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FUTURE UPDATES/RELEASES CALENDAR

Scheduled updates and releases

TIMEFRAME SYSTEM/ORGANIZATION COMPONENT/FEATURE STATUS
Sept 2014 Schoolnet Implement patches to Schoolnet version 16.0 to address known issues Completed 9/26
PowerSchool/Clusters Driver Eligiblity (SADLS) Complete
PowerSchool/Clusters Retention and Promotion Report (formerly RPG) Complete
PowerSchool/Clusters Accommodations Complete
Oct 2014 PowerSchool/Clusters Accountability Pearson QA
PowerSchool/Clusters Course Code Management NCDPI QA
PowerSchool/Clusters Grad Plan - Phase 2 Pearson QA
PowerSchool/Clusters SAR roles for staff will be updated in October. NCDPI is having Pearson update the SAR-2 exception during the October maintenance weekend, or earlier, to omit NCVPS teachers. Complete
Single sign-on/ADFS Upgrade the single sign-on/ADFS service and migrate it from the New Jersey data center to the Pearson data center in Iowa City. Complete
Nov 2014 Schoolnet Migrate Schoolnet Training environment to version 16.1
Schoolnet Implement version 16.1 to add additional functionality Testing of version 16.1 is underway. Decided to delay implementation until after October benchmarks are complete. A release date will be determined once testing is complete.
Fall 2014 PowerSchool/Clusters Academically and Intellectually Gifted - Phase 2
PowerSchool/Clusters Cross LEA Enrollment Pearson QA
PowerSchool/Clusters LEP/WAPT Pearson QA
PowerSchool/Clusters Title III Immigrant Dependent on LEP/WAPT
PowerSchool/Clusters Teacher Verification of Course Certification Pearson QA
PowerSchool/Clusters Athletic Eligibility
PowerSchool/Clusters PowerSchool UID and eScholar sync - 5 critical fields for matching should be sent back to UID if they are updated at any point in PS.  Pearson QA
TestNav Summative Assessment Add summative assessment component (TestNav) to the Home Base suite of applications. Pilot Summative Assessment capability by delivering 10 of the 30 NC Final Exams through the Summative Assessment platform.
Educator Evaluation System Analysis of Student Work (ASW) Goes live for whole state
Jan 2015 PowerSchool/Clusters Historical Data Conversion
PowerSchool/Clusters Historical Transcript/Cumulative Folder Solution
Feb 2015 PowerSchool/Clusters Database Upgrade to Oracle 12c and PS 8.0.2
March 2015 TestNav Summative Assessment Field test three High School EOC tests
Spring 2015 TestNav Summative Assessment Pilot remaining 20 NC Final Exams and three High School EOC tests through the Summative Assessment platform
2014-15 School Year PowerSchool/Clusters EC CECAS (Phase III)
PowerSchool/Clusters Lottery
PowerSchool/Clusters Black Box