AdminPlus Version 6.1.71.01 and District/Diocesan Manager Version 3.0.40.00 Release

Release Date | September 4, 2020

The AdminPlus and District/Diocesan Manager team wishes you a great start to the 2020-21 school year! Our developers are working hard to release features that will help schools with online learning or a full/partial return to in-person learning. Notification tools play a vital role in keeping staff and families informed. Our new AP Notify mobile app will help schools with AP Notify and our AP Mobile app communicate more effectively.

AdminPlus: New AdminPlus Notify Mobile App
AP Notify Mobile AppUsing the new AP Notify mobile app, you can send text, voice, and e-mail notifications to students, parents, and staff. Districts/dioceses can now send notifications to the entire district/diocese as well as individual schools.
AdminPlus: Improvements
Improved Excel Wizard LogsThe Excel Wizard's grade-change logs now include changes to course requests.
Improved OneRoster ExportThe OneRoster Export tool has a new specification you can use to select course sections for export.
AdminPlus: Feature Fixes
Fixed Sustain ExportThe Sustain Export now accepts non-standard school year formats.
Fixed Admissions Holding BinThe Admissions Holding Bin now receives student SuperDB information from AdmissionsPlus for districts/dioceses where schools use a common SuperDB storage location.
Fixed OLF Holding BinThe Online Forms Holding Bin now performs letter case conversion when you receive student data from Online Forms.
Fixed Mandatory Field WarningsMandatory contact fields now provide a warning if you try to save a contact when the field is empty.
Fixed Student BulletinThe Student Bulletin now prints the full first name for students without a recorded middle name when the bulletin is set to include middle names.
Fixed Billing ReportThe Billing Report Writer no longer prints a blank page when you enable the "All Contacts" specification.
Fixed QuickMail BccQuickMail's Blind Copy feature now functions for the "All Contacts" recipient setting.
Fixed Excel Wizard Student Transcript ExportThe Excel Wizard Student Transcript export correctly exports the birth date field as a date type field.
Fixed AP OLF Payment LogThe AP Online Forms Payment Log for the Scheduling Year is now moved to the Active Year when you change the Active Year during the end-of-year process.
District/Diocesan Manager: Improvements
Improved Student/Staff SnapshotThe Student/Staff Snapshot now includes a student or staff member's school above their name.
Improved OneRoster ExportThe OneRoster Export tool has a new specification you can use to select course sections for export.
District/Diocesan Manager: Feature Fixes
Fixed Excel Wizard Attendance SummaryThe Excel Wizard's attendance summary functions as intended.
Fixed the District Office Clever ExportThe Clever Export tool exports data to Clever for districts where only some schools use study halls. 

If your school, district, or diocese is not hosted, you can download the AdminPlus update from our Application Downloads page

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AdminPlus: New AdminPlus Notify Mobile App

Added an AP Notify Mobile App for Android and iOS

Using our AP Notify mobile app, you can send text, voice, and e-mail notifications to students, parents, and staff. Districts/dioceses can send notifications to the entire district/diocese as well as individual schools.

To use this app, you need to activate it in AdminPlus. For more information, see Install and Set Up the AP Notify Mobile App.

The AdminPlus Notify mobile app will be available this weekend on the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. Schools with licenses for the AdminPlus Mobile App and AdminPlus Notify can use this new app.


AdminPlus: Improvements

Improved the Excel Wizard Logs

The Course Grade Change Log and Skills Grade Change Log (in Tools > Excel Wizard > Logs) include changes to course requests.

Improved the OneRoster Export Tool

The OneRoster Export tool (in Tools > OneRoster Export > Section Information) has a new specification you can use to select course sections for export. 

In the OneRoster Export Specifications dialog box, on the Section Information Tab, click next to 1. Use Advanced Course Selection to select sections for export.


AdminPlus: Feature Fixes

Fixed Sustain Export for Non-standard School Year Formats

The Sustain Export (in Data Base > Cust DB > Set School Office Suite (SOS) Interface Options) accepts school years that don't follow the standard yyyy-yy (e.g., 2020-21) format.

Fixed Admissions Holding Bin: Receive SuperDB Information

The Admissions Holding Bin (in Data Base > New Files > HB: Admissions) can receive student Super Data Base information from Admissions Plus Pro for districts/dioceses where schools use a common SuperDB storage location.

Fixed Online Forms Holding Bin: Perform Letter Case Conversion

The Online Forms Holding Bin (in Data Base > New Files > HB: Online Registration) performs letter case conversion when you receive student data from Online Forms.

Fixed Mandatory Field Warnings for New Contacts

Mandatory contact fields (in Data Base > Address) provide a warning if you try to save a contact when the field is empty.

Fixed First Names on the Student Bulletin

The Student Bulletin (in Attendance > Enter Daily > Print Bulletin) prints the full first name (up to 25 characters) for students without a recorded middle name even when you set Print Middle Name to Yes on the Print Specification Screen.

Fixed Billing Report Pagination

The Billing Report Writer (in Billing > Report Writer) doesn't print a blank page when you enable the All Contacts specification.

Fixed QuickMail Blind Copy for All Contacts

QuickMail's Blind Copy feature (in E-Mail > QuickMail) functions for a recipient setting of All Contacts.

Fixed the Excel Wizard Student Transcript Export

The Excel Wizard Student Transcript export (in Tools > Excel Wizard > Report Card Plus > Student Transcript) correctly exports the birth date field as a date type field.

Fixed the AP Online Forms Manager Payment Log

The AP Online Forms Payment Log (Tools > AP Online Forms Manager > Payment Log) for the Scheduling Year is moved to the Active Year when you change the Active Year during the end-of-year process. You won't lose any payment log data.


District/Diocesan Manager: Improvements

Improved the Student/Staff Snapshot

The Student and Staff snapshots in District/Diocesan Manager includes a student or staff member's school above their name.

Improved the OneRoster Export Tool

The OneRoster Export tool (in District Office > OneRoster Export > Section Information) has a new specification you can use to select course sections for export. 

In the OneRoster Export Specifications dialog box, on the Section Information Tab, click next to 1. Use Advanced Course Selection to select sections for export.


District/Diocesan Manager: Feature Fixes

Fixed the Excel Wizard Attendance Summary

The Attendance Summary (in Excel Wizard > Attendance Plus > Attendance Summary by Date) functions as intended.

Fixed the District Office Clever Export

The Clever Export tool (in District Office > Clever Export) exports data to Clever for districts where only some schools use study halls. (This issue didn't affect districts where all schools or no schools use study halls.)


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