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CSDE Assessment Guidelines /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/2017-18_Assessment_Guidelines_LIVE_.pdf
Updated January 29, 2018
This document is intended to provide guidance for Connecticut school district personnel who must make decisions about testing special student populations for the following assessments: Smarter Balanced, Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Field Test, Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics, and the Connecticut Alternate Science Field Test.
NGSS Sample Items Brochure /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/CT_NGSS_Science-Sample-Items_Brochure.pdf
This brochure provides instructions to access and score NGSS sample items in AIR’s Test Delivery System (TDS).
NGSS Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/2018-NGSS_Field-Test_TAM_FINAL.pdf
This manual provides information for Test Administrators (TAs) administering the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Field Test. It outlines rules and policies that should be followed prior to, during and after test administration.” 
Students in PSIS who attend Out-of-State Facilities or In-State Non-Approved Facilities /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Students-in-PSIS-who-attend-Out-of-State-Facilities-or-In-State-Non-Approved-Facilities.pdf
This guidance is intended for District Administrators with students in PSIS who attend Out-of-State Facilities or who are in In-State Non-Approved Facilities. Connecticut public school districts are responsible to test students in the Public School Information System (PSIS) who are enrolled in out-of-state facilities or are enrolled in state non-approved schools. This document includes information on how to administer the Connecticut Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Field Test, Connecticut Alternate Science Field Test, Smarter Balanced assessment, and the Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA). It is also required that districts test these students in Grade 11 who are enrolled in out-of-state or in-state non-approved programs with the Connecticut SAT School Day assessment.