Oregon Department of Education
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  • Assessment and Accountability Update - February 11, 2016
    This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for February 11, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website . In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS No articles this week TEST ADMINISTRATI...
  • ELPA21 Line Reader
    For the 2015-16 ELPA21 administration, a line reader is available for select reading items. As this is a new feature on a new assessment, this feature is only programmable in the Test Administrator (TA) Interface this year. Unlike other features, the EL...
  • ELPA21 Testing Window Now Open
    Oregon’s English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century (ELPA21) testing window opened on Tuesday, February 9 for all grades Kindergarten through 12th. The window will remain open through the end of the day on Tuesday, April 19 . This new...
  • Improvements to the Kindergarten Assessment for 2016-17
    The Oregon Kindergarten Assessment will become non-secure in 2016-17. The benefits of the assessment becoming non-secure include greater communication with parents and early childcare providers around the self-regulatory behaviors and interpersonal skil...
  • Notice of Recruitment for Oregon Dyslexia Advisory Council Membership
    The Oregon Department of Education is seeking stakeholders from across the state to participate as members of the Oregon Dyslexia Advisory Council. A total of 30 to 35 members will be selected from across Oregon’s geographic areas. Members will include...
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Salem, OR 97310-0203

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The Oregon Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, national origin, age, or disability in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Karin Moscon, Karin.Moscon@state.or.us, 503-947-5706.