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Here is an overview of recent updates in the Frontline ProgressBook Parent & Student (FPPS) mobile app.

August 2022 - FPPS Mobile App Updates

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General

Screen Update

Sign In

On the "Sign In" screen, logos have been updated, and when you are logging in, a spinner displays to let you know the app is authenticating your login.

Dashboard

Screen Update

Dashboard>Grades

On the "Grades" tab, the "Daily Comment" section now displays if a teacher has added a Daily Comment for a class for today’s date. Classes with comments are listed in the "Daily Comment" section, and you can tap a class to view the "Daily Comments" screen. If no daily comments have been added for today’s date, the "Daily Comment" section is not displayed. 

Dashboard > Grades > Assignments

On the "Grades" tab, if you tap a class to view class details, the "Assignments" tab for the class now includes any assignment comments teachers have added. Assignments with a comment display the Comment icon () and the comment. If the comment is too long to display in its entirety, an ellipsis (…) is displayed at the end of the comment, and you can tap to view the complete comment.

Dashboard > Grades > Assignments On the "Grades" tab, if you tap a class to view class details, the "Assignments" tab for the class now displays the label of the reporting period selected on the "Grades" tab (for example, "Qtr1").
Dashboard > Grades > Assignments

For classes that use assessments, when you are on the "Grades" tab and tap the class to view class details, the "Assignments" tab for the class now displays the Assessments link. You can tap Assessments to view the assignments by assessment.

Class Schedule

Screen Update

Class Schedule

Under "Homeroom", the Counselor section has been added and will display the student’s counselor if one has been assigned. If no counselor is assigned to the student, the section does not display. 

Note: Whether Homeroom information is included on the Class Schedule is controlled by your district. 

Calendar

Note: The Calendar tab can be accessed from the menu or by selecting Assignments>Calendar.

Screen Update
Calendar

On the "Calendar" tab, the due date of an assignment is now circled in red if the student has one or more missing assignments on the date.

In the "Assignment" list below the calendar, the due dates for any missing assignment are displayed in red text. If you tap an assignment name to view details, “Missing” is now displayed with a red background.

Calendar On the "Calendar" tab, the due date of an upcoming assignment is now circled in green.

Calendar

Calendar > Filters

Calendar > Filters Details

On the "Calendar" tab, the Filter icon () has been added to enable you to filter assignments. To do this, tap (Filter icon) to display the Filters screen. On the Filters screen, you have the following options:

  • In the Assignments field, tap Select Type to display the Filter Details screen with options for "Missing Assignments" and "Upcoming Assignments". Both options are selected by default, but the user can clear a selection a desired. Tap Submit to return to the calendar with only dates for the filter(s) you selected shown.
  • In the Classes field, tap Select Classes to display the Filter Details screen with a list of the student’s classes. All classes are selected by default, but the user can clear a selected class as desired. Tap Submit to return to the calendar with only assignments for any date for a selected class shown.

Attendance

Note: The Attendance tab can be accessed from the menu or by selecting Dashboard>Attendance.

Screen Update

Attendance

On the Attendance tab in Daily Attendance section, when you tap a date to view additional details, the absence date and absence type are now included on the screen with the details. If you tap a date and there is no additional information to display, such as the absence reason or the time of the absence, the message that displays on the screen has been revised to “No additional details to show.”

My Account

Screen Update

My Account

If your district has enabled viewing Locker Combinations, the label for the Require Touch ID toggle now dynamically updates to either Require Touch ID or Require Face ID, depending on how biometric authentication is set up on your mobile device. If biometric authentication is not enabled on the device, the setting is labeled Require Touch ID and is not available for selection.

An Info icon () has been added to the toggle to inform you that the Touch ID/Face ID settings apply to viewing a student’s locker combination.
Tap (Info icon) to display the following message, “This enables Touch ID/Face ID to be required in order to view Locker Combinations if enabled by your district.”

Note: Whether Locker information is included on the Class Schedule is controlled by your district. 

My Account

The ProgressBook Help link has been added.