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Assessment and Accountability Update - August 23, 2012

This is the Assessment & Accountability Update PDF for August 23, 2012.

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


In This Issue:


Extended Assessments
  • Extended Assessment: Field Test Item Review Opportunity

Test Administration - OAKS Online, ELPA & Writing
  • New for 2012-13 - Exempting Domains for Students on an IEP or 504 Plan
  • 2012-13 OAKS Online Reporting System WebEx
  • Invitation to Participate: ELPA Performance Standards Verification November 6-9, 2012
  • Oregon Educators Selected to Participate in Smarter Balanced’s Assessment Development Process

Accountability Reporting
  • Revised Dates for 2011-2012 Assessment Accountability Reporting
    • Assessment and Third Period Cumulative ADM Editing to Close
    • Priority, Focus, and Model Schools (PFM) List
    • Annual Measurable Objectives (AMO) Reports for Schools and Districts
    • Assessment Group Reports
    • Report Card for Schools and Districts with Annual Measurable Objectives (AMO) reports and other details
  • Institution Update Deadline



Assessment & Accountability Update Summer Schedule

Throughout the summer and until the 2012-13 OAKS Online test window opens on November 6, the Assessment & Accountability Update will be published every other week according to the following schedule.
  • 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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