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  1. add a column on the Activity Screen for hiding transactions from printing

    Right now I have to open the charges separately and check each one manually. If it was on the Activity Screen it could be done easily at a glance instead of opening each one.

    Thank you,
    Pam Srna

    19 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Student Billing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • allow users to query on degree requirement progress

      Allow users to query on the progress of Requirements

      18 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Grading  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Office 2013 support for Blackbaud Education Edge Admissions Office, Mail merges, etc.

        Office 2013 has been available for over 2 years. We need compatibility with Admissions Office. Staff can not upgrade their computers because the Admissions Office does not support this version.

        9 votes
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        • Allow grades to be posted from two different schools at the same time.

          Allow two separate users to be logged into The Education Edge and post grades for different schools at the same time. Currently, only one user can post grades at a time.

          3 votes
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          • Be able to report on teachers who have free periods across multiple schools

            Have the ability to report on teachers who have free periods across multiple schools since they have the ability to teacher in more than one school.

            4 votes
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            • make gradebook able to open any class on any day. We are on an odd/even schedule. Today is an odd day and I cannot open my even day classe

              We are on an alternating block schedule. Today is an odd day (3/31). I am unable to open my even day classes to enter/update grades and assignments.

              4 votes
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              • Please create a way to attach a document or documents to emails sent to parents and students

                Please create a way to attach a document or documents to emails sent to parents and students

                34 votes
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                • prevent the popup message when a duplicate exists in the search for a course

                  If a student enters a course ID to register and there are two options offered with that ID, a pop-up message occurs saying “Course could not be found, or duplicates exist.” Is there any way to change the behavior so that if a duplicate is the issue, it instead automatically opens the “Course Search” dialog box (which is what opens if one clicks the binoculars while the course area is left blank), and populates the Course ID with the ID that was typed (and perhaps even automatically starts the search, so that it then displays the two options; though if…

                  13 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  NetClassroom  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Show current academic year classes in FAWeb before the term starts

                    Even though the "current Academic Year" has started already the Faculty cannot view their classes because the "term" hasn't started yet. Why can't they view courses for the upcoming term if they fall within the current year? Teachers need to prepare for their classes before they actually start. I know they can access them through the Gradebook, but they set these up so rarely they can't remember to look there for them. They need them right there on their home page or they panic!

                    46 votes
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                      5 comments  ·  Gradebook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Ability to see more details when searching for a match in linking grid for integration

                      To be able to view more detail information in the search results when viewing multiple matches in the linking grid to help differentiate between relationship records.

                      4 votes
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                      • Shade "M's" or zeroes in Red to make them easy to detect.

                        Shade M's and zeroes in red; all instructor to look only at M's and zero assignment grades by class and to make changes directly onto that screen.

                        2 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  NetClassroom  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make ethnicity in the demographic field a pull down choice.

                          It would save alot of time and steps if the ethnicity was a pull down choice instead of taking those extra steps toselect the ethnicity. All the other values listed under demographics are pull down choices except that one for some reason.

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                            0 comments  ·  Student information  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Need percent to go with letter grade

                            I cannot find a way to show the percentage. E.g., a student has an A, but is that 90% or 98?

                            The category grades are there, but that creates confusion, does not provide an answer. I do not even use weighted categories.

                            Copied example:
                            1st Period : [name]
                            Essay Average: 92.38
                            Other Average: 100.00
                            Quiz Average: 101.79
                            Test Average:
                            1st Period Grade
                            A

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                              0 comments  ·  Gradebook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Since education edge and LDAP are not integrated, please relax the requirements

                              with username/security setup creation for FAWEB. Allowing a username to be an email address could solve many issues with multiple usernames.

                              3 votes
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                              • Timestamp Course Requests

                                When course requests are entered through Netclassroom it would be helpful if the request(s) were date and timestamped. If the event that a course target and or max were inadvertantly set incorrectly.

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                                  0 comments  ·  NetClassroom  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • add a sound to tell us our session is timing out.

                                  ADD a sound notification when a session times out. The pop up notice sometimes appears in the background and is missed. I am tired of losing time when I enter data only to see my session has timed out.

                                  9 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  NetClassroom  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Have a tool/wizard that can be used that looks for any unused queries that falls within a specified date range so they may be deleted

                                    Have a way to find all unused queries that fall within a date range that is defined, then be able to delete these queries that meet the criteria without having to go through each query to determine if it should be deleted.

                                    9 votes
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                                    • Add a feature to allow teachers to email progress reports and missing assignments reports to students and parents andor post to NetClassroom

                                      You should be able to email the progress reports and missing assignments reports generated to students and parents directly through Reports. They can use that information more than I need it - I have my gradebook. Additionally, you should be able to post the reports to NetClassroom so that students can get their overall performance from their teacher, rather than just individual assignment scores.

                                      24 votes
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                                      • Posting Student Photos for Attendance Look-Up

                                        When opening up my attendance records, I at times have no idea what the student looks like, and with some sensitive information from families, it would be nice to match the information, along with the picture of the student whom it affects for safety purposes.
                                        This feature would be good in their records as well.

                                        2 votes
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