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8/16/2013 10:23:00 AM
Assessment and Accountability Update - August 16, 2013

This is the Assessment & Accountability Update PDF for August 16, 2013.

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

In This Issue:

Test Administration - OAKS Online, ELPA & Writing
  • 2013-14 Secure Browser, Practice Tests, and Training Site
  • District Test Coordinator Training Reminder
  • Administering Spanish/English Kindergarten Early Math
  • Reminders of recent articles that remain relevant
    • Test Administration Manual Available: Final for 2013-14
    • Kindergarten Assessment Training, Schedule and Highlights
    • ELPA Test Specifications and Blueprints Update
    • Science Local Performance Assessment Clarifications

Accountability Reporting
  • Refinement of Freshmen on Track
  • Interpreting School Ratings
  • Supplemental 2012-13 Report Card Data Collection Window
  • Reminder: Last Day to Make Edits to Assessment Records for Accountability Reporting
  • Reminder: Last Day to Make Edits to Third Period Cumulative ADM for Accountability Reporting
  • School and District Report Card Validations Refreshed on August 15
  • Important Dates for the Weeks and Months Ahead

Smarter Balanced Assessment, ELPA21, and Next Generation Science
  • New Information for the Smarter Balanced Field Test
  • Smarter Balanced Practice Test News
  • Smarter Balanced State Leadership Team and State Network of Educators Update
  • College and Career Ready English Language Proficiency Standards: Timeline
  • Next Generation Science Standards and Oregon Science Education

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