Recent Announcements

  • TDS Downtime

    In preparation for the Winter administration, the Test Delivery System (TDS) will be down from Thursday, January 10, 2019 through Monday, January 14, 2019. TDS will not be accessible during this time. TDS will be accessible again for Modular and Interim testing on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

    Added January 9, 2019
  • TIDE Downtime 

    In preparation for the Winter administration, the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) will be down from December 24, 2018, through January 4, 2019. TIDE will not be accessible during this time. We recommend that schools update any student information for Modular and Interim testing before the Winter window prior to December 24th. TIDE will be accessible again on Monday, January 7, 2019.

    Added December 13, 2018
  • WY-ALT TA Training Registration Closing Soon

    The Spring 2019 WY-ALT Test Administrator Training Registration will be closing Thursday, January 3, 2019. This in-person training is mandatory for ALL Alternate Assessment Test Administrators who are administering the Spring 2019 WY-ALT. 

    Added December 13, 2018
  • Secure Browser Update - Mac OS

    AIR is now able to support testing for MacOS version 10.14. All field users using MacOS version 10.13 and 10.14 should update their Secure Browser to the latest version of 10.6 for future testing. Users please uninstall the old version of the Secure Browser and install the new version 10.6 by December 31, 2018. After this date, the previous secure browser will no longer be suported for MacOS. Please see the installation link on the Secure Browser page.

    If you need any help with installtion steps access the Secure Browser Installation Manual or call the for support.

    *Note the new browser will work on all versions of MacOS that's supported (10.9+)

    Added November 29, 2018
  • Technology Coordinator Resources

    New technology quick guides have been posted to portal for the 18-19 online administration. These guides contain information for configurations, troubleshooting, and installation of the Secure Browser. Please see the new available resources below for your convenience:

    Added November 21, 2018
  • ORS Downtime

    In preparation for the rollover to the 2018-19 administration, the Online Reporting System (ORS) will be experiencing some downtime from Oct.3-5. ORS will not be accessible during this time. We recommend that schools download all Individual Student Reports (ISRs) and other data files prior to October 3. ORS will be accessible again on Monday October 8, 2018.

    Added October 1, 2018
  • Writing Rubric Reminders

    WY-TOPP writing rubrics are available for the 2018-19 administration under Resources for the Modular, Interim, and Summative assessments. These rubrics are organized by grade band and by type of writing: informative, opinion, and argumentative writing. Writing prompts are offered as optional Modulars for each grade. Writing prompts are included on the Interim and Summative Assessments for grades 3, 5, 7, and 9.

    Added September 17, 2018
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