New Release – Mar 30, 2022

Today’s release focuses primarily on the Orchestra Master Scheduler, and fixes to our new Online Testing module, now moving to Private Beta:

Here is a list of the latest QuickSchools improvements:

Master Scheduler Improvements

  • New option to sort courses by name or code in Step 4
  • Ability to Color Code courses by Department in Step 4
  • Ability to Color Code days in Step 5
  • Ability to Allow Conflicts during “Load” in Step 5
  • Ability to distribute students in Step 4 when a teacher is added / removed
  • Hide “Activate” button in Enrollment Period for non-SIS
  • Fix Grade Filter in Scheduling Algorithm in Step 5

LMS Improvements

  • My WorkSpace Chat Console (Beta)

General (Functional) Improvements

  • Ability to schedule “Recalculate Fields” for Transcripts
  • Ability to preview attachments in Admissions
  • Show Submitter Name in Online Forms when Submission is not linked to a student
  • Schedule Standard Charge moved out of Beta
  • Add Course Department to Report Creator

General Bug Fixes

  • Remove Resigned Teachers from Dropdown for Attendance Rosters
  • Fix bug related to Add/Drop History
  • Fix Documents Tag in Admissions module

Beta Improvements / Fixes

  • Ability to relabel Interventions
  • Improve Framework for Audit Trail

New Release – Mar 8, 2022

Today’s release focuses primarily on the Orchestra Master Scheduler, multi-period Section Attendance, and our new Online Testing module, now moving to Private Beta:

New “Reject Analysis” Summary Report for Orchestra Master Scheduler

Here is a list of the latest QuickSchools improvements:

Master Scheduler Improvements

  • Expand functionality for Reject Analysis
  • Improve Filter Department in Step 4
  • Improve how sections are cleared by department in Step 4
  • Bug fix when optimizing student schedule in Step 5
  • Bug fix when printing student Schedule PDF with SIS enabled

LMS Improvements

  • Online Testing Framework Improvement (Beta)

General (Functional) Improvements

  • Improve integration with Ignitia / OdysseyWare
  • Expand support for Multi-Period Section Attendance

General Bug Fixes

  • Bug Fix Subject Criteria in Report Cards when student is enrolled for part of the year.
  • Bug Fix when configuring Attendance Calendar

Beta Improvements / Fixes

  • Import Student Grade Level by Academic Term
  • Improve how current subject enrollment is compared against capacity
  • Improve support to relink schools within a Group

Online Tests App is moving to Beta

In the coming days, we’ll be launching our new Online Tests App in Beta. While in Beta, we’ll be seeking help from schools to suggest refinements / improvements  to the Online Tests app.

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Patch Release – Feb 21, 2022

QuickSchools released a mini patch to address various improvements. 

Here are the latest Improvements in this patch:

Our next scheduled release is targeted for the week of March 7, and should include more improvements to the Master Scheduler and Section Attendance. If you have any further questions or suggestions for improvement, please chat with us online. We look forward to hearing from you

New Release – Feb 14, 2022

Today’s release focuses primarily on the Orchestra Master Scheduler, plus minor improvements to our new Online Testing module (Alpha) and Student Information System.

New option to Bulk Lock/Unlock Section Assignments in Step 5 of the Orchestra Master Scheduler

Here is a list of the latest QuickSchools improvements:

Master Scheduler Improvements

  • Option to Search/Sort Courses by Department ni Step 1
  • Option to Search Teachers by Department in Step 1
  • Option to Resync configured Teacher Names in Step 1
  • Option to color code the days in Step 4
  • Expanded Options to Bulk Lock/Unlock Section Assignments in Step 5 (see above)
  • Option to Clear Section Assignments by Department in Step 5
  • Option to Ignore Teacher Assignment when Loading Step 5
  • Highlight successful Load in Step 5
  • Support Weekly Schedule when finalizing Sections in Step 6 with SIS
  • Bug Fix Copy Target Students
  • Bug Fix Step 5 Student Count for large schools
  • Bug Fix Step 5 When Loading course requests linked to courses that are no longer offered
  • Bug Fix Schedule PDF with SIS enabled

LMS Improvements

  • Online Testing Framework Improvement (Beta)

General Bug Fixes and System Improvements

  • Remove support for deprecated payment gateway
  • Miscellaneous API improvements for Mobile App
  • Fix minor typo during Bank Account Verification for Student/Parent Portal

New Release – Jan 24, 2022

Here’s our second release for 2022. We continue to make improvements to the Orchestra Master Scheduler, PLUS, general improvements to our new Online Testing module (Alpha) and Student Information System.

Here is a list of the latest QuickSchools improvements:

Master Scheduler Improvements

  • Support multiple day combinations for a specific Course in Step 2 (Image above)
  • Option to Clear Sections by department in Step 4
  • New feature to add/edit/move specific sections within the Weekly Schedule in Step 4
  • Re-add support for Teams in Weekly Schedule in Step 4
  • New Importer for Sections linked to Courses (for SIS)
  • UI Improvement for Sections with Weekly Schedule (for SIS)
  • Bug fix when adding Course Requests from the Student record
  • Bug fix when copying Next Course to new Enrollment Period
  • Bug fix when loading Course Requests in Step 2

LMS Improvements

  • Online Testing Framework Improvement (Beta)

General (Functional) Improvements

  • New History for Standards-Based Gradebook (See below)
  • Option to manually add orders to the Lunch Ordering app
  • Support for external Thank You page for Embedded Admissions Application Form
  • Support for required files for upload for Admissions Application

General Bug Fixes and System Improvements

  • Alerts module is not out of Beta (See below)
  • API Improvements for Trial Sign-Up
  • General improvements to the Standards-Based Gradebook
  • Bug fix student access with student portal is deactivated
  • Bug fix for Homework module accessing Archived Semesters

Other Private Beta Improvements

  • Hide “Link Children in Other Schools” tab for Group School
  • Hide inactive students from Parent Portal for Group School
  • Retain parent info for siblings are they are deactivated for Group School
  • Bug fix for maintaining teacher records for Group School

Standards-Based Gradebook History

The Gradebook History / Versioning App has been extended to include the Standards-Based Gradebook. This means that with the feature installed, you’ll see a history link at the bottom of the Gradebook:

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