Sunday, June 18, 2017

2017 MCAS Reporting Conference Call- June 26th

Training Sessions Currently Being Offered

Below is a list of current training opportunities offered by the Office of Student Assessment Services. Register for a session by clicking the link in the "Training Dates and Registration Link" column below.
Test(s)TopicsTraining Dates and Registration LinkAudience
MCAS Grades 3-8 and High School Tests
Reporting Conference Call for Spring 2017

Preliminary MCAS Results

During the MCAS reporting call, Department staff will discuss the first release of preliminary "raw" MCAS data, including updates to Next-Generation reporting for grades 3-8 English Language Arts, math, and legacy results for high school and for grades 5 and 8 STE. Topics will include:
  • full preliminary results for grade 10 ELA
  • state percent correct on selected response (multiple-choice) items for grades 3-8 ELA, grades 3-8 and 10 math, and grades 5 and 8 STE
  • a review of new variables in the MCAS csv file (posted to DropBoxes)
  • new achievement measures on Next-Generation MCAS (available in October)
  • reporting timelines for August preliminary results and the official public release in October

The Department will post a Power Point presentation for the call in DropBoxes and at the MCAS Service Center. There will be an opportunity to ask questions during the call.
Conference call session: 
June 26, 10:00–11:30 a.m.
Principals and MCAS test coordinators

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