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  • An updated version of the 2017-2018 Idaho Assessment Systems Manual - AIR Systems User Guide  is now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments, Science/EOC Assessments, and Alternate Assessments ELA & Math resources section under the System Information – Systems Manual sub-folder. A change log has been added to this manual indicating all updates, including new chapters such as the Chapter IX. Test Improprieties and Chapter X. Online Summative TAM. 

    Please review the Appendix Y. Change Log for a comprehensive list of updates.

    Added February 22, 2018
  • As a reminder, in preparation for the End of Course (EOC) Science and Learner Characteristics Inventory (LCI) test window launches on Monday, 2/26, the Test Delivery System (TDS) will be down starting on Wednesday, 2/21, at 7 p.m. MT. TDS will become available again on Monday, 2/26. During this downtime, Interim Assessments will not be available for testing in TDS.

    Added February 20, 2018
  • All AIR systems including TIDE, TDS, THSS, AIR Ways Reporting, and ORS will be down for maintenance starting on Friday, 2/23, at 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time and will re-open on Sunday, 2/25, at 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time.

    Added February 15, 2018
  • The ELA/Literacy & Math Resources and Practice Comparison Crosswalk is now available in the Resources section under the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments – Accessibility & Accommodations sub-folder.  This document can be used by teachers and IEP teams in the field to help identify similarities between the assessment resources and classroom practices.

    Added February 14, 2018
  • Please note that an updated version of the 2017-2018 AIR System’s User Role Chart is now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math AssessmentsScience/EOC Assessments, and the Alternate Assessments ELA & Math Resources section under the System Information – Systems Manual sub-folder. This revised document includes the user roles that can access the new Upload Interim Grades feature, and outlines the AIR online system features as well as the user roles and their various levels of permissions.

    Added February 13, 2018
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Teacher Scoring Application
Teachers may now apply to assist with scoring Summative Assessments. The following information is to assist those who wish to submit their applications. Teachers that want to be considered for these positions should submit their applications as soon as possible. For teachers who have had experience scoring interim assessment items, please visit the 2018 Returning Teachers for Reader/Evaluator Position site. For all new applicants, please visit the 2018 Teachers for Reader/Evaluator Position - New Applicants site.