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Re: [school-discuss] Open Admin for Schools 2.50 Released
Congratulations on another important milestone. I hope you are winding
down the school semester and getting ready for a well-deserved holiday.
May you and your family have a wonderful time this Christmas and New
Year's. I'm certain we'll be in touch more in the coming year -- with
Take care and all the best to you and yours.
On Tue, 2007-12-04 at 15:56 -0600, Les Richardson wrote:
> Les Richardson
> [school-discuss] Open Admin for
> Schools 2.50 Released
> Tue, 4 Dec 2007 15:56:39 -0600
> (CST) (Wed, 04:56 ICT)
> Hi All,
> Open Administration for Schools 2.50, an open source, web based,
> administration package is now available from:
> This version has many new updates, features, etc. outlined below:
> 1) Single Site SSL - OA will now run on the Apache SSL server to give
> encrypted communication between web browser and server. As a result,
> has been updated to run as a single site per school (since SSL
> the use of easy virtual sites).
> Andy Figueroa, besides figuring out how to do it, and testing the
> has also written the docs for a clean debian/ubuntu server install for
> 2) Fee System - improvements to make this system more useful. It's
> still a
> baby in developmental terms. It has a new outstanding fees report with
> family totals; an additional receipts field to simplify transaction
> structures and rewritten payments and invoice scripting.
> 3) Transcript system - a new transcript system that can generate
> page per student transcripts (with identical cool looks as
> 4) Report Card system - a new rewritten report card script that has
> more configuration options and now has a GPA setting. The code has
> rewritten to make it more flexible (and configurable).
> 5) Rewritten student enrollment scripting to allow better looking
> and to support the 18 additional student fields. It also has a new
> function to clone other family members to speed up student enrollment.
> 6) Rewritten pdf generation reports to support alternate language
> characters (normally Spanish or French) in generated pdf's. This makes
> of the input encoding module of LaTeX.
> 7) Pop up calendar for date entry on Attendance and Main pages (from
> the dynarch.com folks) (and scripts updated to support this)
> 8) A new Custom Staff Report (analogous to the custom classlist
> 9) Beginning support for alternate paper sizes rather than just letter
> paper (ie. A4) as used by schools outside of North America. It is an
> additional configuration option in master configuration file (
> 10) New single field reset system (called 'bulk updates' on the
> of Year page) to reset a single field in all student records, etc.
> replaced the large number of separate scripts.
> 11) And other fixes and improvements to improve the code and better
> support languages other than english.
> Les Richardson
> Open Admin for Schools
> December 4, 2007