Title III Directors Meeting. September 25, 2012. 2012-13 ELPA Window: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 to Tuesday, April 30, 2013. The 45-day limit remains in effect. As it was in 2011-12, ELPAs will not be re-opened if they are allowed to expire.
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September 25, 2012
The 45-day limit remains in effect. As it was in 2011-12, ELPAs will not be re-opened if they are allowed to expire.
If a student’s IEP or 504 Plan exempts the student from responding to a particular domain of the ELPA (reading, writing, speaking, or listening), districts may exempt a student from an ELPA domain in TIDE.
This new restricted resource will ensure that the student does not receive any items from the exempted domain when taking the ELPA and will replace the need for TAs to enter false responses through the student interface as in past years. For students who test with this new restricted resource, the student’s ELPA score will be generated based on the remaining domains.
Remember: This restricted resource may only be entered by either the DTSA or DSA and must be entered prior to approving the student to start the ELPA. Once a student has been approved to start the ELPA, the district may no longer set this restricted resource for the student. In addition to setting this restricted resource in TIDE, districts must also ensure that the student’s IEP code is entered correctly in Student Centered Staging using the ELPA “Only” IEP test administration codes found in Appendix J – Accessing Student Scores Online of the Test Administration Manual.
Student Interface at A Glance
Click to have instructions read aloud.
Click to mark item for review.
Click to select a comment about the item.
Click to view list of item pages. Pages with marked items will be indicated. Select item/item page to navigate.
Click for item type tutorial.
Toggle between test pages.
Zoom in/out buttons (to adjust text size).
Pause test button.
Student Interface with Passage
Click on arrow to expand the passage
Student Interface with Passage Expanded
Click on arrow to return passage to original size.
Regarding proposed K-1 blueprint changes, 2012-13
New FREE Spanish voice pack for Windows users – “Violeta”
Reference the TIDE Users Guide for installation and agreement
Your ESD partner should be your first contact for all assessment and accountability related support including OAKS Online, ELPA, test administration, Braille, etc.