The 2012-13 Winter Writing test window opened today, Wednesday, January 9, 2013. ODE's test vendor, American Institutes for Research (AIR), has discovered that due to an error eligible Grade 12 students are currently unable to access the Online OAKS Writing Assessment. AIR has identified a solution which will go into the system this evening. AIR anticipates that students in Grade 12 will be able to test starting tomorrow, Thursday, January 10, 2013. ODE will send out another communication by 9 a.m. tomorrow morning confirming that the fix was successfully deployed. ODE and AIR apologize for any inconvenience this delay may present.