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SchoolTool 2.8 Release Notes

SchoolTool 2.8 is a feature release for new deployments or those ready to upgrade their 2.6 installation.

See SchoolTool 2.8 And Beyond for plans regarding this and future releases.

New features

  • Relationships (enrollment, group membership) have explicit states (e.g., pending, enrolled, withdrawn) with explicit start dates
  • Enrollment modes
  • Basic parent access
  • Levels for courses and persons
  • Transcript reports

See Changes in SchoolTool 2.8 for introduction to the new relationships.

Availability

It is available for all supported Ubuntu releases in a new 2.8 ppa

When to Upgrade

We recommend new users of SchoolTool begin with the 2.8 release.

Users of SchoolTool 2.8.0 should upgrade to 2.8.3 at a convenient time.

Users of SchoolTool 2.6 should upgrade to 2.8.3 after testing against their database and reviewing the changes in functionality.

2.8.5 (2016-02-13)

SchoolTool 2.8.5

2.8.4 (2015-07-02)

SchoolTool 2.8.4

SchoolTool Gradebook 2.8.4

2.8.3 (2014-11-11)

Gradebook 2.8.3.1 (2014-12-03)

Journal 2.8.2.1 (2014-12-03)

SchoolTool 2.8.3 (2014-11-11)

Gradebook 2.8.3 (2014-11-11)

  • Added journal scores to student detail report

Journal 2.8.2 (2014-11-11)

  • Added attendance by student report

2.8.2 (2014-10-14)

SchoolTool 2.8.2 (2014-10-14)

  • Added Sign In & Out report for groups/sections
  • Added Mailing Labels report for groups/sections
  • Added Name Labels report for groups
  • Updated and added checkboxes to Roster report for sections

Gradebook 2.8.2 (2014-10-14)

  • Fixed gradebook view when future dates are used for section enrollment
  • Fixed absences by day report to work with multiple years
  • Added absences for range of dates schoolyear report

Journal 2.8.1 (2014-10-14)

  • Fixed template error in journal default score system view
  • Changed today access in journal attendance export report (https://launchpad.net/bugs/1341519)
  • Added journal data export for terms

CanDo 2.8.2 (2014-10-14)

  • Removed column averages row from gradebooks

2.8.1 (2014-08-25)

SchoolTool 2.8.1 (2014-08-25)

  • Added Leave School link (under Actions) and relevant information fields for students
  • Added slider and edit view for modifying student level
  • Added custom CSS handling
  • Fixed row indexing in group importer after relationship change
  • Added relationship states to group accordion in person view
  • Fixed permissions for school year report links and manage year link
  • Fixed page numbers in pdf reports
  • Avoid insecure content warning for fonts.googleapis.com when accessing schooltool through https (https://launchpad.net/bugs/1330106)
  • Fixed email forms
  • Fixed ampersand breaks student detail report (https://launchpad.net/bugs/1328619)
  • Fixed reorder demographics view (https://launchpad.net/bugs/1341514)
  • Included future enrollments in membership counts on School page
  • Updated translations

SchoolTool Gradebook 2.8.1 (2014-08-25)

SchoolTool CanDo 2.8.1 (2014-08-25)

  • Fixed permission issue in gradebook view when students with active IEP were withdrawn
  • Made importing skills a background task (no timeouts!)
  • Fixed parent and layer setting in node add view (https://launchpad.net/bugs/1353932)

SchoolTool Virginia 2.6.1 (2014-08-25)

  • Fixed Export As PDF dialog for skills completion report
  • Made importing Virginia sections a background task

2.8.0 (2014-05-08)

Public release with new relationships, transcript reports, and all the bugfixes included in 2.6.4 release.

SchoolTool 2.8.0 (2014-05-08)

SchoolTool Gradebook 2.8.0 (2014-05-08)

  • Added scoresystem field to course worksheet activity add view
  • Added course worksheets report
  • Added transcript report
  • Added checkboxes for column preferences to the sidebar (https://launchpad.net/bugs/1288274)

SchoolTool Journal 2.8.0 (2014-05-08)

  • Fixed cell validation in school attendance view
  • Fixed highlighting of inactive students in the journal
  • Fixed active tab in school attendance view

SchoolTool CanDo 2.8.0 (2014-05-08)

  • Hide preferences menu introduced with gradebook 2.8.0
  • Fix add/edit views broken in 2.7.0

2.7.0 (2014-04-12)

Preview of the new relationships

SchoolTool 2.7.0 (2014-04-12)

New features

  • Temporal relationships
  • Checkboxes in relationship views
  • Levels for courses and persons
  • Parent access
  • Background import
  • Added descriptions for demographic fields

SchoolTool Gradebook 2.7.0 (2014-04-12)

  • Added enrollment modes to gradebook
  • Added children gradebook for parents

SchoolTool Journal 2.7.0 (2014-04-12)

  • Added enrollment modes to journal

SchoolTool CanDo 2.7.0 (2014-04-12)

  • Temporal relationships support

SchoolTool Intervention 2.7.0 (2014-04-12)

  • Temporal relationships support