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O regon’s A ssessment of K nowledge and S kills. Wisconsin Assessment Task Force December 2008. Oregon Described. There are approximately 43,000 kids in each grade with 198 Districts and about 1200 schools.

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o regon s a ssessment of k nowledge and s kills

Oregon’s Assessment of Knowledge and Skills

Wisconsin Assessment Task Force December 2008

oregon described
Oregon Described
  • There are approximately 43,000 kids in each grade with 198 Districts and about 1200 schools.
  • Oregon contributes about $2 billion per year with about $280 million in federal funds.
  • Oregon’s assessment is funded by the state and federal funds with a 50-50 split.
  • It rains. A lot.
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Oregon Described
  • Varied Geography and diverse philosophies
  • ELL population is increasing
  • Elementary schools appear to be creating slow and steady academic growth.
  • High schools appear to be flat
  • Local Control State
oregon history
Oregon History
  • Focus of Assessments shifted in mid 90’s from a district to student level
  • Assessments were based on multi leveled test developed in Portland Public School District
  • Formed the basis of Oregon’s vertical scale
  • Assessments since early 80’s
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OAKS
  • Oregon is a prime contractor and subcontracts out the implementation of the assessment
  • Oregon employs its educators to write assessment items and to score its on-demand writing assessments
oaks online
OAKS Online
  • Pilot for online assessments began in 2001
  • Participation in online assessments were voluntary
  • Students were able to have up to 3 opportunities and teachers received instant feedback
  • The state uses the highest score among the 3 opportunities for AYP
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OAKS Online
  • Adaptive within Grade Level
  • Window is open from Mid-October to Mid-May
  • Supported on Mac, Linux and PC
  • Maintains approximately 600+ items per grade and content area
  • Creates *huge* challenges when adopting new content standards
  • Still produce a paper assessment as well
a district perspective
A district perspective
  • Oregon supports 3 FTEs embedded in Regional Support Districts as help-desk staff
  • Districts have to decide how best to use the system
  • About 60% of students take the test more than once. Last year approximately 40% of students took the test twice and 20% took the test 3 times
  • Creates a substantial amount of data that need to be validated. Professional development is essential
  • The logistics of managing computer labs can be substantial
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