Welcome!

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

  • Secure Browser Support

    Support for 2017-2018 secure browsers will end on December 31, 2018. All users should work with their technology coordinators to ensure they have the latest version available on the South Dakota portal.

    For schools using Macs desktops with secure browser 10.4 should also upgrade to the 10.6 version. Support for the secure browser 10.4 will also end on December 31, 2018. If schools upgrade to the 10.6 Mac Browser before December 31, student testing on interims are currently supported.

    For more information refer to the Secure Browser page.

    Added December 5, 2018
  • Interim Test Scoring Materials

    Interim Test Scoring Materials are now available for download in TIDE and AIRWays.

    To download hand-scoring resources from TIDE, navigate to the General Resources drop-down list in the banner and select Interim “Test Scoring Materials”. The Interim Test Scoring Materials page will appears with download links for the required resource. (Note: This feature is available for all roles except Test Administrators.)

    To download hand-scoring resources from AIRWays, Click the stack of books button in the upper-left corner of the report table. A pop-up window opens, displaying links to the available resources.

    Added November 16, 2018
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Welcome!

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.