences and tardies.
  • The Retention Warning Notice has been removed from the CA Content Standards Elementary Schools Report Card for TK students.
  • A new link, ‘Back to Student Roster’, has been added to the teacher’s Grades by Student screen that returns them to the attendance roster screen, where they can select additional students to continue awarding grades.
  • The Grade Submission Confirmation alert will now display at the center of the screen so that teachers will no longer need to scroll to click it.
  • The display of the Retention Warning Notice on the CCS Elementary Schools Report Card for K-6 grade students, has been modified such that it is confined within a column for better visibility. It will no longer wrap into the beginning of the next row.
  • Various errors in grades have been fixed for reported students.

Student Support

  • The Contact Log now provides the ability to document contacts for withdrawn student. The role of Principal, Office Manager, Counselor, and School based PSA, will be able to create/enter/update/delete Contact Log entries.
  • The Referral Search, located under the Admin menu, now includes the option to search for Referrals with no action taken.
  • For students who have an SSPT referral and who matriculate to the next school level (i.e., middle to high school), the “Case Manager” drop-down field, located in the Intervention Plan tab, now displays the current school of attendance staff.
  • Previously entered Counseling Communication entries, can now be edited by the person who created the record, as well as the user with the Scheduling Administrator role.

Student Testing

  • The new ELPAC Student Tracker Screen has been created to assist schools with the tracking of students eligible for the summative ELPAC test.  The job aid is available on the MiSiS website: https://achieve.lausd.net/Page/9877
  • Once test information is submitted on the ELPAC Student Tracker screen, a record (ELPAC Student Tracker Tab- Student Profile) will appear under Services > English Learner > ELPAC Student Tracker Status, displaying the school name where the student tested, the test turn-in date, test purpose of Summative, and the name of the employee who submitted the record through the ELPAC Student Tracker screen.

Transcripts

  • The Transcript Records have been fixed for students who were given a course number containing the letter ‘C’. These course numbers are provisional and are not to be used by schools at this time. For the affected students, the ‘C’ course numbers have been replaced with the same course number that does not contain the letter ‘C’.
  • Various errors in Transcript records have been fixed for reported students.