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General information about Smarter Balanced Assessments for Math and ELA, including assessment components, summative blueprints, content specifications, Item specifications (CAT/PT).
General information about Smarter Balanced Assessments for Math and ELA, including assessment components, summative blueprints, content specifications, Item specifications (CAT/PT).
You will access the Practice tests and find information about the Practice and Training Tests.
DeSSA Online Error Messages /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/DeSSA_System_Error_Messages1718.pdf
This document lists error codes and messages that may appear during online testing. The English and Spanish messages for each code are listed. Unchanged for 2018-19.

Use the Accessibility Guidelines documents to plan for all Delaware System of Student Assessments (DeSSA) to take place in the 2019–2020 school year.

Note that all Accessibility Manual Appendices (forms, protocols, and request forms) can be accessed as stand-alone documents on the DOE portal.

2020-2021 Assessment Calendar /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/2020-21-DeSSA-Calendar-8-26-20-F.pdf

The 2020-2021 consolidated assessment calendar for DCAS, SMARTER, ACCESS, PSAT, SAT, and NAEP assessments.

Accessibility Strategies for Remote Teaching and Learning /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/2020-21-SBAC-accessibility-strategies-for-remote-teaching-and-learning.pdf
This document provides a description of what accessibility resources look like in direct/synchronous and indirect/asynchronous teaching and learning environments.
Centralized Reporting System (CRS) - Retrieving Data for ELA and Math /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/2020-21-CRS-data-previous-years-one-pager.pdf
This one-oager provides information about retrieving data in the Centralized Reporting System (CRS).
Interim Assessment Handscore List /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/List_of_Smarter_Interims_to_be_handscored_in_2020-21.pdf
This document provides a list of Smarter Interim Assessments that are not autoscored by AI software and require handscoring by educators.
Interim Assessments Overview /core/fileparse.php/2667/urlt/2020-21-interim-assessments-overview.pdf
This document provides an overview of the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments.