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Recent Announcements

  • The HSA-Alt Spring 2017 Paper/Pencil Directions for Administration manual has been posted to the Resources section of the HSA-Alt portal website. TAs and TCs may access the manuals by clicking on the links above, or via the Resources >> Test Coordinators / Test Administrators >> Test Administration >> Paper-Pencil Administration folder.

    Added January 12, 2017
  • The Assessment Section and AIR will present an HSA-Alt Test Coordinators – Spring 2017 Operational Assessment webinar on Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Topics covered will include an overview of the Spring 2017 operational HSA-Alt testing, and the roles and responsibilities of Test Coordinators before, during, and after the HSA-Alt testing window. The webinar will be recorded and posted in the Trainings and Webinars section of the HSA-Alt portal website.

    Added January 10, 2017
  • The self-registration feature for the Digital Library is now active. All teachers with a Lotus Notes email address ending in “@notes.k12.hi.us” are now able to self-register for Digital Library account access. Go to www.smarterbalancedlibrary.org, click the “Register for the Digital Library” button, and enter your name and email address ending in “@notes.k12.hi.us.” NOTE: Schools that use Yahoo, Gmail, or other non-Lotus Notes email addresses cannot use the self-registration feature at this time and should contact the Help Desk to register for a Digital Library account.

    Added December 22, 2016
  • AIR now supports testing on iOS 10.2 for all assessments and exams. Please ensure that all testing devices are updated as iOS 10.0 and 10.1 will no longer be supported as of December 31, 2016. For a full list of the supported operating systems for SY 2016-2017, please see the Supported Browsers page and the Secure Browsers page.

    Added December 21, 2016
  • The Test Delivery System (TDS) will be offline for maintenance on the following dates during the 2016-2017 school year: Monday, October 10th (re-opening at 6am HST on Tuesday, October 11th); Friday, November 18th (re-opening at 6am HST on Monday, November 21st); and Friday, February 17th (re-opening at 6am HST on Tuesday, February 21st following the Presidents Day holiday). Online training and practice tests, TIDE, and the Online Reporting System (ORS) will be available during scheduled TDS downtimes. A full list of all scheduled downtimes may be found on the Important Dates page of this portal website.

    Added October 5, 2016
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