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Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News June 24, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_June_24_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News: 
  • 2015 Smarter Balanced Assessment Surveys
  • Digital Library
Reminders
  • The What, the How and the Why of the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment Workshops
  • Test Security Incident Log Secure Upload Instructions - The log should be uploaded by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 26, 2015.
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News June 18, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_June_18_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News: 
  • Smarter Balanced Testing Window Completion and Looking Ahead
  • CTAA Update
  • 2015 Smarter Balanced Assessment Surveys
  • The What, the How and the Why of the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment Workshops
  • Test Security Incident Log Secure Upload Instructions
  • Digital Library
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News June 12, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_June_12_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News: 
  • Testing Window Completion
  • 2015 Smarter Balanced Assessment Surveys
  • Test Security Incident Log Secure Upload Instructions
  • CMT and CAPT Science: Student Demographic Data Verification
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News June 10, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_June_10_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News: 
  • CMT and CAPT Science: Student Demographic Data Verification Re-opens June 10, 2015
  • Smarter Balanced Test Window Closes Friday, June 12, 2015
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System
  • Test Security Incident Log Secure Upload Instructions
Reminders
  • Information on Connecticut State Department of Education Assessment Results Release
  • Checking Student Completion Rates Using the TIDE Online Reporting System
  • Medical Exemption Update
  • TIDE Test Setting for English Learner (EL) Exemption
  • Documentation of Security Incidents: Use of Test Security Incident Log and Appeals System
  • Smarter Balanced Appeals Information
  • Additional Participation Considerations for Smarter Balanced Testing
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News June 5, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_June_5_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News: 
  • CMT and CAPT Science: Student Demographic Data Verification Re-opened
  • Smarter Balanced Test Window Closes Friday, June 12, 2015
  • NCSC/CTAA
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System
  • Information on Connecticut State Department of Education Assessment Results Release
Reminders
  • Checking Student Completion Rates Using the TIDE Online Reporting System
  • Medical Exemption Update
  • TIDE Test Setting for English Learner (EL) Exemption
  • Documentation of Security Incidents: Use of Test Security Incident Log and Appeals System
  • Smarter Balanced Appeals Information
  • Additional Participation Considerations for Smarter Balanced Testing
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News May 29, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_May_29_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News: 
  • CMT and CAPT Science: Student Demographic Data Verification
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System
  • Considerations about Testing Students as the Test Window Closes
  • Request for Proposal (RFP) #813
Reminders
  • Checking Student Completion Rates Using the TIDE Online Reporting System
  • TIDE Test Setting for English Learner (EL) Exemption
  • Medical Exemption Update
  • Documentation of Security Incidents: Use of Test Security Incident Log and Appeals System
  • Designated Supports for English Learners
  • Smarter Balanced Appeals Information
  • Additional Participation Considerations for Smarter Balanced Testing
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News May 26th, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_May_26_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News: 
  • CMT and CAPT Science Student Demographic Data Verification (SDDV) System Temporarily Shut Down
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News May 13, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_May_13_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News: 
  • CMT and CAPT Science: Student Demographic Data Verification
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System
  • NCSC Information
  • State Assessment Test Security Memorandum
Reminders:
  • Checking Student Completion Rates Using the TIDE Online Reporting System
  • Large Print and Paper Braille Material Orders
  • Assessment Viewing Application
  • Communication about Students with Disabilities and the Text-to-Speech Accommodation
  • AIR Smarter Balanced Help Desk
  • How to Activate a Test Session: Summative Assessment – Help Document
  • TIDE Test Setting for English Learner (EL) Exemption
  • Medical Exemption Update
  • Smarter Balanced Appeals Information
  • Documentation of Security Incidents: Use of Test Security Incident Log and Appeals System
  • Designated Supports for English Learners
  • NCSC/CTAA and Skills Checklist Science Students in TIDE
  • Participation Considerations for Smarter Balanced Testing
  • NCSC/CTAA Important Information
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News May 8, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_May_8_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • NCSC Information
  • Checking Student Completion Rates Using the TIDE Online Reporting System
  • Assessment Viewing Application (AVA)
  • TIDE Test Setting for English Learner (EL) Exemption Smarter Balanced Progress Report
  • Large Print and Paper Braille Material Orders
Reminders:
  • CMT and CAPT Science: Student Demographic Data Verification
  • Communication about Students with Disabilities and the Text-to-Speech Accommodation
  • AIR Smarter Balanced Help Desk
  • How to Activate a Test Session: Summative Assessment – Help Document
  • Spotlight on Digital Library Forums
  • Test Setting for English Learner (EL) Exemption – Now Available on TIDE
  • Medical Exemption Update
  • Smarter Balanced Appeals Information
  • Documentation of Security Incidents: Use of Test Security Incident Log and Appeals System
  • Smarter Balanced Progress Report
  • Designated Supports for EL Students
  • NCSC/CTAA and Skills Checklist Science Students in TIDE
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System Data Sync
  • Additional Participation Considerations for Smarter Balanced Testing
  • NCSC/CTAA Important Information
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News April 29, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_April_29_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News: 
  • CMT and CAPT Science: Student Demographic Data Verification Spotlight on Digital Library Forums
  • Updated iOS Mobile Secure Browser (v3.1)
  • Communication about Students with Disabilities and the Text-to-Speech Accommodation
  • NCSC/CTAA News
  • Smarter Balanced Progress Report
Reminders:
  • AIR Smarter Balanced Help Desk
  • How to Activate a Test Session: Summative Assessment – Help Document
  • Spotlight on Digital Library Forums
  • Test Setting for English Learner (EL) Exemption – Now Available on TIDE
  • Medical Exemption Update
  • Smarter Balanced Appeals Information
  • Documentation of Security Incidents: Use of Test Security Incident Log and Appeals System
  • Smarter Balanced Progress Report
  • Designated Supports for EL Students
  • Summative Assessment Achievement Level Descriptors
  • NCSC/CTAA and Skills Checklist Science Students in TIDE
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System Data Sync
  • Additional Participation Considerations for Smarter Balanced Testing
  • NCSC/CTAA Important Information
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News April 23, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_April_23_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News: 
  • NCSC/CTAA
  • Spotlight on Digital Library Forums
  • High School Smarter Balanced Testing
  • How to Activate a Test Session: Summative Assessment – Help Document
  • Test Setting for English Learner (EL) Exemption – Now Available on TIDE
  • Medical Exemption Update
  • AIR Smarter Balanced Help Desk
  • Smarter Balanced Progress Report
Reminders:
  • Designated Supports for EL Students
  • Summative Assessment Achievement Level Descriptors
  • Smarter Balanced Appeals Information
  • NCSC/CTAA and Skills Checklist Science Students in TIDE
  • NCSC/CTAA Important Information
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System Data Sync
  • Additional Participation Considerations for Smarter Balanced Testing
  • Documentation of Security Incidents: Use of Test Security Incident Log and Appeals System
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News April 15, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_April_15_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News: 
  • How to Activate a Test Session: Summative Assessment – Help Document
  • Designated Supports for EL Students
  • Summative Assessment Achievement Level Descriptors
  • NCSC/CTAA Progress
Reminders:
  • Smarter Balanced Appeals Information
  • NCSC/CTAA and Skills Checklist Science Students in TIDE
  • Spotlight on Digital Library Forums
  • NCSC/CTAA Important Information
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System Data Sync
  • Additional Participation Considerations for Smarter Balanced Testing
  • Translated Communication Tools for Smarter Balanced Assessments
  • Students who qualify for an English Learner (EL) Exemption
  • Documentation of Security Incidents: Use of Test Security Incident Log and Appeals System
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News April 8, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_April_8_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News: 
  • Smarter Balanced Appeals Information
  • NCSC Assessment System Errata Notice
  • NCSC/CTAA and Skills Checklist Science Students in TIDE
Reminders:
  • Spotlight on Digital Library Forums
  • NCSC/CTAA Important Information
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System Data Sync
  • Additional Participation Considerations for Smarter Balanced Testing
  • Translated Communication Tools for Smarter Balanced Assessments
  • Students who qualify for an English Learner (EL) Exemption
  • Documentation of Security Incidents: Use of Test Security Incident Log and Appeals System
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News April 2, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_April_2_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Spotlight on Digital Library Forums
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News March 30, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_March_30_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News: 
  • NCSC/CTAA Important Information
  • Additional Participation Considerations for Smarter Balanced Testing
  • Translated Communication Tools for Smarter Balanced Assessments
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System Data Sync Reminder
  • Students who qualify for an English Learner (EL) Exemption Reminder
  • Documentation of Security Incidents: Use of Test Security Incident Log and Appeals System Reminder
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Asessment News March 25, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_March_25_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science
  • Grade 5 Mathematics Classroom Activity
  • Students who qualify for an English Learner (EL) Exemption
  • NCSC System Update
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System Data Sync
  • NCSC/CTAA Students and TIDE
  • Data Privacy
  • Documentation of Security Incidents: Use of Test Security Incident Log and Appeals System
  • AIR Smarter Balanced Help Desk Reminder
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News March 16, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_March_16_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • NCSC/Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA)
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System Data Sync
  • How to Activate a Test Session: Summative Assessment – Help Document
  • Test Administration Guidance for Answering Students’ Questions during Testing
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News March 13, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_March_13_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • CSDE Smarter Balanced Assessment Portal (CT Portal)
  • New Test Administration Materials on the CSDE Smarter Balanced Assessment Portal
  • Smarter Balanced Test Administration Manual (TAM) and Test Coordinator Manual (TCM)
  • Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System Data Sync
  • 2015 CMT and CAPT Science Online Supplemental (Pilot) Testing
  • Arrival of Smarter Balanced Results Reminder
  • TIDE Information Related to Accommodations and Designated Supports Reminder
  • Parent Resources Reminder
  • Classroom Activities Availability Reminder
  • Smarter Balanced Recorded Webinars Reminder
  • Changes to the Read Aloud non-embedded Accommodation for Grades 3-5 English Language Arts (ELA) Reading Passages Reminder
  • NCSC/Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) Reminder
  • AIR Smarter Balanced Help Desk Reminder
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News March 11, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_March_11_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Changes to the Read Aloud non-embedded Accommodation for Grades 3-5 English Language Arts (ELA) Reading Passages
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News March 9, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_March_9_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • CMT/CAPT Science, CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science, CTAA and Smarter Balanced Test Window
  • Smarter Balanced Test Administration Manual (TAM) and Test Coordinator Manual (TCM)
  • Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System Data Sync
  • Arrival of Smarter Balanced Results
  • Parent Resources
  • New Test Administration Resources on the CSDE Smarter Balanced Portal
  • Smarter Balanced Recorded Webinars
  • Chromebook Software Update Required for Testing
  • Classroom Activities Availability
  • 2015 CMT and CAPT Science Online Supplemental (Pilot) Testing
  • NCSC/Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA)
  • TIDE Information Related to Accommodations and Designated Supports
  • Digital Library and Accounts
  • AIR Smarter Balanced Help Desk Reminder