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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

Spring 2020 MCAS Test Administration Resources

Go to the MCAS Resource Center for the following:
  • resources to prepare students, including a student tutorial, practice tests, and equation editor guides and reference sheets for Mathematics and STE
  • training modules for staff and recordings of previously offered training sessions
  • CBT technology guides and user guides, including guides for the SR/PNP and Infrastructure Trials

Test Administration Manuals

Test Administration Forms

Additional Policies/Resources

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MCAS Student Questionnaire (Views of Climate and Learning [VOCAL] Student Survey Project)
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Schools' Sample Materials for Coordinating MCAS Test Administration
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Complete List of Test Materials (For Use When Inventorying Shipments for PBT and MCAS-Alt)
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Spring 2020 MCAS
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Slide Template for Training Test Administrators

Technology-Related Resources for Computer-Based Testing

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PearsonAccess Next Updates for 2020
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Updates to TestNav for 2020
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Managed Chromebooks Required for Computer-Based Testing
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Digital Learning & Technology Resources
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Computer-based Testing Device Planner
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Technology Specifications for MCAS Computer-Based Testing
Note: Check this page regularly for updates.

Additional Policies/Resources for High Schools

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MCAS Participation Guidelines for Adams and Koplik Scholarship Award Eligibility
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Participation Guidelines for the MCAS High School Tests and Retests

Last Updated: March 12, 2020

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