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Smarter Balanced Newsletter Index Volume 1 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-AOE-Newsletter-Index_Volume1_Spring2015.pdf
Use this index document to easily find newsletters by topic.
June 5, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-June-5-2015-newsletter-18th-ed.pdf
Final Edition of the 2014/15 testing year: Feedback, Listening & Speaking script reminder, Exempt students in the ORS, New for 2016, Closing the Assessment Window
May 21, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-May-21-2015-newsletter-17th-ed.pdf
Closing the Assessment Window and non-progressing students
May 8, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-May-8-2015-newsletter-16th-ed.pdf
More Parent Opt-Out, Smarter Balanced website: Teacher Page & Digital Library, AVA, Read-Aloud (3-5) Accommodations Request, and Paper/Pencil Test Deadline
April 17, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Apr-17-2015-newsletter-14th-ed.pdf
Revisit “Parent Opt-out” and Exemptions, Update on Reporting, Feedback Surveys, TTS & Pausing, and a record for simultaneous testing!
April 24, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Apr-24-2015-newsletter-15th-ed1.pdf
Student Mobility (transfers), Newsletter Frequency, Smarter and EDC Webinars, DLM Students & TIDE
April 10, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Apr-10-2015-newsletter-13th-ed.pdf
Message on Feedback, Text To Speech Accommodation entries, & NECAP test shipment.
April 2, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Apr-2-2015-newsletter-12th-ed.pdf
New: Testing Tally, Appeals Process, Paper and Pencil Tests, & Print on Demand addendum
March 25, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Mar-25-2015-newsletter-11-edition.pdf
New Portal Resources, Information Security, PT Notes & Print on Demand
March 17, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Mar-17-2015-newsletter-10th-edition-2.pdf
Test Preparation Checklist, Selecting the Right Test & Session, Social Media, and New Accommodations and IEP meetings
March 9, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Mar-9-2015-newsletter-9th-ed.pdf
New 3-5 Human Reader Accommodation guideline, ChromeBook Software Update, Demographic Upload, and Public School and District Codes posted
March 2, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Mar-2-2015-newsletter-8th-ed.pdf
Trainings: Online Reporting System, ESL Webinar, Special Populations workshops, and Independent Schools Conference.  Text-to-Speech Accommodation entry,  Manually entering students in TIDE, and Testing Exemptions.
February 23, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Feb-23-2015-newsletter-7th-ed.pdf
Trainings: Online Reporting Systems, ESL Webinars, Special Populations workshops, and Independent Schools Conference.  AOE assistance vs. VT Help Desk.
February 17, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Feb-16-2015-newsletter-6th-ed.pdf
AIR Webinar Training, Tools for School Leaders, ELL Webinars, Adding Students in TIDE
February 9, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Feb-9-2015-newsletter-5th-ed.pdf
Webinar Training Announcement, District Training Video posted to VT portal, Scribe and Reader Training
February 2, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Feb-2015-newsletter-4th-ed.pdf
TIDE accounts, Understanding the SBAC Summative Assessment, Using personal devices
January 26, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Jan-2015-newsletter-3rd-ed.pdf
Announce VT-SBAC portal, ISAAP tool module, opting out of testing
January 21, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Jan-2015-newsletter-2nd-ed.pdf
Address District Test Admin. Role, SBAC system, training students
January 13, 2015 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-SBAC-Jan-2015-newsletter-AOE.pdf
General information, Testing Window