Welcome to Release 5.5!
Welcome to eSD 5.5! This release includes a number of new features that are designed to notify stakeholders of events, manage student health records, assess student performance, and more.
- eSchoolData Mobile allows districts to communicate important information to their community anytime, anywhere.
- Standards-Based Reports Enhancements provide districts with a variety of new options when generating grade reports.
- Health Module Enhancements provide nurses with new tools for managing student health records.
- User Requested Enhancements have been incorporated into the Grade Reporting, Teacher Connect, and Online Registration modules based on your feedback.
Version 5.5 includes a number of enhancements designed to support the upcoming release of the new eSchoolData Mobile app. The Communication Module has been modified to trigger automated notifications to mobile devices that have downloaded the new app. The eSchoolPortal display options pertaining to schedules, attendance, course requests, and more have been applied to the app to maintain consistency throughout all parent and student interfaces. The Teacher Connect Messaging feature has been incorporated into eSchoolData Mobile, allowing district staff, parents, and students to communicate seamlessly. In addition, a number of enhancements have been introduced based on feedback from the members of our eSD Mobile pilot group, ranging from assignment grade entry, to student photos, and more.
The eSchoolData Mobile app will become available for download in the Apple and Google Play app stores in the coming weeks.
Standards-Based Reports Enhancements
With the release of version 5.5, districts have a variety of new options when generating standards-based reports. The Standards-Based Reports Wizard has been enhanced to support the production of grade reports containing final grades for learning standards. The SBRC Builder now provides the ability to define the value populated in cells for ungraded learning standards. Finally, users can manually define the page breaks within large template standard sets, ensuring that the output is consistent.
Health Module Enhancements
This release includes a variety of enhancements to the Health Module based on end-user feedback. Nurses can now create student physical and height and weight records within the same transaction. The Immunization Dosage Report contains details regarding each administered dose. Medical condition and allergy details can be launched by clicking the corresponding icons throughout the application. The Daily Health Log now presents additional student information, including schedules, contacts, and more. Finally, the new Nurse Journal provides district staff with the ability to record a variety of student health-related information.
User Requested Enhancements
- Dual-Enrolled Student Averages
Grades received from courses in secondary buildings can now be included when calculating marking period totals, honor rolls, and class rank.
- Teacher Connect Progress Report Average Details
Teachers can click on a student’s weighted average to view the assignments that contribute to the calculation.
- School Personnel Only Fields
Districts can incorporate fields into online registration forms that are intended for internal use only.