Articles by Paul

PowerSchool 8.0 is Now Available

I would wait maybe a couple of weeks after school starts to install to make sure there are no major bugs. If you want to upgrade don’t forget the database update too. I made the mistake of upgrading to 7.11 too early over winter break [Read More]

PowerSchool 8.0 is Coming Soon!

When upgrading to 8 over the summer remember to do the database upgrade first. Or you’re going to be on the phone a lot with Pearson Technical Support. PowerSchool 8.0 is Coming Soon! You spoke – Pearson listened! Our annual back to school release, available [Read More]

PowerSchool 8.0

Exciting news! As always wait a few weeks to upgrade… and let everyone else find the bugs and problems. I’m going to wait at least to 8.1. PowerSchool Back to School Announcements PowerSchool 8.0 is scheduled for release in spring of 2014. In this release, [Read More]

PowerSchool 7.10.1 is Now Available!

Enhancements The following enhancements are included in this release. State reports secured by current user role access. Various PowerSchool performance enhancements. Resolved Issues The following issues are now resolved: Existing Activities custom fields not moved to database extensions. For more information, see Knowledgebase article 71503 on PowerSource [Read More]

PowerSchool 7.9.1.2 is Now Available!

Pearson is actually on the ball now. PowerSchool 7.9.1.2 is now available for download from PowerSource. PowerTeacher Gradebook and Java Compatibility An upcoming Java update planned for January 2014 (Java 7 Update 51) is expected to prevent teachers from launching PowerTeacher Gradebook using the Quick Launch button [Read More]