Recent Announcements

  • NDSA Assessments Cancelled for 19-20

    All state-wide assessments for accountability have been canceled for the 2019-2020 school year.  This includes the NDSA Mathematics, ELA, and Science assessments for grades 3-8 and 10.  If you have any questions concerning this, please contact the ND Department of Public Instruction Assessment Office.

    Added March 23, 2020
  • Reminder: Preliminary Scores

    NDSA student results presented in AIRWays Reporting are considered preliminary until official accountability data is released. Combined ELA scores will not appear until both the Reading and Writing tests are scored; Writing scores may take up to ten days to process.

    Added March 16, 2020
  • NDSA Factsheet

    Important information about the 2019–2020 North Dakota State Assessments (NDSA) in English Language Arts (ELA), math, and science can be found in the NDSA Factsheet.

    Added March 13, 2020
  • TA Certification

    This is a reminder that the Test Administrator (TA) Certification course is available for 2019–2020. All users who plan to administer the NDSA must take the TA Certification course, regardless of their user role in TIDE. If you have taken the TA Certification course in the past, you are required to complete the course again for the 2019–2020 school year in order to administer NDSA. The course can be accessed from the NDSA Assessment page of the portal.

    Added March 9, 2020
  • Printing Test Tickets prior to March 16, 2020

    While the Print Test Tickets option under Administering Test is not available until March 16th, you are able to print test tickets through the Preparing for Testing section in TIDE. First, teachers may search for the students or rosters . Please select the check boxes beside the students or rosters that need test tickets printed, then click the green print icon above the table on the left. This will bring up a dropdown, which has a Test Ticket option.

    Added March 9, 2020
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