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Q - What's the difference between Canvas and Parent Portal?
- The Parent Portal should be used for the following:
  • Annual online summer re-registration is available via the portal, saving time and eliminating the need to complete the large traditional paper packet.
  • Emergency contact information can be updated at any time
  • Real-time period-by-period attendance data
  • Medical information can be viewed and updated
  • The following can be viewed and printed at any time:
    • Report cards and unofficial transcripts
    • Test scores, including college test scores
    • Class schedules
    • Graduation status reports
​     Canvas may be used to:
  • View homework assignments
  • View grades/homework/test scores
  • View attendance from the previous day
  • Receive daily email with grades and homework assignments
  • Email teachers through Canvas; individually or as a group
  • View school news postings
  • Access teacher websites
  • 24/7 365 tutoring program
  • Student access from their CUSD Account