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September 2021 Major Maintenance Release

These changes have been released in the following software versions unless otherwise noted in the release note:

  • ESP_19.11.41.0
  • ESP_20.4.34.0
  • ESP_21.4.11.0



Release Note

ESP-65907District Course Catalog and Building Course Catalog

Added the PA State Courses option in the District Course Catalog Search.

Renamed the State Courses option to PA State Courses in the Building Course Catalog Search.

ESP-65922PIMS Download and PIMS Extract

Added the following fields to the Student and Student Snapshot downloads and extracts:

  • Added the AUN of Sending Charter School field retrieved from PASC-Sending Charter School of Charter School District.

  • Added the Sending Charter School Number field retrieved from PASC-Sending Charter School of Charter School Building.

  • Added the Gender Identity field retrieved from Registration of Gender Identity. If the value has a state code other than M or F in State Code Equiv 01, report X otherwise blank.

Updated the validation descriptions for the Special Education - PATB_SPEC_ED - Special Ed field:

  • E – Exited IEP and transferred to Regular Ed this school year

  • N – No IEP

ESP-65482Validation Tables (Act 16 Fund Category) and PA PIMS Download

Added the monetary ranges for 2022 to the Act 16 Fund Category validation table.

Updated the Programs download type for Program Fact:

  • Removed codes 009 - 21st Century Tutoring - Reading, and 010 - 21st Century Tutoring - Math for school year 2022 and beyond.
  • Added codes 057 - 21st Century Community Learning Centers, 060 - Mode of Instruction - Hybrid, and 061 - Mode of Instruction - Full Time Virtual/Remote.
ESP-64022PIMS Download

Updated the PIMS Course Instructor download to retrieve the Instructor ID based on the staff that was the primary teacher of the course for the longest time and not the current primary teacher. The Teacher of Record override still functions as earlier in the PIMS Course page.

ESP-63925PIMS Download

Updated the primary disability to only output when the Special Ed program has a value “Y” at the time of the incident for the Discipline (DSC) download.

ESP-60148PIMS Download

Updated the APC codes in the Student download to use State Code Equivalent values from the validation tables.

ESP-54655PIMS Download

Moved warnings for Student download that checked the state entry date and district entry date against the students school entry date out of the log file and into the debug file.

ESP-61512SHARRS Medical Report

Updated the report to include the summer school building entry/withdrawal records with the selected building latest entry/withdrawal records for regular year.

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