I've contacted Khan Academy about adding this feature, they suggested that I add it to this community to get voted on.
This is what I'm suggesting:
I'm requesting that there be a feature where teachers can press a button to choose how they sort student names. Currently it is only by first name, which doesn't work well with our gradebooks being sorted by last name. I've seen the suggestion of changing display names so that it is Lastname, Firstname however that is a very tedious process when you have many classes of students.
tags: feedback, support community improvement project