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2018 STAAR Online Testing Issues

  The Commissioner has addressed the online testing issues experienced in April and again in May. In April, the event impacted students taking the grades 5 and 8 mathematics, 4 and 7 writing and English I tests.  In May, the event primarily impacted students taking the grades 3-8 reading test. During the April 2018 administration […]

Online Testing Update

Infrastructure Readiness for Online Testing Beginning in 2015, schools may be concurrently testing students online with State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) end-of-course (EOC), STAAR L, STAAR A, and standardized oral administration (SOA). Online tests that include audio and online accommodations (STAAR L, STAAR A, and SOA) require more bandwidth than STAAR EOC […]

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

STAAR March 23, 2015 – Deadline to order additional materials for the March 2015 STAAR EOC and March 2015 STAAR grades 4 and 7 writing and grades 5 and 8 reading administrations. Also, deadline to order additional materials IF you identified any participation count increases for the March administrations. March 6, 2015 – Deadline to […]

Updated Versions of Texas Assessment Management System Materials Now Available

March and May 2015 STAAR EOC Administration Activities Available on the Texas Assessment Management System

The window for managing the March and May 2015 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) end-of-course (EOC) administrations is now open in the Texas Assessment Management System, delivered through PearsonAccess. The activities for the…

March and April STAAR Grades 3-8 Student Data File Submission and Optional Reports Available on the Texas Assessment Management System

Districts may submit student data files to register, update, or add new students who will be participating in the March and April 2015 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) grades 3–8 administrations.   UPDATING OR CREATING …

Google Chrome and Java Updates Affecting Online Testing

Starting in January 2015, Google will phase out support for the Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface (NPAPI) architecture. This change will affect districts that plan to use the Chrome browser for 2015 online testing because TestNav 7 reli…

Infrastructure Readiness for Online Testing

Beginning in 2015, schools may be concurrently testing students online with State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) end-of-course (EOC), STAAR L, STAAR A, and standardized oral administration (SOA). Online tests that include audio an…

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