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This portal is your source for information about Ohio’s State Tests in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.

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Announcements

  • System Maintenance Downtime on July 18

    The following systems will be inaccessible SaturdayJuly 18 from 9:00 a.m. through 12 p.m. (noon).

    • Test Information Delivery System (TIDE)
    • TA Interface and TA Practice Site
    • Online Reporting System (ORS)
    • Data Entry Interface
    • TA Certification Course
    • Assessment Systems Inbox

    We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For questions or concerns regarding this downtime, please contact the Ohio Help Desk at OHHelpdesk@cambiumassessment.com or 877-231-7809.

    Added July 16, 2020
  • Upcoming TIDE Downtime in Preparation for 2020-2021

    The Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) will be down for maintenance from FridayJuly 31 at 8:00 p.m. through Thursday, August 6 at 7:00 a.m. TIDE will be inaccessible during this time.

    During this downtime please note the following access limitations:

    • The Practice Test Site will be available but students can only log in under guest mode.
    • The Online Reporting System (ORS) will be available but the “manage rosters” tasks within ORS will not be available.

    We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For questions or concerns regarding this downtime, please contact the Ohio Help Desk at OHHelpdesk@cambiumassessment.com or 877-231-7809.

    Added July 16, 2020
  • Secure Browsers for 2020-2021

    Secure Browser version 12.5 for desktop and laptop devices is available to download from the Secure Browsers page of the portal. Version 12.5 of the secure browser is the only version that can be used beginning Sept. 1. Older versions of the secure browser installed on desktop and laptop devices cannot be used for secure student testing after Aug. 31.

    The new version of the Secure Test App for Chromebooks and iPads is not yet available. Please watch for future communication on the release of an updated Secure Test App for these platforms.

    Technical Documentation for 2020-2021

    With the release of Secure Browser v12.5 for desktops and laptops, the corresponding technical documents have been updated for 2020-2021 and can be found on the Technology Coordinator page of the portal. The Quick Guide for Setting Up Your Online Testing Technology is a one stop shop for information on installing and using the Secure Browser and Secure Test App, as well as information on preparing computers and tablets for online testing. Many schools and district should find this document covers all technology topics needed to prepare for testing.

    For schools and districts that need additional information, each of the following documents provides greater detail for the indicated operating system:

    • Technology Guide for Linux
    • Technology Guide for Mac
    • Technology Guide for Windows

    Updated Technology Guides for Chromebooks and iPads will be posted when the corresponding Secure Test Apps are released.

    Lastly, the Long Term Support Plan has also been updated. It provides information about support end dates for operating systems and devices to assist districts with long term technology planning.

    Added July 8, 2020
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