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8/10/2011 9:07:00 AM
Final 2011-12 Test Administration Manual Is Posted

The final version of the 2011-12 Test Administration Manual has been posted to http://www.ode.state.or.us/go/tam. Please note the following important changes to the Manual for 2011-12:
  • Guidance on administering OAKS to students who use Braille through the new Braille interface of OAKS Online.
  • Guidance on the computer-based read-aloud feature available to all students through OAKS Online for OAKS Mathematics, Science, and Social Sciences.
  • Updated guidance on testing high school students prior to the grade of accountability.
  • Guidance on the restriction of the Writing Performance Assessment to students enrolled in Grade 11
  • Guidance on providing activities for non-testing students.
  • Updated guidance on the assessment of Essential Skills.

All district test coordinators, school test coordinators, and test administrators are responsible for reading and understanding the 2011-12 Test Administration Manual. For specific reading requirements by role, please see p. 2 of the Manual.

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