2012-2013 Update History

As new features become available for the JMC Office SQL Application, updates to the software will be posted on our web site. To determine whether you may want to update your JMC Office Application, locate the build date for your software and then check below to see if a newer build is available and, if so, what new features are available in the newer build.

If a newer build is available and you wish to download the update, click on the correct link on the software download page to begin the download process.


Version: 4.2

Build Number: 060314

Features:

b. b.

Edit Student Data - MN

Early Education Student tab

Several additional fields were added to the Edit Student Data screen for either Early Education or Early Education Scholarship records. New fields include: Second Language, Hours/DaysAttended, ServicesOrPragramReferredFrom/To, and a set of fields to describe the siblings of the early ed student.

Minnesota - Early Education Student

Export Early Education Student File

This option was updated to include: various new fields; option for Early Ed or Early Ed Scholarship records; fix some XML tag issues.

Minnesota - Grad Standards

Export GRR File

A new option was added that allows for the exporting of GRR records for upload to the MDE website.

Minnesota - STAR Licensed Staff

Edit Licensed Staff

This option was modified to allow for the entry of code 99 for the field Inactive / Terminate Number.

Minnesota - STAR Licensed Staff

Capture STAR Files

This option was modified to handle a code 99 for the field Inactive / Terminate Number. This value will allow a staff record to be excluded from this file capture.

Grades

Additional Standardized Tests

Test/subtest scores for the ACCUPLACER, easyCBM, FAST, Minnesota Assessments GRR, Smarter Balanced Assessments, STAR, and WorkKeys may be maintained in the Grades module.

Edit Student Data - MN

New Early Education Student tab

A tab was added to the Edit Student Data screen for entering and updating MN Early Education Student records.

Minnesota - Early Education Student

Export Early Education Student File

The Minnesota module (formerly known as the MARSS module) now includes an Early Education menu with an option to export Early Education Student records in an XML file that may then be uploaded to the MDE website for processing.

Minnesota - MARSS / Grad Standards

Not Passed Standards Report

Minnesota - Grad Standards - Not Passed Standards report has been updated to include the new MN Assessments GRR records when determining a student's graduation assessment status.

Minnesota - MARSS / Grad Standards

Notification of Change in Enrollment

Minnesota - Data - Print Notification of Change in Enrollment report has been updated to include the new MN Assessments GRR records as well as MCA and other Minnesota Assessments.

Build Number: 013113

Features:

b. b.

MN MCCC

MCCC Course Index File

Schema Version 2 update.

WI WSLS/ISES

Coursework Completion System (CWCS)

Local Course Title for the CWCS Course and Teacher (WCL) file capture has been updated to use the Alternate Course Name field for courses that are designated as Dual Enrollment Credit.

Grades - IA

E-Transcript

This file export has been updated to prevent blank tags for Assessments. The blank tags would only happen for this option under rare circumstances.

Build Number: 072412

Features:

b. b.

Iowa - EASIER Reporting

Certified build for 12-13

This Build (072412) is the certified update ready for EASIER reporting for the 12-13 school year.

Scheduling

Course DIsaggregation Report

This new report gives disaggregated data for the students scheduled into each course. The disaggregation includes subtotals by gender, race/ethnicity, IEP, and free/reduced lunch status.

Scheduling

Edit Course Data

The State Specific tab has been renamed as State Specific - Course.

Scheduling

Edit Course Data

A new tab called State Specific - Section has been created to allow for the introduction of state-specific data elements at the section level.

Scheduling - MN

Edit Course Data

New course data elements for MCCC reporting: Academic Year, Calendar, Record Type

Scheduling - NE

Edit Course Data

New course section data elements for NSSRS reporting: Controlling District, Dual Credit

Grades

NWEA CRF file

A new option for specifying which race-ethnicity data is included in the CRF file is now available.

Grades - IA

E-Transcript

The grade level for students in grade zero is now being reported as KG for any student transcript records with a grade level of zero.

EASIER

Nonpublic Schools Table Update

The code table for Iowa nonpublic schools has been updated for all reports and captures that utilize this table.

MN MARSS

Import BST/GRAD Test Results

This option has been retired. Please use Grades - Transcripts - Import Test Scores instead.

MN MARSS

Import MCA Test Results

This option has been retired. Please use Grades - Transcripts - Import Test Scores instead.

MN MARSS

MARSS B File Capture

The MARSS B File capture has been updated for te 2012-2013 school year.

Grades

Additional Standardized Tests - Perkins TSA

Test scores for various tests used as a Perkins Technical Skills Assessment (TSA) may be maintained in the Grades module. Proficiency for TSA should be recorded with a score of either "P" or "NP".

Grades

Additional Standardized Test - Iowa Assessments

Test scores for the Iowa Assessments, published by Iowa Testing Programs (ITP), and its various subtests may be maintained in the Grades module. The Iowa Assessments essentially replace the ITBS and ITED tests.

Grades

Import Test Scores - SAT and SAT Subject Tests

This import option has been updated to accommodate the latest variation in the format for the SAT test results files that comes from the College Board publishers.

Discipline

Discipline Summary Report

This new report will summarize discipline records for the entire year or for a specific date range. Included in the report are summaries by violation, consequence, and referring person.

Attendance

Test Scores in Student Lists

The test score records included in Lists will now export with the test score comment included.

Attendance - MN

Teachers / Rooms

A field was added to the rooms so that a site number can be associated with each room. This site number will be used in the MCCC student course file to denote the site where a course was taken.

Attendance - IA

Add Student

This option has been updated to allow a student to be Added (instead of Reentered) after they have been dropped on Day Zero.

Health

Health History Categories

The health history category Concussion Awareness was added.

NE NSSRS

All templates

The template capture option has been updated to provide options for which students are included in a template. The student selection options include: All, Sequential, Random, By Grade, and By Advisor.

WI WSLS/ISES

Coursework Completion System (CWCS)

Inclusion for the CWCS Course and Teacher (WCL) file capture has been updated so that only course sections with students enrolled are included in this file.

WI WSLS/ISES

Coursework Completion System (CWCS)

The JMC Hex term type is now being captured as Block term type in the WCL and WSL files.

Build Number: 122011

Features:

b. b.

12-13

12-13

This is the first release for the 2012-2013 school year.

Schedules

Edit Course Data

New course-level and section-level data elements are available in various locations on the screen Schedules - Course - Edit Course Data. These new data elements will vary by state. New course-level data elements may be found above the tab panel. New course section-level data elements may be found in either the Teacher or State-Specific tab.

Schedules

Course Data List

New course-level and section-level data elements may be viewed or exported with this report by selecting the Course Number and Name - expanded option.

General

Scroll wheel Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

On Mac OS X the scroll wheel is now supported. Also. the scroll wheel and page up/down keys are supported on more screens than in previous versions.

Grades

Additional Standardized Tests

Test/subtest scores for the AIMSWeb, ASSET, AVMR, DIBELS Next, MN DSR (various new or updated tests and subtests), and Perkins TSA (includes new categories for CAERT, MDH, NCHSE, NOCTI, and NREMT) may be maintained in the Grades module.

Grades

Import Test Scores - MN DSR file

MCA Modified (MOD-II & MOD-III), Minnesota Test of Academic Skills (MTAS & MTAS-III), and Alternative Assessments (AA) are now importable from a MN DSR file.

Grades

Import Test Scores - DIBELS Next

This option allows you to import the test results you receive from DIBELS Next tests.

Grades

Export AIMSWeb Student Data

This option creates a file of student lists that can be uploaded to AIMSWeb's website in preparation for an upcoming test.

Grades

Export NWEA SPF file

Export NWEA SPF File has been updated to include the following special programs: any grade level, Special Education, Section 504, IEP, IEP Support Services Only (IA), Title I Reading (IA), Title I Math (IA).

Grades

Export NWEA CRF file

Export NWEA CRF File has been revised to include the race-ethnicity aggregate code. This completes the transition away from the legacy race-ethnicity (numeric) code to the newer race-ethnicity checkboxes that allow for multiple ethnicities to be specified.

Grades

Export NWEA CRF file

Students in grade zero will now be reported as NWEA grade 13 or 14, depending upon the state reporting module in use as well as the settings for some states on Edit - Edit School Data.

NE NSSRS

Import Programs Fact from Prior Year

This option will import Programs Fact records from the prior year and allow the user to assign an effective date for the new school year.

Attendance - IA

Drop Day Zero on Drop Add Report

Attendance - Reports - Drop / Add has been updated to include students who were dropped on Day Zero.

Edit Student Data - IA

KG Literacy Assessment - student level override

A menu was added to the Edit Student Data screen for students with Grade Level Placement KG. The menu is called "KG Literacy Assessment" and may be used as a student-level override to the existing KG Literacy Assessment settings available on the Edit School Data screen.

IA EASIER

Print Student EASIER Data - revision

The report EASIER - Data - Print EASIER Student Data has been retitled as Print Student Enrollment Preview and has been revised to feature enrollment history information that may be used to help with FAY determinations for AYP planning and reporting.

IA EASIER

Print Course SCED Codes - retired

The report EASIER - Data - Print Course SCED Codes has been retired. Please use Schedules - Course - Course Data List and specify Course Name and Number - expanded for state-specific course information.


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