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2019-20 and 2020-21 Testing Calendars

From TEA 12/13/18: The purpose of this email is to notify districts of updates to the 2019–2020 and 2020–2021 Student Assessment Testing Calendars. In response to feedback we received from districts and the Texas Association of School Administrators (T…

Data Validation Monitoring

In case you didn’t receive the email, TEA posted a letter to the administrator announcing the posting of the 2014-2015 Data Validation Monitoring Student Assessment Staging. If your district triggered any of these indicators such as excessive “O” coding, you will most likely be required to act in some manner. The letter is posted at […]

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.

General Assessment Update

2015 Online Accommodation Request Form and Request for Paper Administrations for STAAR L, STAAR A, TELPAS reading, and TAKS Online Accommodation Request Form The Online Accommodation Request Form is available and can be accessed at http://www.txetests.com/acc. Districts may begin submitting accommodation requests for the 2015 calendar year for eligible students needing a type 2 accommodation. […]

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 […]

VERY IMPORTANT: 2015 STAAR Grades 3–5 Test Administrator Manual

NOTE THESE URGENT changes to the 2015 STAAR Grades 3–5 and Grades 6–8 Test Administrator Manuals. Please communicate these updates to relevant testing personnel.   2015 STAAR Grades 3–5 Test Administrator Manual   Test Administration Directions for STAAR A Grade 4 Writing (Day 1)   Page 104         Administrator directions     2nd paragraph     1st sentence   […]

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 access code to proceed with the […]

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 access code to proceed with the […]

2015 Online Accommodation Request Form and Request for Paper Administrations for STAAR L, STAAR A, TELPAS reading, and TAKS

Online Accommodation Request Form The Online Accommodation Request Form is available and can be accessed at http://www.txetests.com/acc. Districts may begin submitting accommodation requests for the 2015 calendar year for eligible students needing a type 2 accommodation. Information about accommodations for students with disabilities, submitting online requests, and submission deadlines for all accommodation requests can be […]

Spring 2015 TELPAS Holistic Rating Training Information

Launch of 2015 TELPAS Training   The 2015 TELPAS online training courses in the Texas TrainingCenter at http://www.TexasAssessment.com/TexasTrainingCenter will be available beginning Monday, January 12, 2015. Access to the TrainingCenter requires …

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