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SchoolTool 2.3 Release Notes

SchoolTool 2.3 features a new gradebook/journal grid that is faster and supports large number of sheets, improved XLS import/export, and many bugfixes.

New plugins

SchoolTool CanDo

CanDo is a complete system for tracking skills, competencies, standards, or any similar set of student outcomes.

  • Create documents specifying student skills, standards or outcomes via spreadsheet import or through the web interface.
  • Associate groups of skills with courses automatically or manually.
  • Create projects with unique combinations of skills.
  • Assess student skills through a familiar gradebook-style interface.
  • Track the history of student skill achievement across multiple sections and school years.
  • Teachers and administators can generate graphical reports by student, section or teacher.
  • Skill scores can be integrated into SchoolTool’s point based gradebook.

Included in default install.

SchoolTool Virginia

CanDo extensions for schools in Virginia state.

SchoolTool LDAP

LDAP authentication plugin for SchoolTool.


SchoolTool Journal 2.3.1 (2013-02-19)

  • Update translations

SchoolTool CanDo 0.4.4 (2013-02-18)

  • Fixed error when current skillset for the user has been removed.
  • Sorted tables for adding/removing nodes by label and title.

SchoolTool CanDo 0.4.3 (2013-02-11)

  • Fixed submit of Set Required/Visible course skills page.

SchoolTool CanDo 0.4.2 (2013-01-29)

  • Skills now have their own scoresystem. Old skills that had no scoresystem set, system default is used.
  • Add IEP (Individualized Educational Plan) functionality.
  • Added Dutch and Spanish (El Salvador) translations.

SchoolTool Virginia 0.4 (2013-01-29)

  • Updated VA reports and their descriptions
  • build_xls now gets verso_skills.xls from the web, creates new_verso_skills.xls by matching matching skillset and skill external ids, making sure labels sort in same order as the web api

SchoolTool Intervention 2.3.1 (2013-01-24)

2.3.1 (2012-12-05)

  • Update to Zope Toolkit 1.1.5 (or more)
  • Sync versions with Raring Alpha 1.

SchoolTool CanDo 0.4.1 (2012-11-29)

SchoolTool Gradebook 2.3.1 (2012-11-29)

  • Set default point value of external score to 100, the same as of activity.
  • Refactor student’s gradebook view for CanDo.

SchoolTool CanDo 0.4 (2012-11-27)

  • Search skills, skillsets, or nodes.
  • Sorted components (skills, skill sets, layers, etc) by label and title

SchoolTool 2.3.1 (2012-11-27)

  • Indexed table improvements for CanDo.
  • Automatically include plugin overrides.zcml
  • Updated translations.

SchoolTool CanDo 0.3.2 (2012-11-09)

  • Fix for the missing scores fix

SchoolTool CanDo 0.3.1 (2012-11-08)

  • Sorted skills by label in the skills gradebook
  • Fixed validation in score student view
  • Removed subscriber that prevented section deleting
  • Restored scores that disappeared after upgrade to 0.3

2.3 (2012-10-19)

Final release to go with Ubuntu 12.10.

SchoolTool 2.3.0 (2012-10-19)


SchoolTool Gradebook 2.3.0 (2012-10-19)

  • Fix score history when first grade is unscored

SchoolTool Journal 2.3.0 (2012-10-19)

SchoolTool Intervention 2.3.0 (2012-10-19)

  • Update style of Done links

2.3rc (2012-10-09)

SchoolTool 2.2.4 (2012-10-09)

New features


SchoolTool Gradebook 2.2.1 (2012-10-09)

SchoolTool Journal 2.2.1 (2012-10-08)

2.3b (2012-09-13)

SchoolTool 2.2.3 (2012-09-13)

SchoolTool 2.2.2 (2012-08-31)

SchoolTool 2.2.1 (2012-08-15)



2.3a (2012-08-08)

First releases of rewritten gradebook/journal grid and other work done over the last three months.

SchoolTool Gradebook 2.2.0 (2012-08-08)


  • Gradebook refactoring
  • New style for worksheet tabs that allows for many sheets and long titles
  • Hide sidebar button
  • Score history
  • Updated translations


Developer tools

  • Selenium tests and testing extensions

SchoolTool Journal 2.2.0 (2012-08-08)

  • Refactored month navigation to match new-style gradebook
  • Hide sidebar button
  • Update translations

SchoolTool 2.2.0 (2012-08-07)

New features

  • Refactored gradebook/journal javascript and style
  • Add teachers column sections list
  • Add filter by course and term to sections list
  • Show term details in term view

Old features




  • Updated translations
  • Added Bosnian, Croatian, Slovenian translations

Development tools

  • Selenium screenshots and downloads
  • XLS file testing helpers