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Braille Requirements and Testing Manual 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Braille_Reqs_Manual_2016-2017.pdf
Sample Braille Ready Format (BRF) File /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/brfsample-2016-2017.brf
Sample Printer Output File (PRN) /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/prnsample1-2016-2017.prn
This manual provides information on administering the HSA Science Assessment to students who require the Braille accommodation. Sample BRF and PRN files are available for configuring printing software.
Guide to Navigating the Online HSAP Administration 2016–2017 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Guide-to-Navigating-Online-HSAP-Administration_2016-2017.pdf
This user guide provides instructions on how to use the online system applications, including the Test Administration Site and Student Testing Site.
SY 2016-2017 Testing Windows /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Memo_Testing-Windows-SY2016-17.pdf
This memo provides the School Year 2016-2017 testing windows for the Smarter Balanced Assessments, Hawaii State Science Assessments, Hawaii State Alternate Assessments, Hawaiian Language Assessments, End-of-Course Exams, ACT College and Career Readiness System, WIDA Access for ELLs 2.0, and NAEP Assessments.
Guidelines for Read Aloud, Test Reader 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Read-Aloud-Guidelines_2015-2016.pdf
When a student is unable to use text-to-speech as an embedded designated support or embedded accommodation due to other learning needs, the student may be eligible to use the non-embedded read aloud designated support or non-embedded read aloud accommodation that requires a test reader for the Smarter Balanced Assessments, Hawai‘i State Science Assessments (HSA Science), and End-of-Course (EOC) Exams.

A test reader is an adult who provides an oral presentation of the assessment text to the eligible student. The test reader must be trained and qualified and must follow the Guidelines for Read Aloud, Test Reader. The Security/Confidentiality Agreement on page 18 in the Guidelines for Read Aloud, Test Reader document must be signed by the test reader and the school Test Coordinator and submitted to the Department’s Assessment Section before the student is tested. A student’s score for an assessment will be invalidated if the signed form is not received before testing begins.

Guidelines for Simplified Test Directions 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/HSA-Science-and-EOC-Exams-Guidelines-for-Simplified-Test-Directions.pdf
These guidelines are intended for Test Administrators for implementation of the newly added HSA Science and EOC Exams designated support, Simplified Test Directions.
HSA Science and EOC Exams Test Administration Manual 2016–2017 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/TAM_HSA-Science-and-End-of-Course-Exams_2016-2017.pdf
This manual includes information about policies and procedures for Test Administrators, Test Coordinators, and others involved in test administration.
HSAP TIDE User Guide 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/TIDE_User_Guide_2016-2017.pdf
HSAP TIDE Quick Guide 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/TIDE-Quick-Guide_2016-2017.pdf
This user guide provides full instructions on using the TIDE system, including navigating and entering data into TIDE.

The Quick Guide provides a brief overview of the steps for activating your TIDE account, logging into TIDE, and adding user accounts (if allowed).

Smarter Balanced and HSA Science Parent Information Booklet (English) 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/HI-Smarter-Balanced-and-HSA-Science-PIB-2016-17_English.pdf
The Parent Information Booklet (PIB) includes information for the grades 3–8 and 11 Smarter Balanced ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Assessments and the grades 4 and 8 Hawaii State Science Assessments. Printed copies of one English PIB per student were delivered to each school in September 2016.

This Parent Information Booklet (PIB) in English was also available in 14 languages (not archived). One translated PIB for identified ELL students whose parents have indicated their home language is a language other than English in the eSIS home language file was also shipped to each school in September 2015.

Smarter Balanced and HSA Science Parent Letters (English) 2016–2017 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/2016-2017-Smarter-Balanced-HSA-Science-Parent-Letters-English.docx
Participation and non-participation letters that schools may send to parents along with the Parent Information Booklet about the grades 3-8 and 11 Smarter Balanced ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Assessments and the grades 4 and 8 Hawaii State Science Assessments are available in English and 14 translated languages (not archived).

These parent letters are Word documents that can be edited by school level staff members. Edits may include a school’s testing schedule, principal’s signature, and school phone number. If a student is included in two populations, e.g., IDEA-eligible and Home/Hospital Instruction, a customized parent letter can be created by inserting the appropriate text from the parent letter for each of these two populations.

HSA Science Blueprints /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Science_Blueprints1.pdf
The HSA Science Assessments for grades 4 and 8 measure students' attainment of all HCPS III standards and benchmarks. Students will be given three opportunities to take the HSA Science Assessments and will receive HCPS III reporting category scores. The blueprint for each grade displays the specific HCPS III standards and benchmarks included in each reporting category.
HSAP Systems User Roles and Access 2016–2017 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/HSAP_User_Roles_and_Access_2016-2017.pdf
This document indicates which users can access the features and tasks within each HSAP system (updated 11/14/16).
Reasons for Non-Participation User Guide 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/HI_Reasons-For-Non-Participation_User_Guide_2016-2017.pdf
Using TIDE to Identify Low Participation Rates /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Using-TIDE-to-Identify-Low-Participation-Rates.pdf
These documents provide instructions on how to generate a report of a school's non-participating students for the mandatory statewide assessments during the 2016-2017 HSAP Test Administration, and how to enter the required reasons for non-participation for those students.
Scribing Protocol 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Scribing-Protocol_2015_2016.pdf
Scribes are allowable for Smarter Balanced ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Assessments, Hawai‘i State Science Assessments (HSA Science), and End-of-Course (EOC) Exams as a documented non-embedded designated support for non-ELA writing items and a documented non-embedded accommodation for ELA writing items.

The scribe must be trained and qualified and must follow the Scribing Protocol. The Security/Confidentiality Agreement on page 5 in the Scribing Protocol document must be signed by the scribe and submitted to the Department’s Assessment Section before the student is tested.