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Q: Why are my students automatically receiving zeros for work they have not completed? Can I turn off automatic zeros?
A: Automatic Zeros for past due work is enabled by default, which gives students a zero as soon as the assignment is late. However, you can turn this feature off:
Open Gradebook settings by clicking the settings button (gear icon) on the top-right corner of the Gradebook, then scroll to the option that says “Automatic Zeros.” If the option is checked, that is why your students received the zeros automatically.
When you uncheck this option, the following menu will pop up, allowing you to remove the zeros that Blackboard automatically assigned.
Click Confirm when you have chosen to clear the existing automatic zeros.
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