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An archive of the weekly update for District Assessment Coordinators from the Division of Statewide Testing.

September 15, 2021 | Assessment Update

This update contains articles on the following topics: Deadline This Friday: Reimbursement Requests, Local Assessment and Advisory Committee Applications, WIDA Webinars, Benchmark Reports Coming Soon, Upcoming Opportunities.

September 8, 2021 | Assessment Update

This update contains articles on the following topics: Final Reports Resources Overview, Regularly Scheduled Extracts to SIS and Data Warehouse Vendors, Preparing for 2021–22 ACCESS and Alternate ACCESS, Nurturing Speaking Growth - WIDA Webinar Series & Self-Paced Learning Module, Odds and Ends.

September 1, 2021 | Assessment Update

This update contains articles on the following topics: Participation Calculation on Minnesota Report Card, Student Assessment History Report Rollover, Updates to Data and Availability of Reports, Entering Reimbursement Requests in GRR, Key Communication with Districts, Deadline for Feedback on Reading Alternate MCA Test Specifications, Service Available for Spring 2022 MCA and MTAS: Regularly Scheduled Extracts to SIS and Data Warehouse Vendors (repeat), Odds and Ends.

August 25, 2021 | Assessment Update

This update contains articles on the following topics: Final Assessments Results Release, Final Reports Delivery and Resources, TestNav Apps and Operating System (OS) Support, Service Available for Spring 2022 MCA and MTAS: Regularly Scheduled Extracts to SIS and Data Warehouse Vendors , Tech Update, Upcoming Opportunities, Odds and Ends.

August 18, 2021 | Assessment Update

This update contains articles on the following topics: Final Assessments Results Release, Toolkit for Families, Final Reports Delivery, Entering Reimbursement Requests in GRR, District Testing Calendar, Updating DAC Assignments in MDE-ORG, Odds and Ends, Upcoming Opportunities.

August 11, 2021 | Assessment Update

This update contains articles on the following topics: Assessment Results Remain Embargoed, Register Now: Preparation for Public Release of Statewide Results Webinar, Final Reports Delivery, Student Assessment History Report Rollover, PearsonAccess Next Reports: Planned Unavailability, Odds and Ends, and Upcoming Opportunities.

August 4, 2021 | Assessment Update

This update contains articles on the following topics: Local Assessment and Advisory Committee Applications, Reading Alternate MCA Test Specifications, 2023–24 State Testing Calendar, District Testing Calendar, Embargoed Test Results Summary, Odds and Ends, Upcoming Opportunities.

July 28, 2021 | Assessment Update

This update contains articles on the following topics: Revised Important Dates, Embargoed Test Results Summary, Secure PearsonAccess Next System Home Page Updates, Upcoming Opportunities.

July 21, 2021 | Assessment Update

This update contains articles on the following topics: Statewide Assessment Results Release Timeline, New DAC Reporting Training 2: Registration, Updated Academic Standards Implementation Schedule, Considerations for Using 2020–21 Assessment Results, WIDA Q&A Webinar Schedule 2021 – 2022.

July 14, 2021 | Assessment Update

This update contains articles on the following topics: DSR/SSR Files Posted, New DAC Reporting Training 2: Save the Date, ACCESS Scoring Appeal Requests, Chromebooks and Chrome OS Auto Update Expiration (AUE) Policy, PearsonAccess Next Reports: Planned Unavailability, Tech Update.

July 7, 2021 | Assessment Update

This update contains articles on the following topics: DSR/SSR Files Available Next Week, Early Student-Level Results for ACCESS/Alternate ACCESS (repeat), Entering Reimbursement Requests in GRR, Upcoming Opportunities.