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10/11/2013 9:03:00 AM
Assessment and Accountability Update - October 11, 2013

This is the Assessment & Accountability Update PDF for October 11, 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
  • Announcing Derek Brown - Director of Assessment at ODE
  • Winter Paper-Based Writing Order Window Opens October 19
  • Spring Writing Appeals 2012-13
  • Reminder: Kindergarten Assessment Test Window Closes October 24
  • 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
  • Graduation and Dropout Reporting WebEx
  • Districts Must Distribute Report Cards by January 15, 2014
  • Exit Adjustment Opens October 17
  • Mandatory DTC Training on Accountability Reporting
  • Achievement Compact Data Not Suppressed
  • 2013-14 First Period Cumulative ADM Opening
  • Important Dates for the Weeks and Months Ahead

Extended Assessments and Accountability
  • Extended Assessment Field Test Review (Online)

Smarter Balanced Assessment, ELPA21, and Next Generation Science
  • Clarification: Stylus Not Required for Smarter Field Test
  • NCES Code Accessibility - Smarter Balanced Field Test Volunteer Interest Submission
  • Smarter Balanced Field Test: Districts Encouraged to Participate

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