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Software Upgrade Saturday, Nov 5 at 12:01 am
Posted by: School Loop Published: 11/5/16
What’s in this release?

The main new feature in this release is a tool that allows teachers at School Loop Plus schools to download archived course content and then upload it to other School Loop Plus schools.  With this tool, collea... Read full story

Software Release on July 10
Posted by: School Loop Published: 7/18/16
On July 10th we released new software with upgrades, new features and bug fixes. 
 
Highlights:
    ▪    Replace files in the locker while preserving links to those files
    ▪  ... Read full story

Software Release 1/14 @ 12:05 AM PST: Bug Fixes
Posted by: Erica Loop Published: 1/13/16


We're releasing software on 1/14 at 12:05 am PST. Websites will remain up for visitors and

most users will be able to log in again after 20 minutes.

 

Bug Fixes.

A few bug and UI fixes.

 

Thanks for your continu... Read full story

Software Release 1/9 @ 12:00 AM PST: Bug Fixes
Posted by: Erica Loop Published: 1/8/16
We're releasing software on 1/9 at 12:00 am PST. Websites will remain up for visitors and

most users will be able to log in again after 30 minutes.

 

Bug Fixes.

Lots of little bug and UI fixes, but the significant fixes were t... Read full story

Software Release 12/21 @ 11:30 PM PST: Share to Facebook & Twitter ... Homepage News with Images
Posted by: Erica Loop Published: 12/17/15
 

We're releasing software on 12/21 at 11:30 pm PST. Websites will remain up for visitors and most users will be able to log in again after 20 minutes.

 

Highlights:

With this release, users can:


   share news and e... Read full story

Software Release 11/8 @ 12:15 AM PST: Better Tools for Teachers Using Curriculum Planning, Grading Online Work, and Alternative Grading Methods
Posted by: Erica Loop Published: 11/6/15
We're releasing software on 11/8 at 12:15 am PST. Websites will remain up for visitors and users will be able to log in again after one hour.

 

Highlights:

With this release, users can:


   easily find new assignments at the... Read full story

Software Release 10/24 @ 11:30 PM PDT: Bug Fix for iPad App Login Issue
Posted by: Erica Loop Published: 10/24/15
We're releasing software on 10/24 at 11:30 pm PDT. Websites will remain up for visitors and users will able to log in again in as little as 10 minutes.

 

Tonight’s release includes bug fixes for some residual login issues rela... Read full story

Software Release 10/23 @ 11:30 PM PDT: Bug Fixes for the iPad App and Loopmail
Posted by: Erica Loop Published: 10/23/15
We're releasing software on 10/23 at 11:30 pm PDT. Websites will remain up for visitors and users will able to log in again in as little as 10 minutes.

Highlights:

This release includes fixes for small bugs and:


   
       iPad A... Read full story

Software Release 10/16 @ 11:30 PM PDT: Why We Made Importing Scores a Real Drag
Posted by: Erica Loop Published: 10/16/15
We're releasing software on 10/16 at 11:30 pm PDT. Websites will remain up for visitors and users will able to log in again in as little as 10 minutes.

 

Highlights:

With this release, teachers and co-teachers can


   
   ... Read full story

System Bulletin: Software Release 10/12 @ 11:30 PM PDT
Posted by: Erica Loop Published: 10/12/15
We're releasing software on 10/12 at 11:30 pm PDT. Websites will remain up for visitors and users will able to log in again in as little as 10 minutes.

 

Summary:

 

This release fixes a bug that was preventing previews of... Read full story

System Bulletin: Software Release 10/10 @ 11:30 PM PDT
Posted by: Erica Loop Published: 10/9/15
We're releasing software on 10/10 at 11:30 pm PDT. Websites will remain up for visitors and users will able to log in again in as little as 10 minutes.

 

Highlights:

With this release, users can


   
       auto-recover Lo... Read full story

System Bulletin: Software Release September 18th @ 11:30 PM PDT
Posted by: Erica Loop Published: 9/18/15
 

We're releasing a bug fix on 9/18 at 11:30 pm PDT. Websites will remain up for visitors during the release, but users will be offline for up to 30 minutes with most users able to log in after 20 minutes.

 

Summary:

This... Read full story

System Bulletin: Software Release September 16th @ 11:30 PM PDT
Posted by: Erica Loop Published: 9/16/15
We're releasing software upgrades and bug fixes on 9/16 at 11:30 pm PDT. Websites will remain up for visitors during the release, but users will be offline for up to 30 minutes with most users able to log in after 20 minutes.

 

Summ... Read full story

IMPORTANT: Software Release for Tuesday, July 21st
Posted by: Erica Loop Published: 7/20/15
This weekend we will perform a software release that includes valuable changes to the teacher’s portal with minor changes to the student and parent portals in preparation for the upcoming school year.

How will this affect me and how can I... Read full story

IMPORTANT: Software Release 5/15 @11:30pm. Upgraded Search, Performance and Bug Fixes
Posted by: School Loop Published: 5/15/15
Summary:
Tonight at 11:30pm PDT, we will perform a software release. The public (website) search function has been upgraded significantly.  Some backend changes should improve overall system performance and reliability.  There have been... Read full story

11/16 Release: Co-teaching, Mass-copy Assignments, Add Pics from Lockers
Posted by: School Loop Published: 11/13/14
Summary.  This release adds major new functionality to School Loop. Co-teaching allows a teacher to give full access to course tools, rosters, gradebooks and classrooms to another teacher or staff member. Mass-copy Assignments allow... Read full story

11/2 Release: Locker Optimization, Bug Fixes
Posted by: School Loop Published: 10/31/14
Summary: This release will speed up the locker dramatically, particularly for users with a large number of folders.  It also contains a number of bug fixes, a couple of which are noted here.

 

Big Stuff


   Locker Optimization... Read full story

10/12 Release note: Major Google Doc Upgrade: Collaborate with students on submitted Google Docs and more, many, many upgrades and fixes
Posted by: School Loop Published: 10/10/14
Summary

With this release, when students submit a Google Doc, the teacher can access the doc, add comments and suggestions and collaborate with the student.  Many, many other fixes and upgrades

 

The Big Stuff


   Google In... Read full story

10/1 System update: Things seem much better and 11:30pm release tonight to fix login issue in three districts
Posted by: School Loop Published: 10/1/14

System update: Things seem much better and 11:30pm release tonight to fix login issue in three districts
 
System.  We got only one slowness report today, and only one page error (that was unrelated to the issues we addressed). ... Read full story

9/30 Releases Notes: Performance Improvements, New Relic
Posted by: School Loop Published: 9/30/14
Summary.  Performance yesterday was much more of what we all expect.  There were still reports of page errors, which we anticipated.  We did a quick release last night to further reduce page errors and to implement New Relic, a powe... Read full story

9/29: Calendar fixes, LoopMail return to inbox, Caching, Diagnostics
Posted by: School Loop Published: 9/29/14
This release is mostly of internal tools, but there are a few things of note: 


   When users send a LoopMail, they will be returned to their Inbox rather than Sent.  This follows the convention of all mail services.
   Calendar d... Read full story

9/23 Release: Major performance improvement, JPEG upload fix
Posted by: School Loop Published: 9/23/14
This release fixes the jped upload issue, and includes part 2 of a three-part set up upgrades re system performance.  The first of this set was implemented the afternoon of the 23rd.  The second is tonight.  Users should experience ... Read full story

9/21 Release: File upload fixes, Performance, Recurring assignments
Posted by: School Loop Published: 9/19/14
This release contains a fix for file upload, a new error prevention system, and a few bug fixes.

 

Big Stuff

 

Error prevention.  An unanticipated navigation pattern is creating errors for teachers.  The pattern is ... Read full story

9/17 Release: Performance Upgrade
Posted by: School Loop Published: 9/17/14
Tonight's release will dramatically reduce slow page loads for all users, and might clear up other issue with incorrect pages loads and other content loading issues.  We did a test release today for 50 schools, and the number of slow page... Read full story

9/15 Release
Posted by: School Loop Published: 9/15/14
This release contains many a fix for a series of Internet Explorer issues. Users will experience far fewer errors. It also includes some improved functionality and requested fixes.

 

Big Stuff

 

Internet Explorer Fixes. ... Read full story

9/11 Release
Posted by: Schoolxxx Loop Published: 9/11/14
This release contains many bug fixes and adds performance logging to address issues like a blank content creation tab and other annoyances. 

 

Big Stuff

 

Active student discussions about assignments.  The title of ... Read full story

9/10 Release
Posted by: Schoolxxx Loop Published: 9/10/14
This release contains many bug fixes and adds performance logging to address issues like a blank content creation tab and other annoyances.


Big Stuff

 

Performance.  This release contains a set of significant fixes for perform... Read full story

9/9 Release: Performance, Clarifying, Student Tracker Pop-up and more
Posted by: Schoolxxx Loop Published: 9/9/14
This release contains important improvements.  Next up: Cross-course publishing.  Out soon.


Big Stuff

 

Clarifying the interface.  Amazing what a difference a few words make.

 

Tracker Pop-ups.  Much... Read full story

9/6: Curriculum Map, Site Calendar, Seating Chart, Performance, and more
Posted by: School Loop Published: 9/5/14
Well...We've been listening to you all, and this release contains a myriad of fixes and tweaks, some major performance upgrades and more. Here are highlights.


Big Stuff

 

Assignment Calendar.  Point site calendar to course... Read full story