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  • Interim Answer Keys:

    Due to Smarter Balanced security expectations, interim answer keys are no longer posted to the South Dakota portal.

    Added November 16, 2017
  • Update on iPad iOS11 support for Student Testing

    Student testing is now permissible on iPad iOS 11. For direction on its use with interim testing, please refer to the memo from SD DOE Office of Assessment.

    Added October 20, 2017
  • Update on Mac OS 10.13 for Student Testing

    AIR is still testing and resolving issues for Mac OS10.13. For schools using Mac desktops, AIR recommends that schools avoid using computers with the latest Mac OS for secure testing.

    Added October 20, 2017
  • Ending iPad support for iOS 8.4
    Per AIR’s support policy of only supporting the three latest operating systems for mobile devices, AIR will no longer support student testing on iPad iOS 8.4. For schools using iPads with iOS 8.4, AIR recommends using iOS 9.x or 10.x until iOS 11.1 is released.

    Added October 20, 2017
  • Due to operating system updates, AIR will delay deploying Secure Browser 10. We will support interim and practice tests using Secure Browser 9 through the end of the calendar year as we release version 10 on a staggered schedule. Schools with Secure Browser 9 will not be required to install the Secure Browser 10 until the cutover.

     

    Operating System Version
    Windows Desktop Secure Browser 10 available on 8/1
    Mac Desktop Secure Browser 10 available on 8/1
    Chrome OS Secure Browser 10 available on 8/8
    iPad iOS Secure Browser 10 available on 8/17
    Linux Secure Browser 10 available on 9/22
    Android Secure Browser 9 available

    See the Secure Browser page for more details.

    Added August 1, 2017

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Technology Coordinators

  • Update on iPad iOS11 support for Student Testing

    Student testing is now permissible on iPad iOS 11. For direction on its use with interim testing, please refer to the memo from SD DOE Office of Assessment.

    Added October 20, 2017
  • Update on Mac OS 10.13 for Student Testing

    AIR is still testing and resolving issues for Mac OS10.13. For schools using Mac desktops, AIR recommends that schools avoid using computers with the latest Mac OS for secure testing.

    Added October 20, 2017
  • Ending iPad support for iOS 8.4
    Per AIR’s support policy of only supporting the three latest operating systems for mobile devices, AIR will no longer support student testing on iPad iOS 8.4. For schools using iPads with iOS 8.4, AIR recommends using iOS 9.x or 10.x until iOS 11.1 is released.

    Added October 20, 2017
  • Due to operating system updates, AIR will delay deploying Secure Browser 10. We will support interim and practice tests using Secure Browser 9 through the end of the calendar year as we release version 10 on a staggered schedule. Schools with Secure Browser 9 will not be required to install the Secure Browser 10 until the cutover.

     

    Operating System Version
    Windows Desktop Secure Browser 10 available on 8/1
    Mac Desktop Secure Browser 10 available on 8/1
    Chrome OS Secure Browser 10 available on 8/8
    iPad iOS Secure Browser 10 available on 8/17
    Linux Secure Browser 10 available on 9/22
    Android Secure Browser 9 available

    See the Secure Browser page for more details.

    Added August 1, 2017

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