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3/15/2012 10:51:00 AM
Assessment and Accountability Update - March 15, 2012

This is the Assessment & Accountability Update PDF for March 15, 2012.

You can access this and past issues of the A & A Update on the ODE website.


In This Issue:

  • Extended Assessment Alerts
  • Essential Skills Updates
  • Message from the Superintendent: Braille Testing
Administration
  • Refresher Test Administrator Training
  • OAKS Online and ELPA testing will remain open on the state furlough day, Friday, March 23
  • OAKS Online Test Delivery System Offline March 28-30; OAKS Online Reporting Offline March 30
  • Reduced Testing Opportunities for 2012-2013
  • No Content or Cut Score Changes for OAKS in 2012-2013
Accountability
  • ELPA January 2012 Test Scores Now Available
Writing
  • Online Writing Test Windows: Winter Closes and Spring Opens
  • Spring Paper-Based Writing Order Window Closes March 19
Transition to Common Core Standard Assessment in 2014-2015
  • Transition Suggestions: Movement from Assessing Oregon’s 2000 Standards to Oregon’s Common Core State Standards
  • Stay Connected to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium
  • Smarter Balanced Item Specifications Final Review Open through March 16
  • Common Core State Standards Progress Report
  • State Readiness Tool Data Collection Opens April 2


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