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May 22 2015 1:24PM
News Announcement Marta Civil Presentation at OSU
On Tuesday, June 2, 5:30-6:45 pm at the LaSells Stewart Center Agricultural Room at Oregon State University, Professor Marta Civil will be presenting on language and culture considerations in the mathematics education of Latino/a students. This presen...
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May 21 2015 2:09PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - May 21, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for May 21, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Stay tuned for future art...
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May 21 2015 1:37PM
News Announcement Providing Access to the Kindergarten Assessment for Private School Students
The Kindergarten Assessment will not be available to private school students during the 2015-16 administration. ODE is evaluating the feasibility of making this assessment available to private school students in subsequent years.
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May 21 2015 12:23PM
News Announcement Culinary Training Opportunity, June 4-5, 2015, Ontario, OR “Cooking up Delicious Nutrition” a hands-on culinary training.
To: Sponsors of the National School Lunch, and School Break fast Programs, and Child and Adult Care Food Program Multi-Site Centers RE: Culinary Training Opportunity The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs and t...
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May 20 2015 5:10PM
Calendar Preliminary 2015-16 Test Administration Manual Now Available
ODE has posted the Preliminary 2015-16 Test Administration Manual to http://www.ode.state.or.us/go/tam. The Preliminary TAM contains all final policies for the 2015-16 Kindergarten Assessment administration (Section 10). For all other assessments, th...
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May 20 2015 5:05PM
Calendar OAKS Extended Assessment 2014-15 Test Records Available
OAKS Extended Assessment Grade 12 Retest records (reading, writing, and math) are currently available Student Centered Staging, Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE), and Secure Assessment Reports 2.0 on the ODE secure district website. District Tes...
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May 20 2015 5:01PM
Calendar ELPA April 2015 Test Scores Available on May 22
Scores for students who completed the English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPA) between April 1 and April 15, 2015 will be posted in Student Centered Staging, Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE), and Secure Assessment Reports 2.0 on the ODE s...
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May 20 2015 4:55PM
News Announcement New Tab in Class Roster Collection
Due to the addition of new fields (Class Room ID and Class Period ID) in the Class Roster collection for 2014-15, a new tab has been created to expedite editing those fields on submitted records, if necessary. The new tab is called Class Identifiers ...
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May 20 2015 4:23PM
Calendar 2015 ODE/COSA Annual Special Education Pre-Conference
Pre-Conference Seminar: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Youth Mental Health First Aid Course (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, ...
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May 19 2015 3:52PM
News Announcement Memo: ODE Policy Memo – 2015-16 Renewal Information for State Agency-Sponsor Permanent Agreement
May 19, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: ODE Policy Memo – 2015-2016 Renewal Information for State Agency-Sponsor Permanent Agreement Sponsors participating in the National Schoo...
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May 18 2015 8:58PM
News Announcement Memo: Procedure for Submitting Site Claims for May, June, and July
May 18, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs RE: Procedure for Submitting Site Claims for May, June, and July Sponsors of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs are required ...
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May 18 2015 9:20AM
News Announcement SNP Newsletter: May 18, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Program Agreement Renewal Process OD...
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May 15 2015 3:45PM
News Announcement Beginning Principals Three-Part Seminar Series
This three part seminar series for secondary, elementary, and assistant principals will be held at three locations this summer: the COSA Seaside Conference on June 17, the Oregon Assessment Institute on August 5-6, and the Annual Principals Conference ...
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May 14 2015 2:20PM
News Announcement May 2015 ESD Warrants
Click May 2015 ESD Warrants to view the May 2015 payment information for ESDs.
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May 14 2015 1:33PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - May 14, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for May 14, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Stay tuned for future art...
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May 14 2015 1:28PM
Calendar Change of Dates for Online Reporting System Downtime
We previously announced that the Online Reporting System (ORS) would be offline on May 14 for updates prior to posting Smarter Balanced test results. Due to the need for additional data review, ODE communicated on May 7 that Smarter Balanced test res...
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May 14 2015 11:19AM
Calendar PSAT 2015 Ordering Information and Important Deadlines
The Oregon Department of Education will once again fund PSAT/NMSQT tests taken by eligible grade 10 students per ORS 329.488 (http://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/329.488). For additional information visit https://www.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt/administeri...
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May 14 2015 11:09AM
Calendar Changing Test Settings After a Student Begins a Test
Language (including Braille and foreign-language glossaries), ASL, closed captioning, streamlined mode, item type exclusions, and ELPA domain exemptions cannot be changed after a student starts a test. All other test settings can be changed if the st...
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May 14 2015 11:04AM
Calendar Feedback Request: Secure Browser and Operating System Support Survey
ODE is working with its test vendor, AIR, on development for the 2015-16 online testing system. As part of this process, ODE and AIR have several policy questions related to the secure browser and supported operating systems on which we would like di...
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May 14 2015 10:56AM
News Announcement Now Supporting Chrome OS version 42
ODE and AIR are now supporting testing on Chrome OS version 42 for Chromebooks. Upgrading to Chrome OS version 42 is optional. We continue to support Chrome OS 31 to 41 in addition to Chrome OS version 42. An updated 2014-15 Support Plan is availabl...
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May 14 2015 10:51AM
Calendar Extended Assessments: Performance Scores
Due to the rollout of a new Extended Assessment (linked to CCSS) this year and, consequently, the need to establish new cut scores, grades 3-8 and 11 performance scores will be available to districts July 10, 2015. For districts who submitted Grade 1...
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May 14 2015 10:48AM
Calendar REMINDER: Kindergarten Assessment TIDE Window Opens May 26
The 2015-16 Kindergarten Assessment order window will open May 26, 2015 and close on June 30, 2015. Districts will order assessment materials through OAKS TIDE based on anticipated Kindergarten enrollment. When ordering, districts will specify one of...
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May 14 2015 10:44AM
News Announcement Oregon Kindergarten Assessment 2015-16 Field Test
Over the past 7 months, ODE has convened several stakeholder groups including the Kindergarten Assessment Content and Advisory Panel, Spanish Kindergarten Assessment Advisory workshop group, and the Assessment Advisory Committee to gather feedback re...
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May 14 2015 10:38AM
Calendar Institution Validation Closes May 18 in ADI
Institution data used in the 2014-15 School and District Report Cards will be available for review until 11:59 PM on May 18, 2015. Please check the data for your institution to ensure accuracy and completeness. To view the data: log in via the Distri...
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May 14 2015 10:31AM
Calendar Third Period Cumulative ADM 2014-15 Closes May 22, 2015
The 2014-15 Third Period Cumulative ADM collection will be closing at 11:59 PM on May 22, 2015. Training for this collection was presented on April 16 and has been posted to the Video Training website at https://district.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?...
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May 14 2015 10:24AM
Calendar Annual Cumulative ADM 2014-15 Opens May 21, 2015
The 2014-15 Annual Cumulative ADM collection opens May 21, 2015 and will remain open until 11:59 PM on July 13, 2015. Training for this collection was presented on May 12 and is posted on the Video Training website at https://district.ode.state.or.us...
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May 14 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement May 2015 District Warrants
Click May 2015 District Warrants to view the May 2015 payment information for school districts.
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May 13 2015 10:44AM
News Announcement Sign Up Now: Educator Institute on Networking and Transition-Round ll, 2015
Educator Institute on Networking and Transition Due to room size the Portland event has moved it's location and date. See below: ODE will provide a round II training that will focus on collaboration and implementation of strategies that w...
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May 12 2015 4:41PM
News Announcement NEW DATE: Youth Development Council Special Meeting
Thursday, May 21, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Oregon State Library, Rooms 102 and 103 250 Winter Street NE Salem, Oregon 97301 The Youth Development Council Special Meeting to ratify Community Investment Awards for the 2015-2017 bienn...
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May 12 2015 2:30PM
News Announcement 2015 Oregon Charter School Leadership Conference
Oregon Charter Schools and Developers are invited to the 2015 Oregon Charter School Leadership Conference. The Oregon Department of Education, in partnership with the League of Oregon Charter Schools, will be hosting the conference this year at t...
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May 12 2015 2:23PM
Calendar Save the Date Fall 2015 - Additional Keynote Speaker
ODE/COSA Annual Special Education Fall Conference Eugene Hilton Conference Center, Eugene, Oregon Pre-conference Seminars: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 General Conference Sessions: Thursday & Friday, October 1 & 2, 2...
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May 11 2015 11:30AM
News Announcement SNP Newsletter: May 11, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Summer Food Service Program Outreach ...
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May 11 2015 11:28AM
News Announcement Text Set Project
Register by May 18, 2015. Who Should Attend: K-5 Teachers, Teacher Librarians, and District Librarians (Attendees should form teams of one librarian and two-three classroom teachers. It is suggested that the librarian serve as the team lead. Plea...
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May 11 2015 8:27AM
Calendar EI/ECSE Professional Development Opportunity
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! We are excited to offer a 1.5 hour webinar on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 from 2:30-4:00 P.M. on the topic of DEMYSTIFYING ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR YOUNG CHILDREN (0-5) WITH DISABILITIES. This webinar will be presented by Sue Mistr...
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May 11 2015 8:01AM
News Announcement Memo: Outreach to Households on the Availability of Summer Food Service Program Meals
May 11, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program RE: Outreach to Households on the Availability of Summer Food Service Program Meals Section 112 of The Healthy, Hunger-Free Act of 2010 (the Act) amends section 13(a) of the...
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May 10 2015 12:11AM
News Announcement Revised ESD Estimates as of May 10, 2015
Click Revised ESD Estimates as of May 10, 2015 to view the latest ESD estimates which will be the basis for the May payment.
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May 10 2015 12:08AM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 ADMw Breakouts as of May 10, 2015
Click Revised 2014-15 ADMw Breakouts as of May 10, 2015 to view the latest ADMw breakouts which will be the basis for the May payment.
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May 10 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 District Estimates as of May 10, 2015
Click Revised 2014-15 District Estimates as of May 10, 2015 to view the latest district estimates which will be the basis for the May payment.
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May 9 2015 11:38PM
News Announcement Revised ESD Estimates as of May 9, 2015
Click Revised ESD Estimates as of May 9, 2015 to view the 2013-14 ESD Estimates which are the basis for the May reconciliation.
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May 9 2015 11:36PM
News Announcement Revised 2013-14 ADMw Breakouts as of May 9, 2015
Click Revised 2013-14 ADMw Breakouts as of May 9, 2015 to view the 2013-14 ADMw breakouts which are the basis for the May reconciliation.
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May 9 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2013-14 District Estimates as of May 9, 2015
Click Revised 2013-14 District Estimates as of May 9, 2015 to view the 2013-14 district estimates which are the basis for the May reconciliation.
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May 8 2015 8:27AM
News Announcement Youth Development Council Special Meeting
The Youth Development Council (YDC) will be holding a special meeting to ratify the YDC Community Investment Awards for the 2015-2017 Biennium. The meeting will take place on Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Room 103 of the Oregon State Library from ...
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May 7 2015 11:29AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - May 7, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for May 7, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Final Informal DTC Webinar...
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May 7 2015 11:10AM
News Announcement Names of Classroom Activities and Performance Tasks
Every Smarter Balanced classroom activity has several performance task forms associated with it. These performance task forms all include content that is related to the classroom activity, but the title the student sees in the Test Delivery System fo...
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May 7 2015 9:17AM
Calendar Final Informal DTC Webinar - Wednesday, May 13
The final Informal DTC Webinar of the school year is scheduled for 9:30 to 10:30 AM on Wednesday, May 13. Please register for this webinar by clicking on the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2555661210625425665. After registe...
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May 7 2015 9:14AM
News Announcement Remember Support for All of your Test Administrators
In addition to ensuring that all test administrators administering tests to students in your district have received their annual test administration and security training, it is critical that District Test Coordinators disseminate ODE-issued testing ...
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May 7 2015 9:08AM
News Announcement Submitting Student Comments for Smarter Balanced Assessments
Section 3.3 Responding to Student Questions During an Assessment of the 2014-15 Test Administration Manual states that, “If a student is concerned about an item, TAs may direct the student to enter the concern in Online Comments.” ODE has heard conc...
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May 7 2015 9:03AM
Calendar ELPA Batch 3 Test Scores Available May 8, 2015
Scores for students who completed the English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPA) between March 1 and March 31, 2015 will be posted in Student Centered Staging, Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE), and Secure Assessment Reports 2.0 on the ODE s...
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May 7 2015 8:58AM
Calendar Smarter Balanced Data Available June 5
Due to the need for additional data review, the Smarter Balanced test records will be posted in Student Centered Staging and Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE) on Friday, June 5, 2015. The results are going through additional quality control at A...
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May 7 2015 8:53AM
Calendar Annual Cumulative ADM Web Training May 12 at 2 PM
The Web Training for the 2014-15 Annual Cumulative ADM collection will be held on Tuesday, May 12 at 2:00 PM. This collection will be the submission of Cumulative ADM records for the period of July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015 and will be open for data su...
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May 6 2015 3:31PM
News Announcement May 2015 Physical Education Teacher Update Released
In the May 2015 Physical Education Teacher Update you will read about professional development opportunities, teacher and student competitions and awards, and much more. To learn about subscribing to the Physical Education Teacher Update, please visit...
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May 6 2015 11:56AM
News Release 2015-16 Oregon Teacher of the Year Nominations Now Open
Oregon Lottery Partners with Department of Education to Recognize 2015-16 Oregon Teacher of the Year May 6, 2015 - Salem, Ore. – Teachers all across the state are helping prepare Oregon’s children to become the leaders of tomorrow. The Departme...
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May 6 2015 9:35AM
News Announcement NEW Info on Educator Institute on Networking and Transition-Round ll, 2015
Educator Institute on Networking and Transition Due to room size the Portland event has moved it's location and date. See below: ODE will provide a round II training that will focus on collaboration and implementation of strategies that w...
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May 5 2015 12:07PM
News Announcement IMPORTANT Update: Educator Institute on Networking and Transition
Change to the Portland location and date. Full day training has been designed especially for middle and high school special education teachers to learn more about adult service agencies and effective strategies to assist students with disabili...
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May 5 2015 9:48AM
News Announcement Memo: Local Foods in the Child and Adult Care Food Program with Questions & Answers CACFP 11-2015 CACFP 14-2015
May 5, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the Child and Adult Food Care Program RE: Local Foods in the Child and Adult Care Food Program with Questions & Answers CACFP 11-2015 The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) received...
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May 5 2015 9:44AM
News Announcement Memo: Infant Feeding in the CACFP CACFP 14-2015
May 5, 2015 TO: Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsors of Child Care Centers and Family Day Care Home Providers RE: Infant Feeding in the CACFP CACFP 14-2015 The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) recent...
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May 4 2015 2:34PM
News Announcement Oregon Statewide Starting Strong Conference
The purpose of Starting Strong is to bring together early learning professional and K-12 educators for common professional learning. This conference will support the needs of kindergarten-3rd grade teachers, early learning staff, and administrators. ...
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May 4 2015 11:06AM
News Announcement May 2015 Social Sciences Teacher Update Released
In the Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Update #141 you will read about professional development opportunities, teacher and student competitions and awards, and much more. To learn about subscribing to the Social Sciences Teacher Update, please visit th...
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May 4 2015 10:58AM
Calendar Call for Presenters
Are you interested in presenting at the COSA/ODE Special Education Administrators Annual Fall Conference? We would love to hear from you! Please submit a proposal no later than June 1, 2015. Proposal topic areas should relate to special educatio...
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May 4 2015 8:56AM
News Announcement SNP Newsletter: May 4, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Managing Food Allergies in Schools O...
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Apr 30 2015 2:13PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - April 30, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for April 30, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS SPECIAL TOPIC: Smarter ...
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Apr 30 2015 1:21PM
News Announcement Regional EL Plan Reviews in June
Four EL District Plan Review sessions have been scheduled in June, at the following dates and locations: June 9 & 10, at Intermountain ESD, Pendleton June 11 & 12, at ODE, Salem June 15 & 16 at Douglas ESD, Roseburg June 22 & 23, at ODE, Sale...
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Apr 30 2015 1:11PM
Calendar Important Dates for May 2015
Date Event May 1 OAKS Online Writing Appeals Due to ODE May 4 @ 2 PM Webinar: Training for Freshman On-Track Collection 2014-15 May 7 @ 2 PM Webinar: Student Centered Staging (Editing/Checking Assessment Records) May 7 -...
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Apr 30 2015 1:10PM
News Announcement Publisher Notice #3 – 2015 Oregon Instructional Materials
The following forms and documents are available for publisher action for the next portion of the Oregon Mathematics Adoption process. Please take note of the deadlines for each item to be completed. Deadline dates will be enforced in order to comply wi...
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Apr 30 2015 12:58PM
News Announcement Communication Resources: Essential Skills Handouts
Two Essential Skills resources are now available to better support teachers and district personnel as they communicate about graduation requirements during the transition to Smarter Balanced assessments. The Teacher Handout includes key talking p...
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Apr 30 2015 12:47PM
News Announcement Work Sample Tasks and Exemplars Posted
Work has been completed on two major projects relating to Essential Skills Work Sample tasks, and the results are now posted on the ODE website. First, additional reading, writing, and mathematics tasks have been added to the Secure Work Sample Task...
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Apr 29 2015 4:59PM
News Announcement Revised ESD Estimates as of April 29, 2015
Click Revised ESD Estimates as of April 29, 2015 to view the the latest 2014-15 ESD estimates.
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Apr 29 2015 4:57PM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 ADMw Breakouts as of April 29, 2015
Click Revised 2014-15 ADMw Breakouts as of April 29, 2015 to view the the latest 2014-15 ADMw breakouts.
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Apr 29 2015 4:07PM
News Announcement Smarter Balanced Hand-Scoring Information
While multiple parts of the Smarter Balanced assessments are computer-scored, others require hand-scoring (human scoring). Our test vendor, the American Institutes for Research (AIR), subcontracts with Data Recognition Corporation (DRC) for hand-scor...
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Apr 29 2015 4:05PM
News Announcement Information to Include in Help Desk Emails
Often users email the AIR Help Desk about an issue but do not include key information that the Help Desk needs in order to work on the case. This can result in a delay while the Help Desk agents attempt to reach the school or district to collect more...
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Apr 29 2015 3:59PM
News Announcement Both Valid Performance Task and CAT Required to Generate a Score
In order for a student to receive a score on the Smarter Balanced English language arts (ELA) or mathematics assessments, the student must have completed both the performance task (PT) and computer-adaptive test (CAT) for that content area. Please no...
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Apr 29 2015 3:56PM
News Announcement Number of Items on Smarter Balanced Performance Tasks
Each Smarter Balanced Classroom Activity is associated with multiple Performance Task test forms. Students taking a Performance Task in the same classroom at the same time are likely to receive different test forms with different numbers of questions...
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Apr 29 2015 2:08PM
News Announcement AP and IB Examination Reimbursement and Invoicing
Schools and school districts with students taking Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate examinations must complete their invoicing processes as soon as possible after students complete the exams. State funding which pays a portion of all ...
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Apr 29 2015 11:44AM
Calendar Supplemental Data Collection Video Training on May 11, 2015
The video training webinar “Supplemental Data Collection” is scheduled for Monday, May 11 at 2 PM and will be recorded for later viewing. The focus of this training is on how to submit narratives in the collection and have them look good on the Repor...
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Apr 29 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 District Estimates as of April 29, 2015
Click Revised 2014-15 District Estimates as of April 29, 2015 to view the the latest 2014-15 district estimates.
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Apr 28 2015 10:00AM
News Announcement Memo: 2015-2016 SNP Mandatory Annual Trainings
TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: 2015-2016 SNP Mandatory Annual TrainingsDeadline for Completion: Friday, June 5, 2015 The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE C...
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Apr 27 2015 9:08AM
News Announcement SNP Newsletter: April 27, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… School Nutrition Programs Mandatory A...
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Apr 24 2015 2:41PM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ESD Estimates as of April 24, 2015
Click Revised 2015-16 ESD Estimates as of April 24, 2015 to view the latest 2015-16 ESD Estimates.
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Apr 24 2015 2:36PM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ADMw Breakouts as of April 24, 2015
Click Revised 2015-16 ADMw Breakouts as of April 24, 2015 to view the latest 2015-16 ADMw breakouts.
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Apr 24 2015 9:38AM
News Announcement Educator Institute on Networking and Transition-Round I & ll: 2015
Educator Institute on Networking and Transition Full day training has been designed especially for middle and high school special education teachers to learn more about adult service agencies and effective strategies to assist students with disa...
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Apr 24 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of April 24, 2015
Click Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of April 24, 2015 to view the latest 2015-16 district estimates.
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Apr 23 2015 1:50PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - April 23, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for April 23, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: General Announcements CONTACT TREE: Assessmen...
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Apr 23 2015 1:14PM
Calendar Freshman On-Track Video Training on May 4, 2015
The video training webinar “Freshman On-Track” is scheduled for Monday, May 4 at 2 PM and will be recorded for later viewing. The focus of the training is on how to navigate the Freshman On-Track collection which opens May 14 and runs through June 29...
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Apr 23 2015 12:50PM
News Announcement Assessment with iOS 8.3
As announced earlier, preliminary testing by AIR identified security issues with iOS 8.3 when it is used with a wireless keyboard. Further testing by AIR has identified a security issue that affects both wired and wireless keyboards. In some cases, w...
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Apr 23 2015 11:41AM
News Announcement 2015-2016 IDEA Annual Application for Federal Funds
The Annual Application is used by school districts and other agencies to apply for 2015-2016 federal flow-through grant funds under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Part B Flow-Through Funds under the IDEA are provided to distr...
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Apr 23 2015 10:56AM
News Announcement REMINDER: 10 Day Expiration in Effect for Smarter Balanced Performance Tasks (PT)
Section 4.4 Pause Rules and Expirations of the 2014-15 Test Administration Manual states that, “the PT portion of the Smarter Balanced assessments … remains active for only ten calendar days after the student has begun the PT. As a best practice, ODE...
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Apr 23 2015 10:47AM
Calendar Assessment System Maintenance in May 2015
May 1-3 Test Delivery System Maintenance Cancelled The 2014-15 Test Schedule states that the Test Delivery System (TDS) is scheduled to go offline May 1 - 3 for scheduled maintenance. However, ODE’s test vendor AIR has confirmed that no maintenance ...
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Apr 23 2015 10:43AM
News Announcement Security Issue with iOS 8.3 and Wireless Keyboards
Apple recently released iOS 8.3 for iPads. Preliminary testing by AIR found that there are security issues when iOS 8.3 is used with a wireless keyboard for student testing. Apple has been alerted to these issues and has confirmed that there are pote...
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Apr 23 2015 9:54AM
Calendar REMINDER: Extended Assessment Data Entry Confirmation
Per our Oregon’s Qualified Assessor and Qualified Trainer trainings and information posted on the respective Oregon Alternate (Extended) Assessment websites, for 2014-15 only, our system is not set-up to generate a message or report confirming the q...
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Apr 23 2015 9:40AM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment Training Webinars
If you are a District Testing Coordinator, please sign up at http://goo.gl/forms/zMtbE5H0hZ to attend one of the following Kindergarten Assessment Webinar Trainings by Thursday, April 30, 2015: Tuesday, May 26, 2015: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Tuesday, Au...
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Apr 23 2015 9:10AM
News Announcement Smarter Balanced: Is the Test Delivery System Skipping Items?
When reviewing items on a test, students sometimes go back and delete a response to an item. For example, a student may answer questions 1 through 14 on a Smarter Balanced CAT test during a testing session and then when reviewing responses decide to ...
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Apr 23 2015 9:01AM
Calendar Student Centered Staging Video Training on May 7, 2015
The video training webinar “Student Centered Staging (Editing/Checking Assessment Data)” is scheduled for Thursday, May 7 at 2 PM and will be recorded for later viewing. This webinar will focus on management of assessment data in Student Centered Sta...
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Apr 23 2015 8:56AM
Calendar Formative Assessment Insights - Free, Online Course
The Oregon Department of Education, in partnership with WestEd, is offering a free, online course to develop participants’ knowledge and skills in implementing formative assessment practices effectively in support of deeper learning. K-12 teachers in...
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Apr 22 2015 3:53PM
News Announcement Memo: USDA Policy Memo – Q & As Related to the Smart Snacks Interim Final Rule – Version 3
March 22, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: USDA Policy Memo – Q & As Related to the Smart Snacks Interim Final Rule – Version 3Action Required Enclosed is an updated policy memo is...
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Apr 22 2015 1:59PM
News Announcement Math Professor Dev Sinha Takes Common Core Training Statewide
Dr. Dev Sinha, Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oregon, has worked with ODE as a keynote and facilitator for the Winter 2015 District Professional Learning Team Conferences, the goal of which was to encourage collaboration among ...
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Apr 21 2015 10:53AM
News Announcement Memo: Food Service Management Company Contract Renewal for SY 2015-2016
TO: School Food Authority’s with Food Service Management Company Contracts RE: Contract Renewal for SY 2015-2016 The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) is required to annually review the one (1) year contr...
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Apr 21 2015 8:49AM
News Announcement SNP Newsletter: April 20, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Elimination of the Reduced Price Paym...
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Apr 20 2015 1:51PM
News Announcement Title II-A Technical Assistance Webinar - Planning for 2015-16
To assist districts in planning for their Title II-A submissions for 2015-16, the Oregon Department of Education will hold a technical assistance webinar at 3:00 PM on Monday, May 18th. Topics covered will include a review the requirements of II-A and ...
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Apr 17 2015 10:55PM
News Announcement Revised 2013-14 ESD Estimates as of April 17, 2015
Click Revised ESD Estimates as of April 17, 2015 to view the latest 2013-14 ESD estimates.
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Apr 17 2015 10:50PM
News Announcement Revised 2013-14 ADMw Breakouts as of April 17, 2015
Click Revised 2013-14 ADMw Breakouts as of April 17, 2015 to view the latest 2013-14 ADMw breakouts.
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Apr 17 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2013-14 District Estimates as of April 17, 2015
ClickRevised 2013-14 District Estimates as of April 17, 2015 to view the latest 2013-14 district estimates.
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Apr 16 2015 1:21PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - April 16, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for April 16, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: General Announcements CONTACT TREE: Assessmen...
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Apr 16 2015 1:10PM
News Announcement Achievement Standards Summary 2014-15 Now Available
Available through our Achievement/Performance Standards webpage, this summary outlines the achievement standards for Oregon’s Statewide Assessments by content area and grade/benchmark level, and now includes cut scores (“levels”) for the Smarter Bala...
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Apr 16 2015 1:07PM
News Announcement Assessment Webpage Renovation
Our team is pleased to announce that we will be renovating our assessment webpages in the coming weeks to better assist visitors in site and resource access. This project will include improving page navigation, merging pages that duplicate informatio...
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Apr 16 2015 12:59PM
News Announcement Text-to-Speech Options
A document providing a brief overview of the options for Text-to-Speech (TTS) on the ELA and Mathematics tests for Items, Passages, and Stimuli has been posted on the Statewide Assessment Accessibility Supports webpage at http://www.ode.state.or.us/s...
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Apr 16 2015 12:54PM
News Announcement Postsecondary Smarter Balanced Placement Agreements
In support of our state’s implementation of high academic standards and corresponding assessments, Oregon community colleges and universities recently adopted preliminary statewide agreements uniting Smarter Balanced test scores with placement in hig...
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Apr 16 2015 9:48AM
News Announcement CLOSED Job Opening - Director of Operations, Data and Oregon Online Learning Services
Job Opening - Director of Operations, Data and Oregon Online Learning Services $72,876.00 - $106,920.00 Annually Location: Salem, Oregon Closes April 29, 2015 The Oregon Department of Education fosters excellence for every learn...
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Apr 16 2015 8:34AM
News Announcement Oregon Schools Recognized for Commitment to Sustainability
Two Oregon schools have been recognized as recipients of the 2015 Oregon Sustainable School Awards. The awards recognize schools for addressing sustainability in Environmental Impacts; Healthy, Safe Students and Staff; Education for Sustainability; and...
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Apr 15 2015 2:06PM
News Announcement CONTACT TREE: Assessment and Accountability Supports
The following are primary contacts for test administration and accountability reporting support covering a range of needs: Regional ESD Partners: http://www.ode.state.or.us/wma/teachlearn/testing/oaks/esdpartners.pdf First point of contac...
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Apr 15 2015 2:00PM
News Announcement Target Up
Students who have “target up” enabled in TIDE should only be able to access the test in the subject for which “target up” is enabled in the targeted up grade. However, the testing system was configured so that students could access both the on-grade ...
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Apr 15 2015 1:58PM
News Announcement Using iPads with iOS 8.1.3+ for Student Testing
iPads using version 8.1.3 and higher of iOS can be configured with custom profiles that restrict student access to the iOS dictionary, predictive keyboard, spell check, and auto-correction. For detailed information on how to configure an iPad using i...
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Apr 15 2015 1:54PM
Calendar ELPA Window Now Closed
The 2014-15 testing window for the ELPA closed at the end of the day on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. ELPA Batch 3 results are expected to be available in Online Reporting and to be posted in Student Centered Staging on Friday, May 8 for students who su...
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Apr 15 2015 1:50PM
Calendar REMINDER: Extended Assessment Data Entry
With the advent of the 2014-15 Extended Assessment -- including the change to accessing and entering student test data for grades 3-8,11 -- this notice is intended to serve as a gentle reminder that when all of the data entry for these students is co...
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Apr 15 2015 1:43PM
Calendar Preparing for the 2015-16 Kindergarten Assessment - Updates
KA Training Webinars If you are a District Testing Coordinator, please register with your Regional ESD Partner to attend one of the following Kindergarten Assessment Webinar Trainings by Thursday, April 30, 2015: Tuesday, May 26, 2015: 3:30 PM ...
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Apr 15 2015 1:37PM
Calendar Grade 12 OAKS Writing Retest Scores Available
The scores for the Grade 12 OAKS Writing retest opportunity are now available to districts. They can be accessed through Student Staging, the Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE), or through the Online Reporting System. Appealing the scores is stil...
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Apr 15 2015 1:32PM
Calendar Third Period Cumulative ADM 2014-15 Open April 23 - May 22, 2015
The 2014-15 Third Period Cumulative ADM collection will be open beginning April 23, 2015 until 11:59 PM on May 22, 2015. Training for this collection was presented April 16, and the recording has been posted to the Video Training website at: https://...
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Apr 15 2015 1:28PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Checklist for 2014-15 Updated April 13, 2015
The Assessment & Accountability Checklist for 2014-15 has been revised and posted at: http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=472. Please note the revision history on pages 50-52. Changes of note: Webinar Training Dates LEP and Recent A...
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Apr 15 2015 8:45AM
News Announcement SNP Newsletter: April 13, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… USDA Farm to School Census Reminder ...
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Apr 13 2015 3:41PM
News Announcement April 2015 ESD Warrants
Click April 2015 ESD Warrants to view the April payment information for ESDs.
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Apr 13 2015 2:41PM
News Announcement Save the Date Round I & ll: 2015 - Educator Institute on Networking and Transition
Educator Institute on Networking and Transition Full day training has been designed especially for middle and high school special education teachers to learn more about adult service agencies and effective strategies to assist students with disa...
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Apr 13 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement April 2015 District Warrants
Click April 2015 District Warrants to view the April payment information for districts.
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Apr 9 2015 11:26AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - April 9, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for April 9, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: General Announcements Stay tuned for future ar...
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Apr 8 2015 5:24PM
News Announcement Selecting the Correct Test in the Test Administrator (TA) Interface
ODE has received numerous reports of test administrators selecting the wrong tests in the TA interface mainly, but not solely, in regards to the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments. Due to the amount of exposure students receive when being administe...
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Apr 8 2015 5:21PM
News Announcement Smarter Balanced English Language Arts (ELA) Item Type Clarification
ODE has received a number of questions about an item type on the Smarter Balanced ELA assessment that requires students to identify evidence by selecting a word or phrase embedded within a passage. To address student confusion regarding these item ty...
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Apr 8 2015 4:47PM
Calendar ELPA Window Closes on April 15
The 2014-15 testing window for the ELPA will close at the end of the day on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Test administrators and district personnel should ensure that all eligible students have completed and submitted their ELPAs on or before that date...
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Apr 8 2015 4:44PM
News Announcement Extended Assessment Access and Data Entry: Grades 3-8, 11
Access to the Extended Assessments as well as data entry for grades 3-8, 11 are through the Oregon Extended Assessment Training and Proficiency website at https://or.k12test.com/. Guidance regarding accessing the test materials and data entry is post...
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Apr 8 2015 4:06PM
Calendar Preparing for the 2015-16 Kindergarten Assessment
Test Overview The 2015-16 Kindergarten Assessment includes three segments: Early Literacy: a direct assessment of English Letter Names and Early Letter Sounds. Like last year, identified Spanish-speaking English learners must also take Spanish ...
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Apr 8 2015 3:57PM
News Announcement Clarification on Using iPads for Smarter Balanced Testing
In the March 5 AA Update , ODE shared a communication from Smarter Balanced with the field about restrictions on using iPads for Smarter Balanced Testing. The communication stipulated that iPads run iOS 8.1.3 or higher with security settings to preve...
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Apr 8 2015 3:54PM
News Announcement The 20-Minute Pause Rule and CAT Constructed Response Item Types
The test delivery system is designed to register a constructed response item as having been answered as soon as the student types anything in the box, whether a single character or three paragraphs. With the 20-minute pause rule in effect for the Sma...
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Apr 8 2015 3:50PM
News Release Message to Education Stakeholders from Deputy Superintendent Rob Saxton
Dear colleagues, It has been a true honor to head up the Oregon Department of Education for the past three years, and it is bittersweet to announce that I will be leaving ODE soon. My last day as Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction wil...
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Apr 8 2015 3:44PM
Calendar Institution Validation Opens April 23 in Achievement Data Insight (ADI) Application
Institution data used in the 2014-15 School and District Report Cards will be available for review from 1 PM April 23, 2015 through 11:59 PM on May 18, 2015. During this time, please check the data for your institution to ensure accuracy and complete...
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Apr 8 2015 3:33PM
Calendar ELPA Batch 2 and Grade 12 Online Writing Test Records Available April 10, 2015
Batch 2 ELPA scores from February 2015 and OAKS Online Writing scores from the Grade 12 Retest will be posted in Student Centered Staging, Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE), and Secure Assessment Reports 2.0 on the ODE secure district website an...
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Apr 8 2015 9:26AM
News Announcement Repeated JDEP, LTCT and YCEP Training Session-Math 1-WESD
This session is a repeat of a previous session. Teachers, administrators, specialists, and instructional support staff from Juvenile Detention Education Program (JDEP), Long Care and Treatment (LTCT), Youth Corrections Education Program (YCEP) progr...
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Apr 8 2015 12:45AM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 ESD Estimates as of April 8, 2015
Click Revised 2014-15 ESD Estimates as of April 8, 2015 to view the latest 2014-15 ESD Estimates.
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Apr 8 2015 12:42AM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 ADMw breakouts as of April 8, 2015
Click Revised 2014-15 ADMw breakouts as of April 8, 2015 to view the latest 2014-15 ADMw breakouts.
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Apr 8 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 District Estimates as of April 8, 2015
Click Revised 2014-15 District Estimates as of April 8, 2015 to view the latest 2014-15 district estimates.
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Apr 7 2015 3:51PM
News Announcement Essential Skills Graduation Requirement During the Transition to Smarter Balanced (updated)
As previously communicated, the Essential Skills graduation requirements will remain constant during Oregon’s transition to the Smarter Balanced state tests in ELA/Literacy and mathematics. Per the State Board of Education’s adoption of these require...
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Apr 7 2015 11:35AM
News Announcement Digital Learning for the Modern Age - Schedule of Discussions - Last in Series
The Oregon Department of Education is working with districts to transform classrooms to reflect the world we and our students live in today. We are focusing our efforts on improving connectivity, increasing access to content and providing opportunit...
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Apr 6 2015 11:31AM
Calendar Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) Introductory Workshop
Date: 06/05/2015 Venue: Oregon Health & Science University Address: School of Nursing (SON) 144 Auditorium 3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd, Portland, Oregon Registrant Cost: $350 Parent rate Cost: $275 Educator group rate (3 or m...
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Apr 6 2015 11:21AM
News Announcement SNP Newsletter: April 6, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Oregon Dairy Council Milk Toolkit In...
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Apr 6 2015 8:38AM
News Announcement April 2015 Physical Education Teacher Update Released
In the April 2015 Physical Education Teacher Update you will read about professional development opportunities, teacher and student competitions and awards, and much more. To learn about subscribing to the Physical Education Teacher Update, please vis...
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Apr 3 2015 10:09PM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 ESD Estimates as of April 3, 2015
Click Revised 2014-15 ESD Estimates as of April 3, 2015 to view the latest 2014-15 ESD estimates.
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Apr 3 2015 10:06PM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 ADMw Breakouts as of April 3, 2015
Click Revised 2014-15 ADMw Breakouts as of April 3, 2015 to view the latest 2014-15 ADMw breakouts.
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Apr 3 2015 10:39AM
News Announcement April 2015 Social Sciences Teacher Update Released
In the Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Update #140 you will read about professional development opportunities, teacher and student competitions and awards, and much more. To learn about subscribing to the Social Sciences Teacher Update, please visit th...
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Apr 3 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 District Estimates
Click Revised 2014-15 District Estimates as of April 3, 2015 to view the latest 2014-15 district estimates.
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Apr 2 2015 2:35PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - April 2, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for April 2, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: General Announcements ELPA21 Field Test Now Cl...
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Apr 2 2015 2:04PM
News Announcement Job Opening - CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Job Opening - Chief Financial Officer Principal Executive/Manager H Salary: $97,092.00 - $143,208.00 Annually Location: Salem, Oregon Application Review: Begins April 15, 2015 The Oregon Department of Education fosters excell...
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Apr 2 2015 11:49AM
News Release More Than 1 in 8 Oregon Students Receive Special Education Services
State focuses on expanding proven programs and early intervention New numbers released today by the Oregon Department of Education show little change in the count of students receiving special education services in our state. This school year,...
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Apr 2 2015 11:05AM
Calendar Informal DTC Webinar - Wednesday, April 8
Remaining Informal DTC Webinars are scheduled for 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM on the following dates: Wednesday, April 8 Wednesday, May 13 If you have not already done so, please register for upcoming Informal DTC Webinars by clicking on the follo...
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Apr 1 2015 11:22AM
Calendar Important Dates for April and May 2015
Date Event April 2 - 27 Report Validation Window for: Staff FTE, Staff Ethnicity April 8 @ 9:30 AM Informal DTC Webinar April 10 OAKS Online Writing Performance Assessment Results Available in Student Centered Staging and ORS ...
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Apr 1 2015 11:04AM
News Announcement ELPA21 Field Test Now Closed
As a reminder, the ELPA21 field test window closed Tuesday, March 31. ODE would like to extend thanks to all the district participants who were able to go through the training and testing with students. Your participation and hard work will lead dire...
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Apr 1 2015 11:02AM
News Announcement Bluetooth and Secure Student Testing
If the computer a student is using for testing, or other computers in the same room, have Bluetooth enabled, students may receive a message saying that the testing environment is no longer secure and they will be logged out of their test. To prevent ...
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Apr 1 2015 10:52AM
News Announcement Update on Tab Key and iPads Running iOS 8+
On Tuesday, March 17, ODE notified districts that when testing with the Mobile Secure Browser 3.0 on an iPad running iOS 8+, pressing the [Tab] key on an external keyboard may cause the browser to crash. We had expected that this issue would be fixed...
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Apr 1 2015 10:42AM
News Announcement Assessment Secure Browser Updates - March 26, 2015
Selecting Text Using New Android Secure Browser App On Friday, March 13, ODE announced the availability of an updated Secure Browser App for Android devices. ODE has now posted an updated Test Administrator (TA) User Guide that includes instruction...
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Apr 1 2015 10:33AM
News Announcement Updated Smarter Balanced Classroom Activities Now Available
On March 20, ODE sent out a communication to the DTC listserv notifying the field that Smarter Balanced had received a report that during the administration of some classroom activities, teachers and/or students were clicking on embedded URLs and vis...
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Apr 1 2015 9:31AM
News Announcement Setting Color Contrast for Smarter Balanced vs. Grade 12 Math and Reading Retests
In TIDE, test settings are assigned by test subject: ELA, ELPA, ELA-PT, Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences, and Writing. To assign test settings for either the Smarter Balanced ELA computer-adaptive test or the Grade 12 Reading Retest, users would...
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Apr 1 2015 9:28AM
News Announcement Smarter Balanced Pause Rules and Test Expirations
The Regional ESD helpdesks have been receiving an increasing number of questions regarding the pause rules that are in place for the Oregon statewide assessments, including Smarter Balanced computer adaptive tests (CATs) and Performance Tasks. As a r...
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Apr 1 2015 9:09AM
News Announcement Smarter Balanced Test Administration for Unique Circumstances
ODE continues to receive questions regarding Smarter Balanced test administration for students in their third year of high school who are not in grade 11 or transfer students who have already completed Smarter Balanced testing in other states. The fo...
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Apr 1 2015 9:04AM
Calendar Third Period Cumulative ADM Web Training April 16 at 2 PM
The Web Training for the 2014-15 Third Period Cumulative ADM collection will be held on Thursday, April 16 at 2:00 PM. This collection will be the submission of Cumulative ADM records for the period of July 1, 2014 - May 1, 2015 and will be open for ...
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Apr 1 2015 9:00AM
Calendar Data Validations Open April 2 in ADI for Staff FTE and Staff Ethnicity
Data on staff FTE, Race/Ethnicity, grade bands served, total/average experience, and percentage of teachers with a graduate degree are available for review from April 2 through 11:59 p.m. on April 27, 2015. During this time, please check the data for...
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Mar 31 2015 11:57AM
News Announcement JDEP, LTCT and YCEP, Let’s Go Learn Training Session-3-SOESD
Teachers, administrators, specialists, and instructional support staff from Juvenile Detention Education Program (JDEP), Long Care and Treatment (LTCT), Youth Corrections Education Program (YCEP) programs are eligible to participate in this training se...
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Mar 31 2015 11:39AM
News Announcement JDEP, LTCT and YCEP, Let’s Go Learn Training Session-2 WESD
Teachers, administrators, specialists, and instructional support staff from Juvenile Detention Education Program (JDEP), Long Care and Treatment (LTCT), Youth Corrections Education Program (YCEP) programs are eligible to participate in this training ...
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Mar 31 2015 8:01AM
News Announcement Memo: CN Labels Copied with a Watermark: SP 11-2015; CACFP 10-2015; SFSP 13-2015
March 31, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the Child and Adult Food Care Program and Summer Food Service Program RE: SP 11-2015; CACFP 10-2015; SFSP 13-2015 CN Labels Copied with a Watermark        Action Required...
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Mar 30 2015 12:10PM
News Announcement McKinney-Vento (Title X) Homeless Education Subgrants Available
A new competitive subgrant round is now open to Oregon Districts and ESDs for two-year subgrants for school years 2015-16 through 2016-17. Individual Districts and Consortia of Districts with one fiscal agency (ESD or District) are eligible to apply. ...
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Mar 30 2015 11:57AM
News Release Oregon Schools Honored for Commitment to Wellness
Robert Gray Middle, Lent Elementary, and Elk Meadow Elementary receive 2015 Wellness Award (Salem, Ore) – Robert Gray Middle School (Portland Public Schools), Lent Elementary (Portland Public Schools), and Elk Meadow Elementary (Bend-LaPine S...
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Mar 30 2015 9:41AM
News Announcement SNP Newsletter: March 30, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Community Eligibility Provision ODE a...
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Mar 30 2015 9:04AM
News Announcement JDEP, LTCT and YCEP, Let’s Go Learn Training Session-1-SOESD
Teachers, administrators, specialists, and instructional support staff from Juvenile Detention Education Program (JDEP), Long Care and Treatment (LTCT), Youth Corrections Education Program (YCEP) programs are eligible to participate in this training ...
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Mar 30 2015 9:03AM
News Announcement EBISS Participation 2014-2015 Meeting 3
Over the past several academic years, EBISS has been offered to districts across the state in different regional areas. For the 2014-2015 academic year, districts that have previously not been involved in EBISS can begin participating. Three introduct...
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Mar 30 2015 9:00AM
Calendar JDEP, LTCT and YCEP, Let’s Go Learn Training Session-WESD
Teachers, administrators, specialists, and instructional support staff from Juvenile Detention Education Program (JDEP), Long Care and Treatment (LTCT), Youth Corrections Education Program (YCEP) programs are eligible to participate in this training se...
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Mar 30 2015 8:00AM
News Announcement EBISS Depth Meetings for 2014-2015
EBISS Depth Meetings for 2014-2015 will occur at the University of Oregon in Eugene on Tuesday, April 7, 2014. EBISS Depth districts have been awarded subgrant funds to support EBISS and travel expenses to attend meetings. For more information cli...
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Mar 27 2015 9:36PM
News Announcement Revised ESD Estimates as of March 27, 2015
Click Revised ESD Estimates as of March 27, 2015 to review latest ESD estimates for 2013-14.
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Mar 27 2015 9:34PM
News Announcement Revised 2013-14 ADMw Breakouts as of March 27, 2015
Click Revised 2013-14 ADMw Breakouts as of March 27, 2015 to review latest ADMw breakouts for 2013-14.
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Mar 27 2015 10:54AM
News Announcement Perkins Basic Grant Application Workshop
CTE Regional Coordinator Sherry Cole will lead a workshop to help grant writers understand and draft a workable 2015-16 Perkins Basic Grant Application. PIPE participants will learn how to integrate their PIPE plan into the Perkins Basic Grant Plan. ...
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Mar 27 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2013-14 District Estimates as of March 27, 2015
Click Revised 2013-14 District Estimates as of March 27, 2015 to review latest district estimates for 2013-14.
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Mar 26 2015 8:28AM
News Announcement To register for the 2015 ESEA Odyssey!
To register for the 2015 ESEA Odyssey Conference Click Here Conference Dates and Locations: August 11-13, 2015 - Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Portland Click Here for the Portland DRAFT Agenda August 18-20, 2015 - Sunriver Resort, Su...
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Mar 25 2015 4:07PM
News Announcement Spring: Educator Institute on Networking and Transition: Roseburg Registration 'Open'
Save the Date "Transition Together" ODE will offer a regional training which will provide a basic overview of agencies that assist with the transition from school to employment or postsecondary training. For more information: click here ...
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Mar 25 2015 4:02PM
News Announcement Reminder: Educator Institute on Networking and Transition: Portland Spring Registration 'Open'
Save the Date "Transition Together" ODE will offer a regional training which will provide a basic overview of agencies that assist with the transition from school to employment or postsecondary training. For more information: click here ...
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Mar 25 2015 12:01PM
News Announcement Summer Meals Newsletter: March 2015
March 25, 2015 This Summer Meals newsletter shares information on webinars; due dates for ODE CNP Summer Food trainings and renewals; and ideas for planning and outreach. Click here to view this Newsletter.
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Mar 25 2015 10:50AM
News Announcement USDA/FNS Presents “Summer Meals Shorts” a series of YouTube videos about the Summer Meals Program
March 25, 2015 When school lets out for break, millions of kids and teens are at risk of going hungry because they no longer have access to free or reduced-price school meals. To help increase excitement and public awareness of Summer Meals, USDA/...
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Mar 23 2015 10:57PM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ESD Estimates as of March 23, 2015
Click Revised 2015-16 ESD Estimates as of March 23, 2015 to view the latest ESD Estimates.
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Mar 23 2015 10:53PM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ADMw Breakouts as of March 23, 2015
Click Revised 2015-16 ADMw Breakouts as of March 23, 2015 to view the latest ADMw breakouts.
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Mar 23 2015 11:19AM
News Announcement JDEP, LTCT and YCEP, Let’s Go Learn Training Session-2-SOESD
Teachers, administrators, specialists, and instructional support staff from Juvenile Detention Education Program (JDEP), Long Care and Treatment (LTCT), Youth Corrections Education Program (YCEP) programs are eligible to participate in this training se...
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Mar 23 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of March 23, 2015
Click Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of March 23, 2015 to view the latest estimates.
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Mar 19 2015 11:04AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - March 19, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for March 19, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: General Announcements ODE System Upgrades - W...
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Mar 19 2015 8:37AM
News Announcement Approving Students to Take the Correct Test
Recently, ODE has heard several reports of test administrators inadvertently approving students to start the operational Smarter Balanced assessment instead of the interim assessments. To avoid this irregularity, please remember that, by default, all...
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Mar 19 2015 7:48AM
News Announcement Memo: 2015 USDA Farm to School Census Questionnaire
March 19, 2015 TO: Sponsor of the National Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: 2015 USDA Farm to School Census Questionnaire Deadline May 29, 2015Action Required The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs e...
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Mar 18 2015 10:08AM
Calendar ODE System Upgrades - Website and Collections Down March 21-23
ODE will be performing system upgrades beginning March 21 at 8:00 AM and ending no later than March 23 at 8:00 AM. During these system upgrades, all ODE services will be affected, including our websites. The following collections were scheduled to be...
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Mar 18 2015 9:58AM
Calendar REMINDER: Test Delivery System Offline March 21 - 29
As stated in the 2014-15 Test Schedule , OAKS, ELPA, and Smarter Balanced operational and practice tests will be offline for scheduled maintenance starting at 6 AM PT on Saturday, March 21. All tests will re-open at 6 AM PT on Monday, March 30. TIDE ...
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Mar 18 2015 9:55AM
News Announcement Tab Key and iPads Running iOS 8+
Using the tab key on an external keyboard to move from one test question to the next in iOS 8 causes iOS 8 to crash. AIR has been in touch with Apple about this issue and Apple is working on a solution. In the meantime, students testing on an iPad wi...
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Mar 18 2015 9:51AM
News Announcement 2014 SECC Feedback Session - April 9
The 2014 SECC Feedback Session will be held at Linn-Benton-Lincoln ESD from 9 a.m. to noon on April 9, 2015. Registration is still open. Handouts will be available at the session and posted online as soon as they are available. The session will...
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Mar 18 2015 9:51AM
News Announcement Spring 2015 Operational Test Accessibility Resources Document Now Available
Smarter Balanced has created a document to compare the Universal Tools, Designated Supports, and Accommodations that were available on the Spring 2014 Field Test to accessibility resources that are available on the Spring 2015 Operational Test. Any u...
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Mar 18 2015 8:34AM
Calendar Renewals for Special Education Private Schools 2015-2016
Special Education approved private school renewal applications were posted in March 2015 for the 2015-16 school year. Currently approved schools were notified by e-mail or letter that the renewal forms are posted online. Renewals will be effective th...
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Mar 16 2015 11:45AM
News Announcement Title IX Conference
We are pleased to announce that registration is open for the First Annual Title IX Conference. The conference will be held March 18-19, 2015 at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon. Federal Law requires that each School District have at least ...
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Mar 16 2015 10:38AM
News Announcement SNP Newsletter: March 16, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… USDA Farm to School Community Eligib...
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Mar 16 2015 8:06AM
News Announcement Memo: USDA Policy Memo – CN Labels Copied with a Watermark – Version 2
March 16, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: USDA Policy Memo – CN Labels Copied with a Watermark – Version 2Action Required Enclosed is an updated policy memo issued by USDA for Nat...
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Mar 13 2015 3:07PM
Calendar Calendar Alert: IDEA Part B Public Notice and Comment Periods Open
Public Notice Period: Friday, March 13, 2015 through Monday, May 11, 2015 Public Comment Accepted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 through Thursday, April 30, 2015 In accordance with federal law, the annual application for federal special educ...
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Mar 13 2015 11:32AM
News Announcement Memo: Non-Profit and Public Sponsors - 2015 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Renewal Information
March 13, 2015 TO: Summer Food Service Program – Non-Profit and Public Sponsors RE: Fiscal Year 2015 Program Participation Renewal Information        Action Required - Due: April 15, 2015 Sponso...
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Mar 13 2015 11:28AM
News Announcement Memo: School Sponsors - 2015 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Renewal Information
March 13, 2015 TO: Summer Food Service Program – School Sponsors RE: Fiscal Year 2015 Program Participation Renewal Information        Action Required - Due: April 15, 2015 Sponsors of the Summe...
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Mar 13 2015 11:23AM
News Announcement Memo: Camp Sponsors - 2015 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Renewal Information
March 13, 2015 TO: Summer Food Service Program – Camp Sponsors RE: Fiscal Year 2015 Program Participation Renewal Information        Action Required - Due: April 15, 2015 Sponsors of the Summer ...
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Mar 13 2015 11:17AM
News Announcement Memo: Fiscal Year 2015 Program Participation Renewal Information - Camp Sponsors
March 13, 2015 TO: Sponsors of Summer Food Service Program RE: Fiscal Year 2015 Program Participation Renewal Information - Camp Sponsors        Action Required Sponsors of the Summer Food Servi...
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