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Why Can't I Upload a File from Safari on My iPad to SchoolFront

Safari Does Not Support Uploading Files to a Website from an iPad If you've ever tried to upload a file in Safari on an iPad you've seen the grayed-out "Upload" or "Browse" or "Choose File" button. You can't click that grayed-out button... read more

How Do I Configure a Standards-Based Gradebook / Report Card?

If you want to conduct formative standards-based assessment in courses/subjects, and/or have courses/subjects that expand on your report card to include sub-topics (e.g. standards, or skills, or competencies) with scores for each sub-topic you... read more

Why is the Details Area Below Data Grids so Small?

Update: The ability to collapse the upper and lower interface panes was released in January 2013. Use your mouse to collapse and expand the screens. Outdated Content: The Ability to Collapse the Data Grid is in the Development Queue We... read more

Why Won't My Data Import? Troubleshooting Issues w/ Excel Import

Troubleshooting Issues w/ Excel Import The Support Team frequently is contacted by customers experiencing issues importing data into the system using SchoolFront's Excel import capability. We generally find that one or more of the following... read more

Making Changes / Edits to Report Content (e.g. Report Cards, Transcripts, Schedules, etc.)

Report layouts are controlled by the SchoolFrontSM Report Development Team, but things in the report are controlled by personnel in your school. If you run a report and the layout is great, but you dislike the content it can usually be fixed... read more

Why "Lock" Attendance After the Teacher Hits Submit Button?

Whether or not attendance submission "locks" after a teacher submits attendance is determined by the administrators at each school. Some schools require locking and other do not. Schools who use locking only want teachers to submit attendance ... read more

How do I grade coursework that is specific to a subset of students?

There are times when you may want to grade coursework that is only available to a subset of the students enrolled in your course.  This could be make-up assignments, extra credit or a personalized curriculum.  When in the gradebook,... read more

How Do the Terms "Coursework," "Assignments," and "Graded Items" Relate?

In SchoolFront "Coursework" was originally called "Assignments," however this nomenclature was determined to be confusing. Generally speaking, the terms "Coursework" and "Assignments" now mean the same thing in SchoolFront, but the team prefers the... read more

How / When is the Default Grade Range defined for a school in SchoolFront?

Grade Ranges are used to specify the numeric-to-letter grade mapping. Although administrator and teacher users can specify their own custom grade ranges per course in the Teacher Preferences section for grade curving purposes, there is a... read more

Why is there a limit on the number or report card comments I can post?

When generating report cards teachers can add up-to a specified number of comments per student, per course. The SchoolFrontSM Support Team sets the maximum number of comments allowed per student, per course for a school. The comment... read more
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