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6/28/2012 7:02:00 PM
Assessment and Accountability Update - June 28, 2012

This is the Assessment & Accountability Update PDF for June 28,2012.

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

In This Issue:

Extended Assessments
  • OAKS Extended Assessments 1% Cap for Districts
Test Administration - OAKS Online, ELPA & Writing
  • Release of 2012-13 OAKS Secure Browser
  • DTC Designation Form for 2012-13
  • Reminder: 2012-13 District Test Coordinator Training Schedule
Transition to CCSS Assessment in 2014-2015
  • SMARTER News eNewsletter
Accountability Reporting
  • AYP Policy and Technical Manual for 2011-12 Posted
  • Spring Paper-Based Writing Test Records Temporarily Unavailable
  • Accountability and Reporting Updates for Summer 2012
  • Key Dates (Schedule of Collections and Validations that impact AYP reports and report cards)

Assessment & Accountability Update Summer Schedule

Throughout the summer and until the 2012-13 OAKS Online test window opens on November 6, the AA Update will be published every other week according to the following schedule.
  • July 12 & 26
  • August 9 & 23
  • September 6 & 20
  • October 4 & 18
  • November 1

Any special or urgent communications between issues will be sent through the DTC or AYP/RC Listservs, or as general news announcements. On Thursday, November 8, weekly issues will resume, starting with a special Back to School issue with important information about the 2012-2013 school year.

While many of us will continue working through the summer to provide our students a fresh start in the Fall, we wish a safe, fun, productive summer break for Oregon’s educators and students.

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