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This portal is your source for information about Ohio’s State Tests in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.

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  • Fall 2017 Grade 3 ELA Score Release, Discrepant Records and Appeals

    Results
    Results for the fall 2017 grade 3 English language arts test will be available in the Online Reporting System Monday, December 18.

    You can find the following reporting resources on the Ohio's State Tests portal:

    • Performance standards
    • Performance level descriptors
    • District student results data file layout
    • Instructions for downloading student results data files from the Online Reporting System
    • Video tutorials for downloading student results data files, navigating the Online Reporting System and understanding the types of reports available in the Online Reporting System

    Discrepant Record Resolution
    Districts may begin resolving discrepant records for fall 2017 grade 3 English language arts tests in TIDE beginning Monday, December 18. District test coordinators must sign into the "Ohio State Tests 2017-2018" administration of TIDE and check the Discrepancy Resolution Task to resolve any records that require resolution. Review the Discrepancy Resolution Guidance document for instructions. Unresolved records will not be reported.

    Rescores and Verifications
    Districts may file rescores and verifications for grade 3 English language arts tests Monday, December 18 – Wednesday, January 31. District test coordinators must sign into the "Ohio State Tests 2017-2018" administration of TIDE and select the Test Status Request task to create rescores. District test coordinators must contact the Ohio Help Desk to create verifications. Review the Rescores and Verifications Guidance document for instructions.  

    Added December 15,2017
  • Fall Support Update

    iOS 11

    Due to a security concern with iOS 11.0 AIR is unable to support iOS 11.0. Districts should take steps to ensure their iPads do not update to iOS 11.0 before or during the fall 17 grade 3 English language arts test window. AIR and the Department recommend using iOS 9.x or 10.x until iOS 11.1 is released. AIR is testing the latest beta preview of iOS 11.1 and plans to support that update when it ships to customers. We do not anticipate that iOS 11.1 will be released until after the fall grade 3 English language arts test window. Districts should look for future communications on when AIR will support iOS 11.1. As a reminder, AIR supports the three most recent versions of iOS for secure student testing. When support begins for iOS 11.1, support for iOS 8.x will end.


    Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra

    AIR is still testing and resolving issues for macOS 10.13 High Sierra.  AIR and the Department recommend that districts avoid using machines with the latest macOS for secure testing. Districts should watch for future communications regarding support for macOS 10.13 High Sierra.


    AIR Secure Test App Version

    The secure test app for mobile devices and Chromebooks has been updated for 2017-2018. These devices generally auto-install app updates and no action is needed by districts to update the app on these devices. If you would like to verify your devices have the most recent app version, follow these steps:

    1. Open the secure test app on the device.
    2. Click the “Go to the Training Test Site” link below the student sign in box.
    3. This takes you to the Practice Test Sign In screen.
    4. In the lower right corner of the sign in box, find the Browser description.
    5. This indicates the browser type and version.
      The latest version numbers are:
      1. Chromebooks – 3.0
      2. iPads – 4.1

    Added October 17,2017
  • ORS and TIDE Downtime

    The Online Reporting System (ORS) will be down for maintenance starting at 8:00 PM on October 18 until approximately 8:00 AM on October 23. ORS will be inaccessible during this time.

    The TIDE system will be down for maintenance October 19 from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM. TIDE will be inaccessible during this time.

    We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For immediate assistance please contact the Ohio Help Desk at ohhelpdesk@air.org, 877-231-7809 option 2.

    Added October 16,2017
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