April 8, 2020
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News for Powerschool Users
If your district has installed the March State Reporting update you will be able to utilize the the Student Records Retrieval Service - also known as the Snack-Pack functionality. The Snack-Pack services will provide (at the time of enrollment) a small set of critical student data to ensure students receive services they are eligible to receive. 

PSSR-220161 Added Identity Snack-Pack capability from Ed-Fi
Implemented Snack-Pack capability by adding a button on the Snack-Pack page. When you click this button, a Snack-Pack is ordered for the student from the state and the relevant data is stored in the database. This data is then displayed on the Snack-Pack page.

To enable this service for your district, you first will need to ensure the March State Reporting update is installed on your Powerschool instance, second, you will need to enable the “Allow Portable Record Retrieval” checkbox in the MiDataHub Cockpit (This checkbox is found by logging into the MiDataHub cockpit), and then clicking on the Powerschool API (found in the bottom right corner of the screen).
The screenshot below is an example of how the data is returned from the state into Powerschool for READ ONLY purposes.
PLEASE NOTE: In the message display box, it states the students information is “as last reported to MiDataHub”.  MiDataHub is only the conduit between Powerschool and the state, therefore the data returned is as of the last data reported to the state. Powerschool is aware of this and is updating the wording, which is expected in a future update. 

In collaboration with CEPI, the MiDataHub team created a product catalog entry for the Snack-Pack Services, which can be found by navigating to our website ( www.midatahub.org ) , selecting the product catalog category, and searching for “Snack-Pack”. A direct link to the page is below:

As with any update or functionality provided by MiDataHub, if you have any issues or questions please let us know by sending an email to support@midatahub.org . You can also contact Powerschool directly for any questions you might have. 
In collaboration with CEPI, the MiDataHub team created a product catalog entry for the Snack-Pack Services, which can be found by navigating to our website ( www.midatahub.org ) , selecting the product catalog category, and searching for “Snack-Pack”. A direct link to the page is below:

As with any update or functionality provided by MiDataHub, if you have any issues or questions please let us know by sending an email to support@midatahub.org . You can also contact Powerschool directly for any questions you might have. 
Participant Count
New Live Districts
  • Benton Harbor Charter School
  • Coldwater Community Schools

New District Sign Ups
  • N/A

New Single Sign On Sign Ups
  • Alba Public Schools
  • Baldwin Community School District
  • Bangor Township Schools
  • Bellaire Public Schools
  • Benzie County Central Schools
  • Buckley Community Schools
  • Crawford AuSable School District
  • Elk Rapids
  • Fitzgerald Public Schools
  • Forest Area Community Schools
  • Gateway to Success Academy
  • Iron Mountain Public Schools
  • Kalkaska Public Schools
  • Kingsley Area Schools
  • Manton Consolidated Schools
  • Midland Public Schools
  • Northport Public School District
  • Romulus Community Schools
  • Roscommon Area Public Schools
  • South Redford School District
  • Summerfield Schools
  • Traverse Bay Area ISD
  • Walkersville Public Schools
  • West Shore ESD
  • Whiteford Agricultural School District

To register your district please email support@midatahub.org .