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Update Selections

Use the Update Selections function to update a group of selected records at one time. Update selections for procedures such as Unlock Previously Scheduled Courses, Set the Next Year Grade Field for an Entire Grade Level, Schedule All of Next Year's Students, and Assign a Group of Students to a Building, House, or Team. For general instructions, see Update Selections.

To change the records for a group of students, first select the student group. For examples of how to search for a group of students, see Set the Next Year Grade Field for an Entire Grade Level.

  1. On the start page, choose PowerScheduler under Applications in the main menu. The Scheduling page appears.
  2. Under Tools, choose Functions from the PowerScheduler menu. The Scheduling Functions page appears.
  3. Click Update Selections. The Update Selections page appears.
  4. Use the following table to enter information in the fields:



    Current Table

    Choose the table from which you want to export records from the pop-up menu.

    Note: See for a complete list of PowerSchool tables and fields.

    Select all [x] records in this table

    To indicate the records to use in the export, either:

    • Click Select all [X] records in this table to select all records. Skip to Step 6.
    • Identify search criteria in the Search fields by continuing to the next step.

    Search Students

    Choose a field from the first pop-up menu.

    Choose an operator from the second pop-up menu:

    • Equals (=)
    • Less than (<)
    • Greater than (>)
    • Less than or equal to (<=)
    • Greater than or equal to (>=)
    • Does not equal (#)
    • Contains (contains)
    • Does not contain (!Contain)

    In the last field, enter the value for the field.

  5. Click Search within the current [# of selected] records only. The Update Selections page displays the new number of current records in selection.
  6. Do one of the following:
    • Click List View to view the selections.
    • Click Select Records by Hand to narrow the selection. Press and hold COMMAND (Mac) or CONTROL (Windows) and click the selections you want to keep. Click Submit.
    • Click Modify Records and continue to the next step. The Modify Records page appears.
  7. Choose from the pop-up menu the field to modify in the selected records.
  8. Enter the value for the field to modify in the selected records.
  9. Click Modify Selected Records. The system updates the records, and the Update Selections page appears.
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