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3/21/2014 10:10:00 AM
Assessment and Accountability Update - March 21, 2014

This is the Assessment & Accountability Update PDF for March 21, 2014.

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
  • Winter Online Writing Test Window Closes March 21
  • OAKS and ELPA Offline for Spring Break
  • Updated iPad Mobile Secure Browser is Anticipated to be Released After Spring Break
  • Spring Writing Assessment Test Windows
  • Reminder: ELPA Expires After 45 Days
  • DTC Informal WebEx April 9, 2014

Extended Assessments and Accommodations
  • Smarter Balanced Field Test: IEP Guidance Follow Up

Accountability Reporting
  • Third Period Cumulative ADM Training Date Change
  • Upcoming Accountability Reporting Dates

Smarter Balanced Assessment, ELPA21, and Next Generation Science Standards
  • Smarter Balanced Updates
  • ELPA21 Item Writing Opportunity
  • Process for Updating Students in the Smarter Balanced Field Test
  • Language Supports for English Learners Ready for Smarter Balanced Field Tests
  • Public Review Period for Career Readiness Materials
  • Smarter Balanced Practice Test Software Update
  • Smarter Balanced Field Test: Testing Device Requirements Clarification
  • Teacher and Student Preparation Resources for the Smarter Balanced Field Test
  • Field Test Resources
  • Smarter Balanced Practice Test Resources
  • Smarter Balanced Releases Additional Resources for the Smarter Balanced Field Test
  • Smarter Balanced Field Test Will Be Unavailable on Certain Dates
  • Field Test Training Modules
  • Oregon Customized Smarter Balanced Field Test Administration Manual (TAM) Now Available
  • Important Reminders
  • Technology Strategy Framework and Testing Device Requirements

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