Recent Announcements

  • On Monday, January 7, additional autoscoring capabilities were added to AIRWays Reporting for the Interim Assessments. Any scores that were previously awaiting a teacher to enter a score will now be autoscored throughout the week. With this update, all ELA ICA Performance Tasks, the majority of ELA IAB tests, and some items on the math ICA Performance Tasks and math IAB test now have autoscoring capabilities. At any time, teachers can opt to rescore the student’s response in AIRWays Reporting and updated scores will flow downstream into ORS in real time. For additional information on how to rescore a student response, please refer to the AIRWays Reporting Quick Guide available in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments resources section under the System InformationQuick Guides sub-folder.

    Please note that several items still require teachers to handscore student responses in AIRWays Reporting. The tests that continue to require teacher intervention are: the grade 6 ELA IAB – Brief Write, the grades 3-8 math ICA Performance Tasks, and the grades 3-8 math IAB Performance Tasks. For more details about which tests include handscored items, please refer to the Interim Assessment Handscored Items spreadsheet available in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments resources section under the Interim Assessments sub-folder.

    Added January 15, 2019
  • The Test Administration Interface and Student Interface Video Tutorial is now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math AssessmentsScience/EOC Assessments, and Alternate Assessments ELA & Math resources section under the System Information - Training Modules sub-folder.

    Added January 11, 2019
  • The paper test material initial order window for accommodated paper testing (regular print, large print, and Braille) begins today, Friday, January 4 and will end on Friday, February 15. The initial order window guarantees materials will arrive in districts prior to the paper testing window, which begins Monday, April 1 and ends on Friday, May 10. Materials ordered by February 15 will arrive on Monday, March 18; however, if your district is on Spring Break that week your materials will arrive on Monday, March 25. Materials will continue to be available to order through Friday, May 3. Any orders past February 15 will not be guaranteed for arrival prior to the testing window.

    Once student testing is complete, the proctor will need to transcribe student responses in the Data Entry Interface (DEI). All student responses will need to be entered into the DEI by Friday, May 17.

    The order form for paper test materials is available in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments, Science/EOC Assessments, and Alternate Assessments ELA & Math resources section under the Accessibility & Accommodations sub-folder. These materials must be ordered by a District Administrator (DA) or a District Coordinator (DC).

    Added January 4, 2019
  • The Smarter Balanced Braille Options document is now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments resources section under the Accessibility & Accommodations sub-folder. This document provides references to the various Braille assessment options available in the 2018-19 Summative test administration.  

    Added January 3, 2019
  • The updated AIRWays Reporting and Assessment Viewing Application (AVA) Training Modules are now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments resources section under the System Information - Training Modules sub-folder.

    Added January 3, 2019
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