Request for Proposal

Attachment ARFP NDE.GA.ASMT.2016, 86 pages

Attachment B consists of the following portions of the DRC bid proposal

The signed RFP bidder form (first page of the RFP), 1 page 
Completed Bidder Contract Sheet (page 75 of the RFP), 1 page
Initialed Part III Terms and Conditions (pages 10 through 28 of the RFP), 18 pages
Section 4 (Technical Approach) of the DRC technical proposal dated February 1, 2017, 286 pages
Memo for NeSA ELA Peer Review Support, dated April 28, 2017, 2 pages
Memo for Development of Mathematics Achievement Level Descriptors, dated August 8, 2017, 6 pages
Memo for Development of Science Indicators, dated September 21, 2017, 2 pages

Attachment C Statement of Work-Nebraska Alternate Assessment

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NeSA Writing

Score Verification

2016 NeSA-W Verification Form

2016 NeSA-W Transcription Submission Form

Sample of Score Verification

 
 

NeSA W Reports

NeSA-W Reports WebEx Training Presentation

2015-16 NeSA-W Reports Interpretive Guide

2014-15 NeSA W Reports Training Invitation

2014-15 NeSA W Reports Interpretive Guide

2014-15 NeSA W Reports Training Presentation PowerPoint

2014-15 NeSA W Reports Training Presentation PDF

2015-2016 NeSA W Test Administration

2016-2016 NeSA-W Reports Recording

NeSA-W Test Administration Training Recording

2015-2016 NeSA-W Paper-Pencil and Online Test Administration Training (Power Point)

2015-2016 NeSA-W Online Test Administration Manual

2015-2016 NeSA-W Paper-Pencil Manual

2015-2016 NeSA W Practice Test & Field Test

NeSA W Practice Test Administration Training Recording (45 min 28 sec, plays best in Chrome)

NeSA-W Field Test Administration Recording (26 min, 32 sec, plays best in Chrome)

 

2013 NeSA-Writing Rubric/Scoring Training

2013 NeSA-Writing Rubric/Scoring Training– PowerPoint

NeSA-W Rubric/Scoring Training- Practice Papers Grade 4

NeSA-W Rubric/Scoring Training- Practice Papers Grade 8

NeSA-W Rubric/Scoring Training- Practice Papers Grade 11

 

NeSA Writing Conversion Tables

NeSA-W Cut Scores for Grades 4, 8 and 11

NeSA-W Conversion Tables – Grade 4

NeSA-W Conversion Tables – Grade 8

NeSA-W Conversion Tables – Grade 11

Useful NeSA Writing Testing Tools:

Grade 4Grade 8Grade 11
   
Grade 4 Analytic RubricGrade 8 Analytic RubricGrade 11 Analytic Rubric
   
NeSA-W PLD Grade 4NeSA-W PLD Grade 8NeSA-W PLD Grade 11
   
Characteristics of the Mode – NarrativeCharacteristics of the Mode – DescriptiveCharacteristics of the Mode – Persausive
   
NeSA-W Conversion Tables – Gr 4NeSA-W Conversion Tables – Gr 8NeSA-W Conversion Tables – Gr 11
 Combined Grades 8 and 11 Conversion Table 
   
Writing Raw Score Calculator – .xlsx versionWriting Raw Score Calculator – .xlsx versionWriting Raw Score Calculator – .xls version
   
Rubric Self-Assessment Tool Grade 4Rubric Self-Assessment Tool Grade 8Rubric Self-Assessment Tool Grade 11
   
Rubric Self-Assessment Tool Grade 4 (Spanish)Rubric Self-Assessment Tool Grade 8 (Spanish)Rubric Self-Assessment Tool Grade 11 (Spanish)
   
2016 NeSA Writing Grade 4 Scoring Sample2016 NeSA Writing Grade 8 Scoring Sample2016 NeSA Writing Grade 11 Scoring Sample
   
2015 NeSA Writing Grade 4 Scoring Sample2015 NeSA Writing Grade 8 Scoring Sample2015 NeSA Writing Grade 11 Scoring Sample
   
2014 NeSA Writing Grade 4 Scoring Sample2014 NeSA Writing Grade 8 Scoring Sample2014 NeSA Writing Grade 11 Scoring Sample
   
2013 NeSA Writing Grade 4 Scoring Sample2013 NeSA Writing Grade 8 Scoring Sample2013 NeSA Writing Grade 11 Scoring Sample
   
2012 NeSA Writing Grade 4 Scoring Sample2012 NeSA Writing Grade 8 Scoring Sample2012 NeSA Writing Grade 11 Scoring Guide and Examples
   
 2011 NeSA Writing Grade 8 Scoring Sample2011 NeSA Writing Grade 11 Scoring Guide and Examples
   
NeSA Writing PowerPoint – Analytic Training for Grade 4 – July 2012
  
NeSA Writing PowerPoint – Analytic Training for Grades 8 and 11 in November 2011
   
Grade 11 Online Pilot Analytic Rubric Training Broadcast
   
Past 4th Grade PromptsPast 8th Grade PromptsPast 11th Grade Prompts

NeSA-Writing Studies:

Conducting an Alignment Study for the  Nebraska Statewide Writing Assessment (March 2009)

 

NeSA-Writing Interpretive Guides:

Nebraska Analytic Scoring Model

2014 NeSA Writing Reports Interpretive Guide

2013 NeSA Writing Reports Interpretive Guide

2012 NeSA Writing Reports Interpretive Guide

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NeSA Reading

NeSA-R Table of Specifications:

NeSA-R Practice Tests: 

2013 NeSA Reading practice tests

2013 NeSA Spanish practice tests

Previous practice tests

NeSA-R Performance Level Descriptors:

NeSA-Reading Performance Level Descriptors

Webb’s Depth of Knowledge Information:

NeSA-Reading

NeSA Reading Studies:

2015 Correlation of NeSA-Reading with National Assessment Instruments

2014 Correlation of NeSA-Reading with National Assessment Instruments

2013 Correlation of NeSA-Reading with National Assessment Instruments

2012 Correlation of NeSA-Reading with National Assessment Instruments

 

2011 Correlation of NeSA-Reading with National Assessment Instruments

2011 NeSA Technical Report (Appendices)


2011 NeSA Comparability Study Results – Reading and Mathematics (Jan 2012)

2010 Nebraska Reading Alignment Study

2010 NeSA Reading Standard Setting Technical Report

2010 NeSA Grades 3-8 and 11 Reading Operational and Mathematics Field Test Technical Report

2010 NeSA Paper and Pencil versus Computer Administered Assessment Comparability Study for Reading (Computerized Assessments and Learning)

2009 Nebraska Reading Alignment Study

NeSA AAR Technical Reports

2015 NeSA Alternate Technical Report (Appendices)

2015 NeSA Alternate Technical Report (No Appendices)

2014 NeSA Alternate Technical Report (Appendices)

2014 NeSA Alternate Technical Report (No Appendices)

2011 Standard Setting Report for the Nebraska State Accountability Alternate Assessments of Mathematics (NeSA-AAM) and Reading (NeSA-AAR) (Alpine Testing Solutions)

2010 Standard Setting Report for the Nebraska State Accountability Alternate Assessment of Reading (NeSA-AAR) (Alpine Testing Solutions)

2010 NeSA-AAR Alternate Alignment Analysis of Reading Extended Indicators and Operational Alternate Reading Assessment Report (Norman L. Webb)

 

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Published Articles about STARS

STARS Published Articles

Keeping Our Focus, Expanding Our Vision, Finding the Balance

by Pat Roschewski

NCSA Today, September 2008

The Road Less Traveled

by Chris Gallagher and Suzanne Ratzlaff

Educational Leadership, December 2007/January 2008

Nebraska STARS: Achieving Results

by Pat Roschewski, Jody Isernhagen and Leon Dappen

Phi Delta Kappan, February 2006

Turning the Accountability Tables: Ten Progressive Lessons from One ‘Backward’ State

by Chris Gallagher

Phi Delta Kappan, January 2004

Nebraska STARS Line Up

by Pat Roschewski

Phi Delta Kappan, March 2003

Nebraskans Reach for the STARS

by Pat Roschewski and Jody Isernhagen

Phi Delta Kappan, April 2001

Building State Assessment from the Classroom Up

by Doug Christensen

The School Administrator, December 2001

A Seat at the Table

by Chris Gallagher

Phi Delta Kappan, March 2000

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STARS Technical Reports

STARS Archived Reports

Statewide Writing Alignment Studies

Conducting an Alignment Study for the  Nebraska Statewide Writing Assessment (March 2009)

2007 Statewide Writing Assessment Standard Setting Study for Grades 4, 8 and 11 Final Report

2006 Statewide Writing Assessment Standard Setting Study for Grades 4, 8 and 11 Final Report

2005 Statewide Writing Assessment Standard Setting Study for Grades 4, 8 and 11 Final Report

2004 Statewide Writing Assessment Standard Setting Report for Grades 4, 8 and 11 Final Report

 

Statewide Writing Assessment Reports:

2010 Statewide Writing Assessment for Grades 4, 8 and 11 Scoring Report

2007-2008 Summary of Procedures for Statewide Writing Assessment for Grades 4, 8, and 11

2008 Scoring Report Statewide Writing Assessment for Grades 4, 8 and 11

2007 Scoring Report for Statewide Writing Assessment for Grades 4, 8 and 11

2006 Scoring Report for Statewide Writing Assessment for Grades 4, 8 and 11

2003 Technical Report Scoring of the Nebraska Statewide Eighth Grade Writing Assessment

2002 Scoring Report for Statewide Writing Assessment, Grade 4

Local Assessment Evaluation and Technical Reports

Report on the Nebraska Peer Review Process (Schraw, 2007)

The Quality of Local District Assessment (Brookhart, 2006)

Evaluation of Six Quality Criteria (Lane, 2006)

Alignment Study (Buros, 2005)

Local District Assessments: One Indicator for the Validation of Nebraska’s Standards, Assessment, and Accountability (Brookhart, 2004)

2004 An Examination of 2002-2004 Nebraska Criterion Referenced Tests, Norm Referenced Tests, and District Portfolio Ratings for Math at Grades 4, 8 and 11 (Isernhagen, Dappan)

Analysis of the District Assessment Portfolio (Forte Fast, 2004)

Final Report on the Analysis of STARS Data (Schraw, 2004)

Exploring Nebraska’s Decision Rules for Adequate Yearly Progress (Beaudoin, 2004)

Examining the Potential for Selected NRTs and Locally Developed CRTs to Classify Students into Performance Categories in Reading and Mathematics (Buros, 2004)

Evaluating Nebraska’s District Assessment Portfolios and Recommending Model Assessment

2003 Evaluating Nebraska’s District Assessment Portfolios and Recommending Model Assessments for Reading, Speaking and Listening: 2002-2003 (Buckendahl, Impara, Plake, Ferdous, Haack)

2002 Evaluating Nebraska’s District Assessment Portfolios and Recommending Model Assessments for Mathematics: 2001-2002 (Buckendahl, Impara, Plake)

2002 Cutscores for District Performance Classifications for the State of the Schools Report Based on the Percentage of Students Meeting the Mathematics Standards (Impara, Buckendahl, Plake)

2001 Cutscores for District Performance Classifications for the State of the Schools Report Based on the Percentage of Students Meeting the Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening Standards (Plake, Impara, Buckendahl)

2001 Report of Model Assessments for Reading (Impara, Buchendahl, & Plake)

 

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STARS Updates 1-26

 

Update 1 May 2000
Update 2 August 2000
Update 3 September 2000
Update 4 December 2000
Update 5 March 2001
Update 6 Summer 2001
Update 7 October 2001
Update 8 March 2002
Update 9August 2002
Update 10 September 2002
Update 11 March 2003
Update 12 August 2003
Update 13 September 2003
Update 14 March 2004
Update 15 August 2004

Update 16 September 2004

Update 17 March 2005
Update 18 August 2005
Update 19 September 2005
Update 20 March 2006
Update 21 August 2006Update 22 September 2006Update 23 March 2007Update 24 August 2007Update 25 September 2007
Update 26 March 2008    

In August of 2008, these updates were renamed SAA Updates and are now found at this link: SAA Updates

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STARS Comprehensive Evaluations

Comprehensive Evaluation of STARS Yearly Reports

Year Eight: Transitions: A Journey to a Balanced Assessment System (Isernhagen and Mills, 2009)

Year Seven: Charting Stars: Engaging Conversations September 2008 (Isernhagen and Mills, 2008)

Year Six: Charting Stars: Pathways to Success October 2007 (Isernhagen and Mills, 2007)

Year Five: Portraits of Excellence October 2006 (Isernhagen, Dappan, and Mills, 2006)

Year Four: Voices from the Field September 2005 (Isernhagen, 2005)

Year Three: Charting Stars: New Conversations August 2004 (Gallagher, 2004)

Year Two: Sustainability as Challenge and Opportunity August 2003 (Gallagher, 2003)

Year One: Charting Stars: The State of Assessment in the State of Nebraska August 2002 (Gallagher, 2002)

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School Age Statewide Assessment Tests for Students with Disabilities

 

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Technical Advisory Committee for Statewide Assessment

Governor’s Technical Advisory Committee

Next meeting: April 24, 2013, The Cornhusker Hotel, Lincoln, NE

Committee Members

Former Minutes/Agendas

Meeting DateAgendaMinutes
12/9/14
December 9, 2014
5/6/14
12/4/13
4/24/13
11/7/12
11/2/11
5/10/11
10/19/10
06/25/10
10/27/09
02/17/09
12/03/08

 

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STARS Archives

STARS Archives

STARS Updates 1-26

STARS Comprehensive Evaluations

STARS Technical Reports

Published Articles about STARS

STARS Summafry Booklet (2006)

Technical Quality of Classroom-based Assessments

Six Quality Criteria

Six Quality Criteria Sample Charts

Six Traits of Writing

A Guide for Assuring the Technical Quality of Classroom Assessments

Guidelines and Requirements for Documenting Assessment Quality

Sample Mathematics Portfolio

Sample Reading Portfolio

District Assessment Portfolio Rubric

District Assessment Portfolio Rubric Checklist of Requirements

STARS Summary

 

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