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TELPAS

STAAR Alternate 2

TEA is administering a second survey regarding administration of STAAR Alternate 2. The deadline to respond is April 24, 2015. The survey is posted at this link: http://www.TexasAssessment.com/STAARAlternate2PostAdminSurvey.

TELPAS Update

TELPAS Calibration Set 3 Access Code As part of the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) holistic rating training requirements, individuals who do not calibrate after completing the second set of calibration activities will be provided supplemental training support before attempting the third and final set of calibration activities. Raters will be given an […]

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 […]

STAAR Update

March 2015 STAAR Materials Lists Now Available for Participating Districts The March 2015 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness  (STAAR®) end-of-course (EOC) and March 2015 STAAR grades 4 and 7 writing and grades 5 and 8 reading Test Materials Lists are now available via the Texas Assessment Management System, delivered through PearsonAccess. Go to […]

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 […]

Proctor Caching for 2015 TELPAS Online Assessments

This communication is to inform you that the 2015 Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) online forms are available for caching (downloading). Please share this information with appropriate district staff.   The use of proctor caching is required for online testing. Test content must be cached so that it is locally available on the […]

March 2015 STAAR Materials Lists Now Available for Participating Districts

The March 2015 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness  (STAAR®) end-of-course (EOC) and March 2015 STAAR grades 4 and 7 writing and grades 5 and 8 reading Test Materials Lists are now available via the Texas Assessment Management System, delivered through PearsonAccess. Go to http://www.TexasAssessment.com/login under Reports > View Published Reports.   The lists […]

Update Braille Student Information for March 2015 STAAR Administrations

This is a reminder that districts can update braille student information online for the following March 2015 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) test administrations. March STAAR grades 4 and 7 writing and grades 5 and 8 reading March STAAR end-of-course (EOC) Updates to braille information for the above March 2015 STAAR administrations […]

Proctor Caching for March 2015 TAKS Exit Level Online Assessments

The online assessments for the March 2015 Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) exit level administration are now available for caching (downloading). Share this information with appropriate district staff. These assessments are scheduled to be administered during the week of March 2–6, 2015.   The use of proctor caching is required for online testing. […]

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