April 05, 2017 - Makeup Date: April 25, 2017
1-PAGE TEST DAY SCHEDULE has been posted!
Paper only, includes essay
All grade 11 students (unless they take DLM)
SAT Content Specifications & sample questions to help guide classroom instruction preparations have been published
Scoring Rubrics for the essay component have also been released
Math teachers & test proctors should also become familiar with the SAT Calculator Policy
A required Test Day Supervisor Training must be conducted Feb. 9 - March 17, 2017
Daily Practice for the New SAT is available for mobile devices (smartphones & tablets)
Full-length Practice Tests are available
Sample Questions for Math, Reading, Writing/Language & Essay are also available
The SAT Test is State-funded
ISBE SAT Web Page contains more information
Number of units & unit times are same as 2015-2016
PARCC Test Window = 30 consecutive school days within the state window of March 6-April 26, 2017
Grades 3-8 only - NO Fall Block administration
All online unless IEP/504 accommodations are in place
Practice site may be available as early as next week
Manuals are now available for your reading pleasure at www.isbe.net/assessment/parcc.htm
ISBE’s PARCC Place includes information for parents, students and educators
IL Science Assessment
Hard-copy assessments have been scanned.
ISBE has begun scoring constructed response items. Anyone interested in being a scorer should contact Angela Box (firstname.lastname@example.org) at SIU to learn more.
Standard Setting has not yet taken place.
Score data will not be released until all above items are completed & approved. When that might happen is not known.
2017 Dates: March 1-April 28
ISBE’s ISA website contains more detailed information
ACCESS for ELL
Updated: FAQ on ACCESS for ELLs and WIDA MODEL including information on training
2017 Dates: Jan 9 - Feb 10
ELL Assessment Resources from ISBE
DLM - AA
DLM-AA website from ISBE
Includes updated manuals
Dates: March 15-May 1, 2017