The Classes page is used to schedule students. A message will display in red when the Alternative Education Scheduling option is turned on.
On the Class page in Edit Mode, add the appropriate period placeholder sections to the Alternative Education student that have been created.
Date fields will display at the top of the form if Attendance and CAR have been initialized.
The End Date: for dropped classes and Start Date: for new classes will display. These Course Attendance Effective Dates indicate the exact dates when the student will start an added class or leave a dropped class. If appropriate, fill in an End Date for dropped classes and Start Date for added classes.
The Start Date will default to the next valid school date and the End Date will default to the current date. Modify the dates if appropriate, ex: if a new student will be in attendance at school today, change the Start Date to today's date.
To add a period placeholder section to a student's schedule, click on the Edit button. A Course/Current Class field will display. Enter the placeholder course name the for the scheduled period and select the course from the drop-down.
The available sections will display that were previously added to the Master Schedule. Click on the section to select it.
Click on the Save button after selecting the section.
The student below has been assigned multiple sections that apply to the periods the student will be enrolled in classes.
Course Request Packets can be set up for the placeholder sections. This will allow for quickly adding all the placeholder sections for a student.
On the Classes page in Edit mode, the CrsReqPack button can be used to mass add the placeholder sections.
The following will display. Select the Alt Ed Packet and click the Add Packet(s) button.
After the placeholder course/sections have been added, the course can be changed to the actual appropriate course that will be taught to the student.
On the Classes page, an Edit icon will display to the right of the Course name the section.
Note: The Edit button is only used to add new sections, the Edit icon next to the Course name is used to change the placeholder course to the actual course.
Click on the Edit icon, a new window will display
Type the actual course number or the course title (partial input is supported) into the Course/Current Class field. A drop-down of courses matching the input will appear. Click on the actual course to select it.
Adjust the End Date and Start Date if needed and click on the Save button.
The Classes page will now display the actual courses that the student will be taught.
When the student completes a course and moves on to another course during the same period, just use the Edit icon to change to the new actual Course. Adjust the End Date and Start Date if needed. Course Attendance (CAR) will be updated with the changes.