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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

Spring 2016 MCAS Test Administration Resources

Administration Manuals

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Spring 2016 MCAS Administration Manuals
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MCAS Test Security Requirements

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Spring 2016 MCAS Practice Tests

Additional Policies/Resources

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Student Assessment Resources
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Updates for the Spring 2016 MCAS Test Administration for Grades 3–8 English Language Arts and Mathematics (see ELA ppt below)
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English Language Arts Updates for the Spring 2016 MCAS Test Administration for Grades 3–8
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Guidance on Testing for Transfer Students
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Schools' Sample Materials for Coordinating MCAS Test Administration
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Superintendent's Assurance of Proper Test Administration Form
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Quiz on Test Administration Protocols
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Spring 2016 MCAS Test Administration Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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MCAS Participation Guidelines for Koplik Award Eligibility
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Complete Lists of Test Materials (For Use When Inventorying Materials)
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Complete Lists of Test Materials for MCAS-Alt (For Use When Inventorying Materials)
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Participation Requirements and Guidelines for the 2015-2016 MCAS High School Tests and Retests
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Bilingual Dictionaries and Glossaries Authorized for Use by English Language Learners on MCAS and PARCC Tests - Updated Fall 2015
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Information about the History and Social Science Tests

Sample Letters and Forms

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Sample Non-Participation Letters and Forms (in English and other languages)
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Form to Request Permission for Testing in an Alternate Setting
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Accommodation 20 Cover Sheet
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Pre-approved graphic organizers for use with students with disabilities who receive accommodation 20
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Form to Request Permission to Test an Adult with Accommodations
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Sample Letters to Employers

2016 Spring Training Sessions

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2016 MCAS Test Administration Training Sessions


Last Updated: March 29, 2016
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