Turn off parent/student view of schedule

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doford
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Turn off parent/student view of schedule

How do we turn off the ability for parents/students to view their schedule in Parent/Student Portal?  We want them to be able to access a third party application (InfoSnap Registration) on the left column, but not see the student schedule over the summer.  Is there a way to disable viewing the student's schedule but still log into the portal?

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Community Moderator Angelam7
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Re: Turn off parent/student view of schedule

Hi @doford,

 

That is a great question!  I understand you are requesting to remove the student's schedule so the schedule is not visible in the Parent Portal.  I recommend reaching out to the PowerSchool Administrator within your district so they can assist you further with this request.  I hope this information helps.  If you have additional questions let me know and I will be happy to help!

 



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PowerSchool Champion
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Re: Turn off parent/student view of schedule

In the summer we generally shut down the whole parent portal:

In the District Office: Start Page > District Setup >  Miscellaneous

In the School:: Start Page > School Setup > Parent/Student Access

 

Now if you want to keep the parent portal open, but remove access to menu items that would require customizing the wild cards that control the menu::

 

Start Page > System Administrator > Page and Data Management > Custom Page Management

 

The files that need modifying:


guardian_header_yui.txt
guardian_header.txt

 

I would suggest that rather than deleting the menu item directly you just comment it out.

We've actually created a number of forms that we require parents to fill out before they can see the schedule to do that I use a bunch of [IF] statements on the pages to prevent them from seeing the schedule even after we open the portal again.

 

Hope this helps.

PowerSchool Champion
PowerSchool Champion

Re: Turn off parent/student view of schedule

On the Miscellaneous page at District, there is a place to mark the default term to show when between school years.  I mark that to show the previous year but keep the portal open for Registration.  Parents and students will only view their previous years schedule and not the upcoming years schedule.