Here you can find diagrams and guidance for the packing and collections of exam materials for the 2017 Test Scoring Consortium.
|Guidance for 2017|
|2017 Packing and Collection Instructions|
|2017 Packing Diagram|
|2017 ELA Scoring Schedule|
|2017 Math Scoring Schedule|
|Charter Test Coordinator Presentation: Scoring|
|Test Scoring Consortium FAQs [under revision]|
Here you will find the latest guidance and handbooks for administering the 2017 New York State ELA, Mathematics, Science, and Regents Exams. These guides are produced mainly for district schools, but include regulations and resources suitable for charter schools. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
|2017 June Regents Charter Administration Training|
|2017 June Regents Administration Charter Memo|
|2017 June Regents Exam Schedule|
|2017 January Regents Exam Schedule|
|2017 January Regents Administration Charter Memo|
|Regents Scanning Handbook|
|2017 Science Grades 4 & 8 DOE Administration Memo|
|2017 NYS Grade 4 Science Testing Manual|
|2017 NYS Grade 8 Science Testing Manual|
McGraw Hill, a major of vendor to many state education departments, wrote this description of the Item Development Process for New York State.
A sample test for the New York State ELA Test for Grade 4.
A sample test for the New York State Mathematics Test for Grade 4.
Schools across the nation, faced with the challenge of helping all students achieve
high standards for learning, need clear guidance on how to engage in lasting,
effective improvement efforts. But after more than 30 years of education research and
countless improvement efforts, no clear consensus exists for how to get the job done.
School staff are periodically reminded to revisit their SMART goals—goals that are Strategic and Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-based, and Timebound, in order to better assess the student population across learning disciplines. This article by Jan O'Neill offers useful advice for doing so.
This document accompanies the presentaion Basic Data & Assessment.