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9/27/2013 1:57:00 PM
Assessment and Accountability Update - September 27, 2013

This is the Assessment & Accountability Update PDF for September 27, 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
  • Monthly Informal WebEx for District Test Coordinators
  • TIDE Opens for 2013-14 on October 1
  • Transfer Students and the Kindergarten Assessment
  • Kindergarten Assessment Data Collection Update
  • Writing Appeals Deadline Nears
  • Reminders of recent articles that remain relevant
    • Oregon's 2013-14 Accommodations Manual
    • Administering Spanish/English Kindergarten Early Math
    • Test Administration Manual Available: Final for 2013-14
    • Science Local Performance Assessment Clarifications

Accountability Reporting
  • Achievement Compact Data Not Suppressed
  • 2013-14 First Period Cumulative ADM Opening
  • Comparison Group Reports for 2012-2013
  • Spanish and English School and District Report Cards Final Preview
  • New Cumulative ADM Report
  • Important Dates for the Weeks and Months Ahead

Extended Assessments and Accountability
  • Extended Assessment Field Test Review (Online)
  • Sign Language Interpretation Accommodation and Statewide Assessments

Smarter Balanced Assessment, ELPA21, and Next Generation Science
  • Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium Releases New Performance Tasks
  • Smarter Balanced Adopts Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines
  • Smarter Balanced Launches Webpage to Reach Broader Audience
  • Smarter Balanced Field Test: Participation Opportunities for Schools and Districts

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