Recent Announcements..

  • The portal is undergoing some cosmetic changes to improve the user experience.  User cards will now include a description field that explains the action of each button, and some of the buttons' titles have been slightly altered.  All cards still link to their usual systems and locations on the portal. No functional changes have been made to the portal.

    Added September 16, 2020
  • The iOS and ChromeOS Mobile Secure Browsers will be available in app stores for users beginning Monday, August 3rd. Both the ChromeOS and iOS apps will update automatically if the user already has the previous version installed from last year.

    Please note that the Android Secure Browsers will no longer be supported and, as a result, will be removed from the Portals and the Google Play Store in the coming days.

    Support for the old versions of both Mobile and Desktop Secure Browsers will end on August 31st.

    Added July 30, 2020
  • In preparation for TIDE going live for the 20-21 school year, system passwords will be reset. Once TIDE is available on Monday, August 3, all users will need to create a new password to gain access to TIDE. To reset your password from the WCAP portal home page, select Test Administrators or Test Coordinators, followed by the TIDE card. Select the "Request a new one for this school year” link just below the login prompt. Please reset your password at your earliest convenience.

    Added July 30, 2020
  • Information on reopening of schools can be found in OSPI’s Reopening Washington Schools 2020 District Planning Guide.

    Other COVID-19 guidance and resources can be found on the OSPI Novel Coronavirus Guidance and Resources page.

    As the new school year begins, we all continue to navigate through our work and make plans in these uncertain times. OSPI’s Assessment and Student Data team have been working on the planning, development, and implementation of the 2020-21 assessments. In the near term, here are a few things to note:
    Most of our systems will simply rollover and, as in previous years, with a few enhancements. Enhancements are highlighted in the system user guides.

    • Brand new for 2020-21 will be the debut of the Smarter Balanced reporting system for the interim and summative ELA and math test results
    • WCAS and ELPA21 scores will continue to report out through the Online Reporting System (ORS) through 2021
    • ELPA21 Screener will be available in early August
    • Secure Browser updates are now available
    • Tools for Teachers launched in June and replaced the Digital Library
    • The 2020-21 New and All DC training webcasts will broadcast in August

    Throughout the coming weeks, OSPI’s Assessment and Student Data team will continue building and posting assessment resources. Please continue to check back to this page for all important announcements.

    Added July 24, 2020
  • Secure Browser Updates for 2020-21

    The latest versions of the Desktop Secure Browser, 12.5, for Windows, Mac, and Linux were released on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

    Please see the Secure Browser page to download the latest version of the browser. Existing versions of the desktop secure browser will be supported through August 31, 2020.

    Please note that the newest version of the mobile secure browsers will be released at a later date this summer.

    Added July 15, 2020
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