ISBE Updates in SchoolInsight
SchoolInsight has new features to help Illinois schools with end-of-year state reporting.
Remote Learning Calendar Codes
SchoolInsight admins can now select the new remote learning and Covid-19 related calendar day codes. Illinois schools will need to mark Marth 17th through March 30th as AOG - Act of God days.
The new codes are:
XRLD - Remote Learning Day
RPD - Remote Learning Planning Day - Full Day
XRPH - Remote Learning Planning Day - Half Day
EDC - Emergency Day COVID-Related
TIC - Teacher Institute COVID-Related
Student attendance is required on X days. This includes XRLD and XRPH calendar days only.
This article explains how admins can select calendar day codes:
Course Assignment Updates
Schools with standards-based grading can report student grades in the course assignment files. Admins can now create an ISBE grade placeholder for teachers to select the grade that will get reported to the ISBE in the course assignment files. Read the following article for instructions:
The software allows schools to fix course assignment files in order to close the academic year in the SIS. Some schools, while attempting to close the year, receive errors about missing course exit dates and student course grades. The following article lists the common reasons for these errors, and gives instructions how to easily fix earlier erroneous submissions of course assignment files in SchoolInsight:
New file Gifted and Accelerated
This new file is in the final development stages. School admins will edit or mass edit new student fields to enter required data. The file will be available to district admins for direct upload to the ISBE.
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