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CSDE – Student Assessment News August 18, 2016 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_-_August_18_2016.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • New! The release of 2016 Connecticut Statewide Summative Assessment Data
  • New! Smarter Balanced Results Toolkit and Supports
  • Connecticut SAT School Day 2016 Results are Available on EdSight
  • New! PSAT for Alliance Districts
  • New! 2016-17 Important Dates
CSDE – Student Assessment News August 3, 2016 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_August_3_2016.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • New! Connecticut SAT School Day Release of 2016 Results
  • American Institutes for Research (AIR) System Maintenance Updates
  • The 6th Annual Data & Performance Summit
CSDE – Student Assessment News – July 20, 2016 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_-_July_20_2016.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • New! American Institutes for Research (AIR) System Maintenance Updates
  • Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment Updates
  • New! Summative Student Assessments in 2016-17
  • Data Collections and Reporting Updates
  • New! Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) Update
CSDE – Student Assessment News June 27, 2016 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_-_June_27_2016-2.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • 2016 Statewide Assessment Update
  • Medical Exemption Update
  • Data Collection and Reporting Update
  • EdSight
CSDE – Student Assessment News June 9, 2016 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_June_9_2016.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Smarter Balanced Assessment Updates
    • The Smarter Balanced Test Window Closes Friday, June 10, 201
    • Checking Student Completion Rates Using the TIDE Online Reporting System
  • The Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA)
    • The Connecticut Alternate Assessment Window Closes Friday, June 10, 2016
  • Medical Exemption Update
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System (PSIS)
  • EdSight
CSDE – Student Assessment News June 6, 2016 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_-_June_6_2016.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Smarter Balanced Assessment Updates
    • The Smarter Balanced Test Window Closes Friday, June 10, 2016
    • Checking Student Completion Rates Using the TIDE Online Reporting System
  • The Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA)
    • The Connecticut Alternate Assessment Window Closes Friday, June 10, 2016
  • Smarter Balanced Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System (PSIS)
    • TIDE-Related Assessments
  • Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments and Digital Library Update
CSDE – Student Assessment News May 11, 2016 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_May_11_2016.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Connecticut Alternate Assessments (CTAA)
    • New! CTAA English Language Arts for Grades 3 and 4
  • Connecticut SAT School Day Update
    • New! Connecticut SAT School Day Student Results
  • Kindergarten Assessment Update
    • New! Kindergarten Assessment
  • New! CSDE Joins Twitter and Facebook
CSDE – Student Assessment News April 26, 2016 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_-_April_26_2016.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Connecticut Alternate Assessments (CTAA)
    • Important information Regarding the CTAA
    • Administering the CTAA
    • Steps Prior to Administering the CTAA
    • NEW! CTAA Pre-Recorded Webinar
    • Contact Information for CTAA Support
  • Connecticut SAT School Day
    • Connecticut SAT School Day Update
  • Connecticut Smarter Balanced
    • NEW! Text-to-Speech Function (TTS)
    • Using the Online Reporting System to Plan and Manage Testing
CSDE – Student Assessment News April 14, 2016 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_-_April_14_206.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • The Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA)
    • The CTAA Window Opens on April 18, 2016
    • CTAA Resources
  • Connecticut Smarter Balanced
    • Smarter Balanced Assessments are Open for Administration through June 10, 2016
    • NEW! Connecticut Smarter Balanced Assessment Completion Data
    • Using the Online Reporting System to Plan and Manage Testing
    • Device Support Update
    • NEW! Digital Library
  • Connecticut SAT School Day
    • NEW! Connecticut SAT School Day Update
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News April 4, 2016 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_-_April_5_2016.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • The Connecticut Alternate Assessments (CTAA)
    • The CTAA Window Opens on April 18, 2016
    • NEW! CTAA Resources
  • Connecticut Smarter Balanced
    • Smarter Balanced Assessments are Open for Administration through June 10, 2016
    • Enhancements to the Test Administrator (TA) Interface
    • Using the Online Reporting System to Plan and Manage Testing
    • NEW! Device Support Update
    • Appeals
    • Digital Library Accounts
  • TIDE/PSIS Data Sync and New Data Elements in PSIS
    • TIDE-Related Assessments
    • PSIS and the Connecticut SAT School Day
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News March 22, 2016 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_March_22_2016.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science & Connecticut Alternate Assessments
    • The CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science Upload Window Closes on March 29, 2016
    • How to Monitor the Skills Checklist Upload Submissions
    • Generate a Test Completion Report
    • CTAA & CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science Trained Teacher List
  • CMT/CAPT Science
  • Connecticut Smarter Balanced
    • Smarter Balanced Assessments are Open for Administration
    • Appeals
    • Connecticut Smarter Balanced Performance Tasks
    • Enhancements to the Test Administrator (TA) Interface
    • Using the Online Reporting System to Plan and Manage Testing
    • Digital Library Accounts
  • CMT/CAPT Science and Smarter Balanced: Designated Supports and Accommodations
  • TIDE/PSIS Data Sync and New Data Elements in PSIS
    • TIDE-Related Assessments
    • PSIS and the Connecticut SAT School Day
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News March 11, 2016 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_March__11_2016.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Connecticut Smarter Balanced
    • Connecticut Smarter Balanced Performance Tasks
    • Smarter Balanced interim Assessment Teacher Hand Scoring Material is Available in TIDE
    • Enhancements to the Test Administrator (TA) Interface
  • CMT/CAPT Science
    • Science Test Administration Materials
  • CMT/CAPT Science and Smarter Balanced: Designated Supports and Accommodations
  • Connecticut Alternate Assessments (CTAA) and CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science
    • CTAA & CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science Trained Teacher List
    • Important Dates
    • CTAA and CMT/CAPT Skills Checklists Science Eligibility & Learner Characteristics Inventory (LCI)
  • Connecticut Alternate Assessments (CTAA)
    • Instructions for Marking a Student for the Alternate Assessment
  • SAT Update
    • Ordering Materials for the April 27, 2016, Make-Up Test
    • Submitting Requests for College Reportable and State Allowable Acommodations
    • making Corrections to Student Information
  • TIDE/PSIS Data Sync and New Data Elements in PSIS
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Connecticut SAT School Day
    • Connecticut SAT School Day Test Materials
    • Weather Policy
    • Administration Material
    • Parent/Guardian Informational Letter
  • Connecticut Smarter Balanced
    • Elimination of Smarter Balanced ELA Performance Tasks and Closure of the Interim Assessments
    • Summative Assessment Test Administration Manuals
  • CMT/CAPT Science
    • Science Test Administration Materials
  • CMT/CAPT Science and Smarter Balanced
    • Designated Supports and Accommodations
  • Connecticut Alternate Assessments & CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science
    • Revised Test Window for Connecticut Alternate Assessment
    • Confirming Entry of the CTAA and CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science Eligibility & Learner Characteristics Inventory
  • TIDE/PSIS Data Sync and New Data Elements in PSIS
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • CMT/CAPT Science and Smarter Balanced
    • Designated Supports and Accommodations
    • Request for Paper Testing Materials
  • CMT/CAPT Science
    • Science Test Administration Materials
    • Science Practice Tests
    • Parent/Guardian Brochures
  • Connecticut SAT School Day
    • Connecticut State-Allowed Accommodations Update
    • Test Center Supervisors and Services for Students with Disabilities Coordinators Mandatory Training
    • Administration Material
    • Associate Supervisors Training
    • Fee Waivers
    • Parent/Guardian Informational Letter
  • Connecticut Smarter Balanced
    • Summative Assessment Test Administration Manuals
    • Parent/Guardian Informational Letter
  • Connecticut Alternate Assessments & CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science
    • Revised Test Window for Connecticut Alternate Assessment
    • The CTAA will NOT include the Writing Constructed Response Item in 2015-16
    • Confirming Entry of the CTAA and CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science Eligibility & Learner Characteristics Inventory
    • CTAA and CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science Eligibility & Learner Characteristics Inventory
    • CTAA & CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science Training
    • Alternate Test Participation by Grade
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • District Test Coordinator Workshops
  • Overview of Accommodations Submissions
  • System Updates for Online Testing
  • Connecticut SAT Day School
    • Admission Tickets
    • Accommodations for English Learners
    • Breaks Accommodation Information
    • Connecticut SAT School Day Resources
  • Connecticut Smarter Balanced
    • Summative Assessment Test Administration Manuals
    • Clarification on Text-to-Speech Test Setting Options for Smarter Balanced
    • Interim Assessment
    • Digital Library Factsheet
  • Connecticut Alternate Assessments and CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science
    • CTAA and CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science Eligibility & Learner Characteristics Inventory
    • Learner Characteristics Inventory & the CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science Submission Process Update
    • CTAA & CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science Training
  • CMT/CAPT Science
    • Science Test Administration Manuals
    • Clarification on Text-to-Speech Test Settings Options for CMT/CAPT Science
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • District Test Coordinator Workshops
  • Connecticut SAT School Day
    • Connecticut SAT Student Registration and Entering Requests for Student Accommodations
    • Connecticut SAT School Day: Test Center Supervisor Training Session
    • Connecticut SAT School Day Administration Information
  • Connecticut Smarter Balanced
    • Testing Window Finalized
    • Elimination of Classroom Activity
    • Special Populations Information
  • Connecticut Alternate Assessments (CTAA) and CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science
    • Special Populations Information
  • CMT/CAPT Science
    • Special Populations Information
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • District Test Coordinator Workshops
  • Connecticut SAT School Day
    • Connecticut SAT Student Registration
    • Connecticut SAT Train the Trainer Workshops
    • College Board Educator Accounts
  • CMT/CAPT Science
    • 2016 CMT and CAPT Science
  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC)
    • NCSC 2015 Test Results
  • Connecticut Smarter Balanced and CMT/CAPT Science
    • Technology Requirements for Online Testing Webinar
    • TIDE, How to Start/Monitor Online Testing, and Test Settings Webinar
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News November 25, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/student_assessment_news_november_25_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Connecticut SAT School Day
    • Commissioner’s Letter Regarding the Connecticut SAT for Grade 11
    • School Registration
    • Overview of Connecticut SAT School Day Webinar
    • Connecticut SAT Implementation Workshop
    • Connecticut SAT Train the Trainer Workshops
    • College Board Student Accounts
    • Connecticut SAT Accommodations for Eligible Students
    • Understanding College Board Accommodations Webinar
    • Connecticut SAT Accommodations Options for Special Populations Workshop
  • Connecticut Smarter Balanced and CMT/CAPT Science
    • Technology Requirements for Online Testing Webinar
    • TIDE, How to Start/Monitor Online Testing, and Test Settings Webinar
  • Connecticut Smarter Balanced
    • Designated Supports and Accommodations
    • Professional Development Opportunities
Connecituct State Department of Education – Student Assessment News October 29, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/student_assessment_news_october_29_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • CMT/CAPT Science
    • CMT/CAPT Science Individual Student Reports and Scores
  • Smarter Balanced
    • Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments
    • Professional Development Opportunities
Reminders:
  • Smarter Balanced
    • Test Information Distribution Engine Accounts
    • Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments
    • Designated Supports and Accommodations
    • Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System Sync
    • Smarter Balanced Parent Guides
    • New Testing Implications for English Learners
  • Smarter Balanced Digital Library
    • Digital Library Spotlight Webinar and Forum Series
    • Supporting Students with Disabilities Spotlight Webinar
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News October 23, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/student_assessment_news_october_23_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Smarter Balanced
    • Test Information Distribution Engine Accounts
    • Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments
    • Designated Supports and Accommodations
    • Test Information Distribution Engine and Public School Information System Sync
    • Smarter Balanced Parent Guides
    • New Testing Implications for English Learners
  • Smarter Balanced Digital Library
    • Digital Library Spotlight Webinar and Forum Series
    • Supporting Students with Disabilities Spotlight Webinar
Reminders:
  • Smarter Balanced
    • Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations 2015-2016 Presentation
    • Designated Supports/Accommodations Data Collection
    • Individual Student Reports for Outplaced Students
  •  Measurement Incorporated Web Portal
  • Test Supports and Accommodation Form
  • Connecticut State Department of Education Comprehensive Assessment Program Portal
  • Things to know about the 2015-2016 statewide assessments for special populations
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News October 1, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/student_assessment_news_october_1_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Smarter Balanced
    • Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations 2015-2016 Presentation
    • Designated Supports/Accommodations Data Collection
    • Individual Student Reports for Outplaced Students
  • Measurement Incorporated Web Portal
  • Test Supports and Accommodation Form
  • Connecticut State Department of Education Comprehensive Assessment Program Portal
  • Things to know about the 2015-2016 statewide assessments for special populations
Reminders:
  • Smarter Balanced
    • TIDE and ORS Downtimes
    • Online Reporting System Training Webinar
    • Sample Parent and Guardian Letters
    • TIDE User Accounts and District Testing Contacts
    • Digital Library: Supporting Students with Disabilities Spotlight Webinar
  • CMT/CAPT Science
    • Elimination of Retesting for CAPT Science
  • Highlights from Connecticut’s Approved Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility Request
  • Kindergarten Entrance Inventory
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News September 25, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/student_assessment_news_september_25_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Smarter Balanced
    • TIDE and ORS Downtimes
    • Online Reporting System Training Webinar
    • Sample Parent and Guardian Letters
    • TIDE User Accounts and District Testing Contacts
    • Digital Library: Supporting Students with Disabilities Spotlight Webinar
  • CMT/CAPT Science
    • Elimination of Retesting for CAPT Science
  • Highlights from Connecticut’s Approved Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility Request
  • Kindergarten Entrance Inventory
Reminders:
  • 2015 – 2016 Connecticut K-12 State Assessments
  • Test Supports and Accommodation Form
  • Smarter Balanced
    • Designated Supports/Accommodation Data Collection
    • Online Reporting System: Frequently Asked Question
    • Illustrative Mathematics Digital Library Spotlight Webinar
  • National Assessment of Educational Progress
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News September 18, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/student_assessment_news_september_18_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • 2015 – 2016 Connecticut K-12 State Assessments
  • Test Supports and Accommodation Form
Smarter Balanced:
  • Designated Supports/Accommodation Data Collection
  • Online Reporting System: Frequently Asked Question
  • Illustrative Mathematics Digital Library Spotlight Webinar
National Assessment of Educational Progress Reminders: Smarter Balanced
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News September 11, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/student_assessment_news_september_11_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Connecticut State Department of Education Web sites
  • Connecticut State Department of Education Comprehensive Assessment Program Portal
  • Support for Special Populations
Smarter Balanced:
  • Individual Student Reports
  • Online Reporting System Training Webinar
  • Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments
  • TIDE and ORS Downtimes
  • TIDE User Accounts and District Testing Contracts
Reminders:
  • Individual Student Reports
  • Connecticut’s Comprehensive Assessment Program Public Reporting Site
  • Smarter Balanced Secure Browser
  • Support for Special Populations
  • Governor Malloy Announces Approval to Reduce Standardized Testing for Grade 11 Students
  • Digital Library Spotlight Webinar and Forum Series
  • Digital Library Accounts
  • Smarter Balanced and CMT/CAPT Science Results
  • Smarter Balanced Results Toolkit and Supports
  • The What, the How and the Why of the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment Workshops
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News September 2, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/student_assessment_news_september_2_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Individual Student Reports
  • Connecticut’s Comprehensive Assessment Program Public Reporting Site
  • Smarter Balanced Educator Involvement Survey
  • Smarter Balanced Secure Browser
  • Support for Special Populations
  • Governor Malloy Announces Approval to Reduce Standardized Testing for Grade 11 Students
  • Digital Library Spotlight Webinar and Forum Series
Reminders
  • Digital Library Accounts
  • Smarter Balanced and CMT/CAPT Science Results
  • Smarter Balanced Results Toolkit and Supports
  • Smarter Balanced Educator Involvement Survey
  • The What, the How and the Why of the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment Workshops
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News August 28, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/student_assessment_news_august_28_2015.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Smarter Balanced and CMT/CAPT Science Results
Connecticut State Department of Education – Student Assessment News August 3, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/Student_Assessment_News_August_3_2016.pdf
Featured in this Student Assessment News:
  • Smarter Balanced and CMT/CAPT Science Results