South Dakota Smarter Balanced Assessment

School districts will be using the American Institutes for Research (AIR) services to administer the South Dakota Smarter Balanced Assessment. Use this site to access resources and download the secure browser.

Recent Announcements

  • In an effort to streamline the system maintenance, AIR will be taking online systems offline once per month. This will allow AIR to systematically roll out updates. Urgent updates and updates that won’t cause disruption to live systems may still occur outside of the maintenance window. The scheduled maintenance window for July will be Friday, July 21 at 10:59 pm CT until Sunday, July 23 at 10pm CT. Users can resume accessing all active, online systems on Monday, July 24. Please refer to the Important Dates section of the portal for specific information for the future dates.

    Added July 20, 2017
  • To prepare for the start of the 2017-2018 school year, AIR will be updating AIR systems. These will require some scheduled downtime for the month of July for each system listed below.

     System Downtime
    TIDE Thursday, July 27 to Sunday July 30
    TA Interface, Student Testing Site, AIR Ways and THSS Already Offline

     

    Please note these downtimes are also listed on the Important Dates page for your reference.

    Added July 18, 2017
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South Dakota Smarter Balanced Assessment

School districts will be using the American Institutes for Research (AIR) services to administer the South Dakota Smarter Balanced Assessment. Use this site to access resources and download the secure browser.