When a student joins a class and that class already has assigned tasks then the student will receive any task that is:

(a) not past the due date, and
(b) has been assigned to the whole class up to that point

Rationale:

(a) For the teachers who love to have lots of overdue days allowed, we don't want students receiving 20 overdue tasks the second they join a class.
(b) If a custom task has been assigned to a smaller group of say 5 of the 30 students, it could be an extension task or remedial task. We don't want newcomers to be placed with that group by default. 

So basically, if it's a whole class task not yet due then a new student will receive it, otherwise they won't. 

Note: Tasks that are past the due date but not yet expired will not be assigned to newly joined students. Also, changing a past due date after students have already joined a class won't automatically reassign a task to these newly joined students as Mathspace makes the decision to assign tasks upon a student joining the class. 

If there is a task that has not been assigned to a newly joined student due to the reasons above you can duplicate the task and reassign to students if you wish.

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