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This resource provides a link to the answer keys for the Smarter Balanced Practice Tests, the HSA Science Training Tests and Practice Tests, and the EOC Exams Practice Tests.
Home Schooling Guidelines /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Home-Schooling-Guidelines-2014-2015-Updated1.pdf
The parents of home-schooled students who have registered their students at public schools or public charter schools need to be given the testing options included in Hawai‘i Administrative Rules, Chapter 12: Compulsory Attendance Exceptions.
Braille Requirements and Testing Manual 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Braille_Testing_Manual_2017-2018.pdf
Sample Braille Ready Format (BRF) File /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/brfsample.brf
Sample Printer Output File (PRN) /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/prnsample1.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.

Guidelines for Read Aloud, Test Reader /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.

Guide to Navigating the Online HSAP Administration 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Guide-to-Navigating-Online-HSAP-Administration_2017-2018.pdf
This user guide provides instructions on how to use the online system applications, including the Test Administration Site and Student Testing Site.
Guidelines for Simplified Test Directions /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 HSA Science and EOC Exams designated support, Simplified Test Directions.
HSA Science and EOC Exams 100s Number Table /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/HSA-Science-and-EOC-Exams-100s-Number-Table.pdf
A table listing numbers from 1-100 is a non-embedded accommodation for grades 4 and above mathematics items. The 100s number table is to be used only for students with visual processing or spatial perception needs as documented in their IEP or 504 plan. This table may be printed only for students approved for this accommodation. Please see the HSA Science and EOC Exams Test Administration Manual for additional information on requesting this accommodation.
HSA Science and EOC Exams Test Administration Manual 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/HSA-EOC-TAM_2017-2018.pdf
This manual includes information about policies and procedures for Test Administrators, Test Coordinators, and others involved in test administration.
HSA Science and EOC Exams Multiplication Table /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/HSA-Science-and-EOC-Exams-Multiplication-Table.pdf
A single-digit (1–9) multiplication table is a non-embedded accommodation for grades 4 and above mathematics items. The multiplication table is to be used only for students with a documented and persistent calculation disability. This table may be printed only for students approved for this accommodation. Please see the HSA Science and EOC Exams Test Administration Manual for additional information on requesting this accommodation.
HSAP Systems User Roles and Access 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/HSAP_User_Roles_and_Access_2017-2018.pdf
This document indicates which users can access the features and tasks within each HSAP system.
HSAP TIDE User Guide 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/TIDE_User_Guide_2017-2018.pdf
HSAP TIDE Quick Guide 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/TIDE-Quick-Guide_2017-2018.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).

Keyboard Command Chart /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Keyboard-Navigation-for-Students.pdf
This document describes the keyboard shortcuts to navigate between test elements, features, and tools.
Scribing Protocol /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.

Test Tools Shortcut Sheets /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Test_Tools_Shortcut_Sheets.pdf

This printable sheet provides a quick reference to the test tools (four per page) which can be printed, cut, and distributed to students.